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If you or a loved one are in need of help from drugs or alcohol, you’ve come to the right place. Read our blogs here to learn all about treatment options for substance abuse and how you can get help now.

How to Prep for In-Patient Treatment

Woman packs for treatment wondering if she is preparing well for her residential detox and substance use disorder inpatient addiction treatment

Tuesday, August 2, 2022

If you have the luxury of a little time to prepare before you enter in-patient drug addiction treatment, you are sure to be overcome with questions. In addition to the unknowns of treatment itself comes the laundry list of unfinished tasks and “to-dos” you didn’t quite get to before your program begins. The truth is, … Continued


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Addiction Treatment Blogs

If you or a loved one are in need of help from drugs or alcohol, you’ve come to the right place. Read our blogs here to learn all about treatment options for substance abuse and how you can get help now.

How Long Drug and Alcohol Rehab Lasts

Thursday, January 7, 2021

More than 20 million adults struggle with substance use disorder in the United States. The vast majority of those adults (roughly 15%) are addicted to alcohol, while the rest are addicted to drugs like heroin, cocaine, benzodiazepines, and meth. Unfortunately, less than 10% of those addicted to drugs and alcohol seek professional addiction treatment.  There … Continued


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If you or a loved one are in need of help from drugs or alcohol, you’ve come to the right place. Read our blogs here to learn all about treatment options for substance abuse and how you can get help now.

What is Substance-Induced Anxiety Disorder?

Tuesday, November 3, 2020

In the U.S., the most common mental illness is anxiety, with more than 40 million people diagnosed with an anxiety disorder. From obsessive-compulsive disorder and panic disorder to generalized anxiety and posttraumatic stress disorder, anxiety disorders like these are conditions that can develop because of biological, genetic, and environmental factors. While millions of people live … Continued


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If you or a loved one are in need of help from drugs or alcohol, you’ve come to the right place. Read our blogs here to learn all about treatment options for substance abuse and how you can get help now.

Xanax Withdrawal Timeline

Xanax withdrawal timeline

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Benzodiazepines like Xanax are some of the most commonly prescribed medications in the United States. They are used in the treatment of anxiety disorders (e.g. panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, social anxiety disorder) and sometimes to treat narcolepsy and other sleep-related disorders. Today, more than 40 million American adults have a clinical anxiety disorder, hence why … Continued


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If you or a loved one are in need of help from drugs or alcohol, you’ve come to the right place. Read our blogs here to learn all about treatment options for substance abuse and how you can get help now.

How Does Drug Rehab Work?

woman talking to therapist in drug rehab

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

If you are dealing with an active drug addiction, the thought of going to rehab can seem utterly frightening or even laughable. But there is nothing scary or funny about drug rehab, rather drug rehab is something that can save your life.  When you are abusing drugs and are unable to control your behaviors surrounding … Continued


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If you or a loved one are in need of help from drugs or alcohol, you’ve come to the right place. Read our blogs here to learn all about treatment options for substance abuse and how you can get help now.

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


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JourneyPure Medical Director Dr. Stephen Loyd To Speak at LHC Lunch and Learn

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Dr. Stephen Loyd, Medical Director of JourneyPure’s services in Middle Tennessee, is scheduled to speak at the Nashville Health Care Council’s “LHC Lunch and Learn” event on Tuesday, March 26, 2019. A nationally recognized thought leader and clinician, Dr. Loyd has decades of experience in internal medicine, mental health, and substance abuse services. His background … Continued


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Adolescent Therapist With CRC of Murfreesboro Focuses on Motivation to Counteract Difficulties of Growing Up

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Wednesday, November 28, 2018

It doesn’t take an expert to realize that the transition of any kind can trigger stress. And there’s no bigger transition in life than the transition from childhood to adulthood. Cameron Carpenter, an LPC-MHSP with the Counseling & Relationship Center of Murfreesboro, says that his work with adolescents has shown him that many terms attached … Continued


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Branches Counseling Center in Murfreesboro Offers Grief Recovery

Monday, November 5, 2018

Branches Counseling Center in Murfreesboro, Tenn. launched a grief recovery group to address issues of loss in the community. Led by Marlena Butler, a certified grief recovery specialist and clinical pastoral counselor, the eight-week program helps people work through their grief, embracing the pain rather than avoiding it. “That aim of the group is vastly … Continued


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Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Treating Addiction

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Friday, March 23, 2018

What is Dialectical Behavior Therapy Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a type of cognitive behavioral treatment used to treat addiction that was developed by Marsha Linehan in the 1980s. DBT was initially developed to treat borderline personality disorder and has proven to be successful in helping clients to manage emotions, regulate suicidal thoughts and ultimately turn … Continued


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Eagala and Addiction

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Monday, February 26, 2018

by Kelsey Kirkwood (MA, LADC) and Lynn Moore (MA, LADC), Acres for Life Therapy and Wellness Center (Minnesota) One of the first things counselors are taught in school is the value of individualized treatment planning. Taking into consideration evidenced-based practices and approaches, as well as customizing a plan specific to the individual being treated, is … Continued


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What Happens to Your Smartphone During Treatment?

Thursday, February 22, 2018

A common misconception about entering addiction treatment is that your smartphone will be taken away immediately. This makes sense on its surface since smartphones are many people’s first and most immediate connection to “the outside world,” that place where the addiction started. Smartphones also happen to be pretty “addictive” in and of themselves, pulling the … Continued


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Levels of Addiction Treatment: A Primer

woman in eating disorder treatment

Friday, February 16, 2018

If you or a loved one is in need of treatment, but you find all the different levels and abbreviations confusing, the following is a useful primer that defines what sort of treatment JourneyPure At The River and its related facilities provides. Keep in mind, we believe the key to breaking the drug addiction cycle … Continued


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Horse Power

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Thursday, February 8, 2018

The world can be divided into two kinds of people: horse people and non-horse people. The funny thing is, all horses are people horses. Also referred to as horse therapy or equine-assisted psychotherapy, equine therapy consists of direct interactions between people and horses. It is an evidence-based therapy that has shown efficacy in patients with depression, … Continued


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The Principles of Drug Addiction Treatment

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Tuesday, February 6, 2018

In 1999, the National Institute on Drug Abuse issued 13 principles of effective treatment for drug addiction, and these principles hold true today. Formulated after years of research, NIDA holds that the treatment of drug addiction has the best chance of long-term success if these principles are applied together, as opposed to more of a … Continued


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The Modalities of JourneyPure At The River

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Monday, January 8, 2018

A treatment modality, also known as treatment method or treatment option, is the way in which a healthcare professional goes about guiding clients through their recovery. The Handbook of Alcoholism Treatment Approaches by Reid Hester and William Miller lists nearly 50 different types of addiction treatment modalities. At JourneyPure At The River, clients are treated through … Continued


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Adventure Therapy at JourneyPure At The River: The Q & A

Adventure Addiction Therapy

Monday, December 18, 2017

A form of experiential therapy that dates back to the early 1900s, adventure therapy has proven to be an effective therapeutic approach during addiction recovery. It can be used to treat depression, childhood trauma, anxiety, and anger management, with benefits that include emotional healing, team-building, and improvement of fine motor skills and coordination. Keoni Enlow, … Continued


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Jungian Dream Work at JourneyPure At The River

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Thursday, November 30, 2017

JourneyPure At The River is well-known for its comfortable amenities and cutting-edge therapies, including adventure therapy and neurofeedback. But one of the most effective therapies offered as part of its professional women’s treatment program is Jungian dream work, which dates back nearly 100 years and has roots in pre-history. “All indigenous cultures used dreams for … Continued


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