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3 Benefits of an Intensive Outpatient Program

If you have a loved one who is struggling to deal with addiction, you need to know about the treatment options you have available. One option could be an intensive outpatient treatment program in Massachusetts at Rockland Recovery Treatment Centers. Our team provides access to a variety of substance abuse and addiction treatment programs in the…

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5 Benefits of Sober Living Programs for Women

The results of several studies indicate that there are multiple benefits for individuals that go to a sober living home after treatment. The Rockland Recovery sober living program for women in Massachusetts offers women the opportunity to continue their recovery with a number of important benefits. Some women that complete a sober living home for…

examples of the connection between domestic violence and addiction

The Connection Between Addiction and Domestic Violence

The connection between domestic violence and addiction is well recognized by several sources. Statistics show that millions of domestic violence victims indicate that substance abuse was also a part of the domestic violence. It is important to note that domestic violence related to addiction occurs in many forms, including physical abuse, verbal abuse, emotional abuse,…

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What Is Acceptance and Commitment Therapy?

Acceptance and commitment therapy, or ACT, is a type of psychotherapy that encourages clients to accept and move through difficulties instead of trying to control their outcome. It’s based on the realization that everybody has limitations. Everyone will go through bad times in life, and it’s okay to accept what you can’t change and move…

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Nutrition Education as Part of Addiction Recovery

What you eat has a significant impact on how you feel. Most clients who enter drug or alcohol addiction treatment are suffering from poor nutrition as well as substance use disorder. Unfortunately, feeling run-down and depleted makes the work associated with recovery seem overwhelming. For this reason, nutrition education plays a critical role in addiction…

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How Does Intensive Outpatient Treatment for Addiction Work?

An intensive outpatient program, also known as an IOP, provides a middle-level of support for those in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. This program is less supervised and formal than residential care. But an intensive outpatient program offers more structure than outpatient services. It’s also an excellent choice for clients who want to recover…