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Residential Trauma Treatment in Jacksonville, FL

Residential trauma treatment centers offer hope and healing to those who have experienced trauma. If you are struggling with the aftermath of a traumatic event, seeking help from a residential treatment center may be the best decision you ever make. These centers provide a safe and supportive environment where you can begin to heal and…

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Vulnerability as a Tool in SUD Treatment

We often intensely resist the state of being vulnerable. Some even have a deep-seated fear of it. Vulnerability: the quality or state of being exposed to the possibility of being attacked or harmed, either physically or emotionally. Hating vulnerability makes sense in moments where we’re physically at risk — in the jungle, you wouldn’t want…

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Holistic Treatment

Addiction is a complex and chronic disease, and recovery is an ongoing process that requires a multifaceted approach. Substance abuse programs that integrate holistic treatment into standard methods are an essential complement to more traditional techniques. Holistic refers to that which is whole. Holistic approaches to treatments work to unify disparate parts and create harmony…

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What Is Case Management?

Addiction is a complex disease, and navigating recovery is an ongoing process that requires a multifaceted approach. Navigating the transition to sobriety, treatment, and rebuilding a life can be stressful. Substance abuse programs provide case management, make the transition easier and allow the person in recovery to focus on healing and rebuilding rather than administration,…

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Family Support for Addiction

Addiction affects family members as profoundly as it affects the person experiencing a substance use disorder. Often, by the time a person begins looking into substance abuse programs for their loved one, the situation has escalated to the point of crisis harming more than just the person experiencing addiction. Sophros Recovery provides a variety of…

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I Think My Loved-One Has a Drinking Problem, What Do I Say to Them?

While relationships are often the most evolutionary aspects of our lives, they can also be the most complicated. They can tear up the past while recreating the future; they can rip us away from a self-image we used to love and leave us picking up the pieces of a confusing new identity. When your emotional…

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Why Are Motivational Interviewing Principles Vital in the Substance Use Disorder Community?

Motivational interviewing (MI) in substance use disorder (SUD) treatment is a powerful tool for creating stronger alignment between therapists and their clients. Too often, SUD patients experience loss-of-personhood throughout their treatment. Stigma and stereotypes position therapists to assume they will have to spearhead SUD clients’ health, and/or make philosophical decisions on their behalf. These practitioners…

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5 Benefits of Getting Opioid Drug Treatment in Jacksonville, Florida

In the United States, the opioid epidemic is one of the most significant public health crises facing citizens today. Opioids are a drug class comprised of fentanyl, heroin, and prescription painkillers such as morphine, oxycodone (or OxyContin), hydrocodone (Vicodin), codeine, and more. Opioids are some of the most highly addictive substances widely available and among…

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Using MAT for Alcohol Abuse and Treatment

Recovering from alcohol addiction is a very difficult process to undergo on your own. The side effects can result in some very difficult symptoms that make coping with sobriety very difficult early on. Many people who struggle with alcohol use disorder (AUD) require individualized care that includes both behavioral therapy as well as medication-assisted treatment…