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Signs You Might Be Struggling With Emotional Dysregulation

Content reviewed by Gillian Bieler, LCSW, CSAT, Clinical Director at ARC Emotional dysregulation is a term used to describe a condition in...

How Conscious Recovery Can Help You in Addiction Treatment

Content reviewed by Gillian Bieler, LCSW, CSAT, Clinical Director at ARC Conscious Recovery is a program that substance abuse treatment centers like...

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To Date or Not to Date While in Early Recovery?

Content reviewed by Gillian Bieler, LCSW, CSAT, Clinical Director at ARC Recovering from a drug or alcohol addiction can be a long...

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The Role of Peer Pressure in Addiction

Content reviewed by Gillian Bieler, LCSW, CSAT, Clinical Director at ARC Peer pressure is an inevitable aspect of living amongst other human...

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Using Acceptance & Commitment Therapy to Combat Addiction

Many people need guidance and empowerment to successfully recover from a substance use disorder and avoid relapse. However, an addiction to...

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What to Expect During Residential Addiction Treatment

Getting to a place where you are free from the shackles of addiction can feel like a distant locale located a...

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Codependency in Addiction Recovery

Codependency as a condition was discovered as a result of studying relationships within families where an alcoholic was present. This term...

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Healing from Cannabis Addiction

If you use cannabis and are thinking of stopping, you might be wondering what to expect if you quit. Cannabis is...

A Brief Look at Treating Opioid Addiction

The United States has been facing an opioid epidemic ever since the 1990s. Bigger cities, such as Los Angeles, have dealt...

Is Willpower Enough to Beat Addiction?

Addiction is an issue that is not easy to cope with and can be difficult for those who don’t struggle to...