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CBT At JourneyPure At The River

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

At JourneyPure At The River, clients are treated through a variety of treatment methods, or “modalities.” Combining modalities makes a more comprehensive treatment. Addiction affects everyone differently, so combining modalities offers clients the best chance at lasting recovery. One of the most widely used modalities is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, or CBT. CBT is a psycho-social therapy that … Continued


Alcoholism Among Rural Older Adults: A Growing Problem

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Friday, February 16, 2018

As the opioid epidemic drags on, it can be all too easy to forget that alcohol use disorder (AUD), better known as alcoholism, remains a growing threat, especially for older adults living in rural areas. As drug and alcohol abuse among celebrities, teens, young adults, and veterans has entered the public consciousness, alcoholism among rural … Continued


Types of Alcoholics

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Thursday, November 2, 2017

If you think you can spot an alcoholic, you may be holding on to an old stereotype. There is a major difference between stereotypes and actual alcoholism. Although there are around 17.6 million alcoholics living in the U.S. – 1 in 12 adults – there is no “typical alcoholic.” They are vastly different in age, … Continued


Professionals and Addiction

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

The old stereotypes of alcohol and drug abuse may conjure images of dark alleys and shady drug deals on the bad side of town. But today, those stereotypes lay by the wayside. In 2017, there is no “typical” addict. It could be your family members, friends, neighbors or co-workers could all be living with an … Continued


Heavy Drinking or Alcoholism? Questions to Answer

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

The line between heavy drinking and alcoholism can be hard to detect, especially if you are starting to question your own drinking habits. Many people who have experienced consequences like frequent hangovers, blackouts, regretted decisions, interpersonal problems, or even arrests like DUIs, may find themselves asking, “Could I be an alcoholic?” Long before well-known symptoms … Continued


The Most Famous High-Functioning Alcoholics — Infographic

Monday, August 1, 2016

Our traditional mental image of an alcoholic is of someone who simply cannot keep their life together. The alcohol is interfering with their family, their friendships, their job, and their health. But 20% of alcoholics don’t look like this. They are called high-functioning alcoholics, and they have all the outward signs of success: a good … Continued


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    The coaching model, originally borrowed from sports, is very popular for all sorts of topics right now. There are coaches available to help you with your weight loss goals, to help you build or grow your business and to guide you to better health and ...

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  • Your Brain On Drugs: How the Damage Is Done and How to Undo It

    The study of the human brain has made great progress in recent years. In 2015, for example, new discoveries were made in the link between the brain and the immune system, new details were revealed about how the brain changes as we age and new insight ...

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  • How Heroin Travels in the U.S.—Infographic

    1960s Heroin Use To understand how heroin travels into the U.S. now, it’s important to understand the drug’s origin. Heroin was first synthesized in 1874 by English chemist C.R. Alder Wright. From the beginning, its intended purpose was f ...

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  • Treating Depression With Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

    Life is a series of ups and downs, and like many people, you may feel down from time to time. Feeling down, or that life is against you, is an all too common feeling in today’s society. As many as 14.8 million adults in the U.S. are affected by Ma ...

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