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15 Attachment Regulation Competency Activities to Prevent Addiction

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What’s Inside: Overview of attachment regulation competency and its relevance in preventing addiction. Detailed list of attachment regulation competency activities designed for adults. Explanation of how these activities fit into an overall attachment regulation competency framework. Importance of adopting these practices specifically for attachment regulation and competency for adults. Understanding and enhancing attachment regulation competency […]

Common Street Names for Drugs You Need to Know

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What’s Inside: Overview of street names for drugs, crucial for understanding drug-related conversations. Insight into street slang for selling drugs and the street name for a drug dealer. Comprehensive list of nicknames for various drug categories including benzos, hallucinogens, opioids, stimulants, and more. Understanding the street names for drugs can be crucial for parents, educators, […]

Do Drugs Stunt Growth?

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What’s Inside: Investigating how drugs might affect physical development. Listing specific substances Addressing how drug use influences body height and developmental stages Exploring the role of stimulants and their effects on growth Examining whether substance use impacts muscle development The concern about how drugs impact physical development is significant, especially when considering the use of […]

How I Overcame Trauma with Brainspotting

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What’s Inside: Personal journey through trauma recovery using brainspotting. Exploration of the therapy. Effectiveness of brainspotting. Addressing common questions. Discovering brainspotting was a pivotal moment in my journey toward healing from deep-seated trauma. This powerful form of therapy, although less known than traditional methods like cognitive behavioral therapy or EMDR, has profoundly impacted my life, […]

How My Eating Disorder and Addiction Fed Off Each Other

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What’s Inside: Personal insights into the intertwined nature of an eating disorder and addiction. Exploring the co-occurrence of eating disorder and substance abuse. Understanding the challenges and approaches in eating disorder and substance abuse treatment. The journey toward eating disorder and addiction recovery. My journey through the tangled web of an eating disorder and addiction […]

Internal and External Triggers: 13 Examples of Each

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What’s Inside: Understanding internal and external triggers in the context of addiction recovery. Insights on how internal and external triggers substance abuse can impact recovery. Strategies for managing both types of triggers. Recognizing and managing triggers is crucial for anyone navigating the recovery process from addiction. Internal and external triggers can dramatically impact one’s journey […]

Why You Need to Add Aquatic Therapy into Your Recovery

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What’s Inside: Overview of aquatic therapy and its relevance in recovery programs. Benefits and specific uses. Explanation of aquatic therapy exercises and how they aid in rehabilitation. Insights into what is aquatic therapy and who can benefit from aquatic therapy. Recovery from substance abuse and addiction is a multifaceted journey that benefits from a variety […]

How Can I Support Someone Going Through LGBTQ Addiction Treatment?

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What’s Inside: An exploration of how to effectively support someone undergoing LGBTQ addiction treatment. Understanding the unique aspects of LGBTQ substance abuse treatment. The role of LGBTQ treatment centers and LGBTQ addiction support groups. The significance of events like Pride Month 2024 in the context of recovery. Supporting a friend or loved one through addiction […]