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What Is TMS Therapy?

Millions of individuals in the United States struggle with mental health issues. For many, these mental health concerns occur alongside addiction to drugs and alcohol. For those who are ready to begin to heal, Westwind Recovery® offers a number of therapy options. Holistic and evidence-based therapies work to help our clients understand the underlying causes…

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3 Common Myths About Addiction Treatment

When you are ready to get help for your addiction, it might seem like an uphill battle. There are many common myths that center around addiction treatment. These myths about addiction treatment can make you question whether you should get help or are even worthy of support. Learn more about three of the most common…

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5 Benefits of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

Sustainable recovery takes more than medication-assisted treatment. In fact, it requires a comprehensive approach involving a variety of therapies provided by a licensed psychotherapist. Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is one approach to addiction treatment that is traditionally provided to clients in a residential or outpatient treatment program. This evidence-based treatment utilizes a set of techniques that…

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How to Choose a Sober Living Home

After detox for drug and alcohol abuse, you may want to consider a structured living situation that supports your sobriety. At Westwind Recovery® in Los Angeles, we have a sober living home option with caring staff that provides guidance and oversight to help you avoid a relapse. When you leave rehab, it may take some…

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How to Manage Seasonal Depression and Addiction

Seasonal depression and addiction often occur together during certain times of the year. Some individuals might not realize that they are struggling with seasonal depression, and it can be challenging to manage seasonal depression and addiction. There are ways to cope with seasonal depression, sometimes referred to as seasonal affective disorder (SAD), such as seeking…

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How To Have a Sober Halloween

As you start to plan for Halloween, you may be unsure of what you can do to have a fun but sober event. Sobriety during the holidays is difficult, especially if this is your first year. Yet, it is critical to do your best to have a sober Halloween. You want to enjoy the holiday…

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What Is Mental Health Awareness Week?

If you were ill or suffered a broken bone, you would turn to your doctor for help getting well. The same should apply to mental health. Yet, there can be a negative stigma about seeking help for mental health struggles in society. During Mental Health Awareness Week, the goal is to let others know that…

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Westwind’s Holistic Approach to Addiction Treatment

Westwind’s Holistic Approach to Addiction Treatment LA Yoga recently featured Westwind Recovery® in an article about our recent Bass Lake retreat. During this week, participants spend time opening up to each other about their struggles and take part in a variety of addiction treatment therapies. In the article, five members of our team shared their…