Failure to Launch

Failure to Launch

Many adults in America find themselves struggling to engage in “adulthood” activities, such as moving away from their parents, maintaining stable employment, and managing their lives in general. Of course, there is nothing inherently wrong with multigenerational housing or other healthy forms of familial support. A recent study found that of young adults ages 25-34,

What Is Trauma Treatment?

What Is Trauma Treatment?

While not all trauma survivors experience long-term consequences, we know that the experience of trauma can profoundly affect a person’s psychological, social, physical, occupational, and financial functioning. As a result, many trauma survivors seek specialized therapy to heal and recover. What Is Trauma? Trauma is a psychological, emotional response to an event or experience that

Understanding if an Intensive Outpatient Program Is Right for You

Understanding if an Intensive Outpatient Program Is Right for You

What exactly are intensive outpatient treatment programs (IOPs)? One article describes them as “direct services for people with substance use disorders or co-occurring mental and substance use disorders who do not require medical detoxification or 24-hour supervision.” IOP can be a great option for those who have a healthy living situation, reliable transportation, and responsibilities

Why Is Recovery a Family Affair?

Why Is Recovery a Family Affair?

In treatment and recovery from substance use disorders, family involvement refers to the active participation of someone’s loved ones in their treatment and recovery process. Family involvement can take many different forms. These range from providing emotional support to attending therapy sessions to learning more about substance use disorders. While family involvement will vary from

Recovery Outside the Walls of Treatment

Recovery Outside the Walls of Treatment

When you realize it’s time to begin seeking treatment, you quickly learn that there are many different options available. This may make it difficult to decide which would be best for you. Fortunately, with some information about the different treatment types, you can make a decision you feel confident about. You may also choose to