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Women’s Trauma Can Negatively Fuel Addiction

If you experience or witness certain intense events, you may develop a lingering, damaging trauma reaction. For many reasons, this happens to women considerably more than it happens to men. Far too often, women exposed to serious trauma develop problems with substance abuse and addiction. To recover from these issues, women often need help from…

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What Are the Most Effective Addiction Therapies?

Substance abuse and addiction are widespread concerns in our society. Every year, millions of people need professional help for drug or alcohol problems. However, for several reasons, not everyone needs the same kinds of help. Instead, each person has unique treatment needs. To meet these needs, effective treatment programs rely on a range of addiction…

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Finding an Addiction Treatment Center in Utah

Professional treatment is the best possible way to recover from the effects of addiction. If you’re searching for addiction treatment in Utah, you need to know how to find an effective rehab center. You deserve customized care that supports recovery from any substance, including drugs and alcohol. If you’re a woman in need of addiction…

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How We Implement Trauma Therapy to Addiction Recovery

The effects of trauma can be lifelong without proper treatment. Sufferers may contend with fearfulness, angry outbursts, chronic anxiety and depression, and insomnia. This greatly increases the risk of developing addiction since self-medication is a popular response to dealing with trauma. You can heal from a painful past and substance use disorder concurrently with trauma…

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Foods That Will Hurt Addiction Recovery

The connection between food and mood has gained more attention lately and with good reason. What you eat can have a tremendous impact on how you feel. This is why many treatment centers are now incorporating nutrition therapy for addiction into their recovery programs. At Painted Desert Recovery, we take food and addiction seriously. With…

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Do Men and Women Recover from Drugs Differently?

Drug and alcohol addiction treatment is not one size fits all. This is especially true when comparing treatment programs for men and women. While many addiction treatment centers treat men and women together, you may want to consider the benefits of receiving gender-specific addiction therapy. Getting help at a women’s addiction recovery center can make…

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Most Commonly Abused Stimulants

Popular stimulants such as cocaine and Adderall induce alertness and an elevated mood and those who use them. However, there are serious health consequences of prolonged stimulant addiction. At Painted Desert Recovery in New Harmony, Utah, our stimulant addiction treatment program can help you rid your body of toxic substances and rebuild your strength with…

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How Effective Is Experiential Therapy?

Experiential therapy adds another layer to your addiction treatment at Painted Desert Recovery in New Harmony, Utah. While most addiction therapy approaches involve talk therapy in individual or group sessions, experiential therapy provides a nonverbal way to express your feelings and begin the healing process. If you are battling addiction issues, experiential therapy can be…