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Setting Goals For Treatment:

Goal setting is important for anyone who is trying to achieve something. It is always easier for people to get somewhere if they know where it is they are trying to go. People can move aimlessly through life if they don’t have any destinations to aim towards. In addiction treatment it is also important to have goals that the client…
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The Science 0f Cravings:

Scientists and medical experts now consider the disease of addiction to be chronic and relapsing. It requires long-term work to recover from addiction, and relapse is common. In this respect, medically, addiction is more like hypertension — which may require long-term treatment with medication and lifestyle changes, and which often recurs — than a broken bone, which is set, heals,…
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Outpatient Treatment Programs: Choosing the Right Treatment to manage Addiction

Addiction is a complex problem, and it is now generally accepted that there is no one solution that works for everyone. During the last few decades there has been an impressive increase in the number of treatment options available to those who want to manage this disease. Some individuals do succeed by going it alone, but there is little doubt…
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Assertiveness Recovery:

The Importance of Assertiveness for People in Recovery Sometimes people need to stand up for themselves. Failing to do so can mean not having their needs met and may lead to others taking advantage of them. It is therefore important that people learn to be assertive. When an individual escapes addiction, they need to rebuild their life. This requires approaching life…
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