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Luxury Treatment Therapies & 5-Star Treatment with a Positive Effect on Your Health

One of the biggest challenges when it comes to the recovery process for addiction and mental health issues is relapse. Many individuals who go through treatment begin using drugs or alcohol again. However, this does not mean that your time in treatment will not be effective or successful. Instead, you should look for a luxury…

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Reuniting With Family After Inpatient Addiction Treatment

If you are preparing for a residential treatment program for addiction or mental health issues, you might have concerns about how to reunite with your family after treatment. While in an inpatient program, you might not have much contact with the outside world. The early days of treatment are an opportunity to retreat from the…

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What Is Virtual Reality Meditation?

At Westwind Recovery®, we offer virtual reality meditation as a tool that you can use on your road to recovery. What do meditation and virtual reality have in common? Both offer a way to rid the mind of current thoughts and to help you learn more about yourself. This cutting-edge therapy can help those in…

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Why You Need an LGBTQ-Specific Treatment Program

Those in the LGBTQ community can face unique challenges when it comes to overcoming addiction issues. Whether these include conflicts with family, isolation from peers, or past traumatic experiences, members of this community would benefit from targeted therapy during treatment. In addition, if an individual is struggling with both addiction and mental health issues, their…

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What Are Different Activities in Adventure Therapy?

Treatment for substance abuse issues will look different for every individual. Someone who is struggling with alcohol addiction will require a different treatment plan than someone in treatment for opioid addiction. At Westwind Recovery®, we offer a wide range of therapies for our clients. Every individual in our care receives a personalized treatment plan that…

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Uniting to Show Support for Those Living with HIV and AIDS

Years ago, an HIV diagnosis was life-altering. Those who tested positive might have worried about how their relationships would change, about their physical health, and about transmitting it to others. However, today, many treatments exist for HIV and AIDS that allow those who have tested positive to live long, healthy, meaningful lives. Yet even though…

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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…