Holistic rehabilitation investigates the underlying sources of addictive behavior and seeks to respond to addiction in ways that are successful for the long term. This makes holistic rehabilitation particularly effective at helping with instances of repeated or chronic relapse.
I learned we’re born with this innate happiness and joy and our natural state is to feel peaceful, just be being happy and content with right now. So I thought if this is how we’re born then it only gets covered up by these blocks in our thinking and with what we’re taught when we’re growing up. Once you take that away, you can find yourself, and it’s pretty amazing.
I already knew that a 12-step rehab was not an option. I knew a non-12 step program sounded like it suited me better. I was so relieved when I called, and a live person answered.
One of the most commonly asked questions by those who have a loved one entering drug or alcohol treatment is, “Are they ready?” There is a persistent cultural belief that …
Often addiction is a symptom of a deeper problem. To offer the best treatment option for individuals, their specific issues must be understood and addressed. A cookie cutter approach to addiction treatment just doesn’t work.
Many get sober through 12-step programs. These are self-help programs based on attending meetings that are peer supported and peer lead. Individuals “work” the 12-steps to find sobriety and have a sponsor, someone more advanced in their own recovery, who helps them through the recovery process.
Although for many years, AA was believed to be the gold standard for substance abuse treatment, the reality is that AA does not work for everyone. What should you do …
Relapse after substance abuse treatment is common. Unfortunately, some people go to multiple programs investing both time and resources in their quest for sobriety. So often, sobriety, when it is achieved, doesn’t last.
Not just for our non-12 step treatment facility, but one of the most overlooked aspects of any organization, I refer to as “The Health of The Helper.” Speaking with Barnett Gilmer, CEO of Gulf Breeze Recovery “and it’s one of the most important, especially in helping professions such as ours.”
A Non-12 Step Approach to Addiction Recovery reveals your natural wellness and strength.
At Gulf Breeze Recovery, our holistic, non-12 step addiction recovery program (called THRIVE) works to reveal the natural wellness and strength we all have, and with which we all are born. This approach to rehabilitation stands in stark contrast to traditional 12-step recovery programs and is one of the reasons why our program can work for people when conventional methods have not.
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