Recover Integrity: Blog

WHAT TO EXPECT:   Continuum of Care for Addiction Treatment What Happens During Outpatient Treatment Outpatient (OP) vs Intensive Outpatient (IOP) Benefits of Outpatient Addiction Treatment Finding Outpatient Addiction Treatment in Santa Monica Outpatient addiction treatment allows an individual in recovery to attend therapy sessions and then return to thei...

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What to expect:   My struggles with a mixed-raced identity Letting go of old identities during recovery The recovery identity and transformation   One of the places where people really get stuck in their recovery process is in their identity My Struggles with a Mixed-Raced Identity Super easy example: I’m mixed black and Jewish I used to keep my hair...

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  March is Women’s History Month   It’s a time to honor the women that helped change history and shape the future Their dedication, passion, and commitment lead to contributions leaving an indelible mark on American–and world–history   President Jimmy Carter proclaimed the week of March 8th, 1980 National Women’s History Week, “Too often the women were unsung...

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Are you questioning your relationship to drugs or alcohol Do you think you might have addiction or alcoholism Has the problem passed some kind of threshold where you believe something needs to change    How do you know if that's happened Well, first of all, I would sayyou know it’s happened when you’re asking yourself these questions   Does that mean it's happened perman...

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In therapy, there's a term we useFraming    I actually believe that the term originated, and the way they use it in therapy, is from Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP)    Even though a lot of therapists don't respect NLP, a lot was stolen from it And one of those notions, I could be wrong about this, is the notion of framing and reframing   What is Framing and Refr...

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We're at an interesting time in the treatment of mental health and substance abuse We’re trying things that many haven’t even considered in the past--and they’re showing promising results    Specifically, I’m talking about the use of plant medicine psychedelics--what used to be illicit drugs--in the treatment of mental health and substance abuse conditions  Can Ecstasy Help w...

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