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Can a Drug Addict Be Forced Into Rehab?

mother trying to force daughter into rehab

Monday, November 11, 2019

When you have a loved one who is addicted to drugs, watching him or her spiral out of control can be the most heartbreaking thing you ever experience. The impact that addiction can have on you simply as a bystander can be so immense that you will do anything just to make it stop. There … Continued


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


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


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


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


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


Seniors and Addiction

Addiction in seniors

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Substance abuse among those aged 50 or older is a growing health problem in the U.S., affecting up to one-fifth of the total senior population. And because of seniors’ unique health issues, as well as a lack of awareness on both the part of the medical community and the public at large, coming up with … Continued


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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