Types of Programs

Types of rehab programs for alcohol addiction.

Reviewing CBT

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Reviewing CBT

It’s been said that “we are what we think.” The 2015 edition of the Webster’s Dictionary defines “cognitive” as “of, relating to, or involving conscious mental activities.” Indeed, the cognitive patterns in our mind, whether we want them to exist there or not, have a strong influence on our emotions, behaviors and really our lives in their entirety. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (which we will refer to as CBT) is a form of mental therapy that employs the power within to reshape behavioral patterns. Clinical trials and scientific research prove time and again the...

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How to Use Employee Assistance Program Services

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How to Use Employee Assistance Program Services

An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a free service employers provide for their workers and those workers’ family members. It provides short-term counseling and can refer people to other treatment for problems that affect job performance. EAPs can help people overcome divorce, grief and even addiction, so that workers can remain productive and employed. Seek this professional help to begin addressing your unique problems. What do EAPs Treat? An EAP can help people overcome any of the following problems: Mental illness Substance abuse and addiction Marital tension Emotional...

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How to Get an Alcoholism Intervention Consultation

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How to Get an Alcoholism Intervention Consultation

Arranging an alcoholism intervention consultation can help family members help their loved one. Though families are not the responsible party when it comes to alcoholism, many alcoholics believe the behaviors of their families are the problem that needs to be addressed, thus ignoring their use of alcohol. Because of this incorrect placement of responsibility, as well as the frequency with which alcoholics are able to maintain assets and passable levels of productivity, it can be extremely difficult and fruitless for family members to attempt their own interventions. Some may believe that...

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What Are the Twelve Steps?

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What Are the Twelve Steps?

For a person beginning the journey to sobriety, attending group support meetings can be incredibly beneficial. The 12-step program offered by Alcoholics Anonymous and also Narcotics Anonymous has proven to help countless addicts get and stay sober. The 12-step Program The following are the steps involved in most 12-step programs: Step One: Addicts admit being powerless over alcohol, or drugs, and recognize that their lives have become unmanageable. Step Two: Addicts come to the belief that a power greater than themselves can help to restore them to sanity. This power does not necessarily...

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Teen Alcohol Rehab Treatment

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Teen Alcohol Rehab Treatment

Alcohol addiction is an extremely serious problem for people of all ages and backgrounds but teens are especially susceptible to alcohol use. Despite the legal drinking age in the US being 21 years old, 42 percent of teens have admitted to trying some alcohol, and 24 percent have experienced the effects of binge drinking. Defeating an alcohol addiction is difficult for anyone; for teens, it can feel almost impossible. The first step in helping teens, however, is knowing more about teen addiction. There is also alcohol rehab advice which can help you find the best course of treatment for teen...

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Alcohol Treatment Centers for Women

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Alcohol Treatment Centers for Women

Excessive alcohol consumption has profoundly negative effects on everyone but women are especially impacted. While studies have shown that women drink less often than men, women are also more affected than men by the same quantities of alcohol. This means that while alcohol addiction has profound effects on all users, women face more severe physical effects from prolonged alcohol use. It then becomes incredibly important to seek even basic alcohol rehab treatment in order to avoid these negative effects. If you have or think you have an alcohol addiction, the information below may be helpful...

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