How Effective is Medication Assisted Treatment?

Medication Assisted Treatment or Medication Assisted Therapy is the use of medications alongside psychotherapies like CBT. MAT is an evidence-based therapy meaning it has been researched and been shown to be effective for the treatment of substance abuse treatment; but how effective is it?

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CBT for Anxiety

Have you ever considered if your anxiety is well-founded? Through challenging anxious thoughts, putting “thoughts on trial,” and examining most likely outcomes one can find that worries, stressors, and other anxiety symptoms can often be reduced to a fleeting thought through empirically supported methods of cognitive-behavioral therapy. Even thoughts that do have clout can easily be surmounted with other techniques implemented with the self. With this guide, one can discover derivatives of this therapeutic battery for self-use in everyday scenarios.

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Depression can be the product of addiction or addiction can be the coping mechanism for depression: either way depression is very common with substance use disorders. Often times treating the depressive disorder through mental health treatment can be enough to fight addiction. Coalition Recovery is a Dual-Diagnosis facility meaning we can help treat both addiction…

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Did Your Childhood Make You Vulnerable to Addiction?

The study on Adverse Childhood Experiences has shown a direct relationship between childhood trauma and substance abuse disorders. Based on their findings, the more adverse experiences an individual had, the higher their risk of developing a health complication later in life– one of those being a substance abuse problem. The study restricted childhood trauma to…

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8 Powerful Advantages of Meditation

What is Meditation Individuals have practiced meditation since antiquity. Some of the earliest written records of meditation (Dhyana) come from the Hindi traditions of Vedantism around 1500 BCE. The aim of meditation is reducing stress, anxiety, depression, and pain, and increasing peace, perception and wellbeing. To meditate, an individual focuses their mind on a particular…

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