a man reviews his opioid addiction treatment options with a professional addiction treatment specialist

3 Treatment Options for Opioid Addiction

If you or someone you care about is struggling with misusing opioids, it’s essential to seek professional help immediately and look into opioid addiction treatment options. It may not be easy to tell when someone is struggling with addiction, especially if the substance use disorder (SUD) is in its early stages. Perhaps you’ve noticed changes…

Woman seeking a healthy coping mechanism

Developing Healthy Coping Mechanism

Life can get stressful and you will likely have to deal with disappointments, setbacks, failures, loss, and trauma. You may turn toward self-medication as a way of coping with depression, but this can simply exacerbate problems. Developing a healthy coping mechanism can be essential for living a happy, healthy life. The person-centered therapy program at…

female therapist explaining to young woman the benefits of non 12 step therapy

Benefits of Non-12 Step Therapy

Addiction to drugs or alcohol is a problem facing many Americans. Just as each person’s path to addiction is different, so too are the treatment options for addiction. There is no one-size-fits-all approach, but it can certainly seem like the traditional 12-step approach is the only way. For many Americans, including right here in Florida,…

young man sitting on couch talking to therapist who is explaining the challenges of recognizing painkiller addiction

Recognizing Painkiller Addiction

Most opioid addiction begins with prescription painkiller use that spirals out of control before a person recognizes what has happened. Many people falsely believe that painkillers are safe because a physician prescribes them, but nothing could be further from the truth. Individuals who rely on prescription painkillers for long-term pain management may develop a dependency,…