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Do You Need Polysubstance Abuse Treatment?

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: July 1, 2022 Updated: August 2, 2022 Polysubstance abuse treatment addresses the complexities of addiction to alcohol and drugs or several types of drugs. However, deciding whether you need treatment for one or multiple substances follows the same criteria. Though the recovery…

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Trauma Informed Therapy For Adolescents

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 30, 2022 Updated: June 6, 2022 Trauma is often the instigator of adolescent substance abuse, and many young people who have experienced trauma don’t even realize that they have. Adolescent substance abuse treatment that is trauma-informed can benefit any young person…

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6 Challenges for Women Recovering from Addiction

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 25, 2022 Updated: July 8, 2022 Everyone faces different challenges when recovering from addiction. Exactly which challenges you face depends on several factors, including age, sex, personal history, medical history, and co-occurring mental health issues. Everyone has a unique set of…

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​​Emotional Regulation Activities For Your Adolescent

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 24, 2022 Updated: June 6, 2022 Emotions are important – they affect our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. We can’t think without them. If we don’t have emotional regulation activities (ERAs), our brains can act like a computer with too many programs…

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4 Coping Skills to Help Your Adolescent With Substance Abuse

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 20, 2022 Updated: June 6, 2022 The issue of substance abuse and how to deal with it are not new. Although the prevalence of drug abuse is slowly declining, the problem is still steadily growing. Adolescents are vulnerable to substance abuse…

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How Teens Become Addicted to Alcohol

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 20, 2022 Updated: July 8, 2022 Teenagers can succumb to alcohol addiction just as adults do. The manner that teens drink, though, differs significantly from their older counterparts. To understand teen alcohol addiction, you need to know why teens drink and…

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