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Addiction Recovery’s Most Unexpected Rewards

In honor of those celebrating recovery, we asked bloggers, recovery organization members, authors, and other who’ve made the journey from addiction to sobriety one simple question: “What’s been the most unexpected reward of recovery?” If you’re struggling with drugs or alcohol, the experts at Promises Behavioral Health know that the answers will help show what…

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Benefits of a Trauma Recovery Program

Trauma recovery programs help individuals suffering from trauma or abuse, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and/or sexual addiction/compulsivity. Such individuals may also be chemically dependent and may even have co-occurring psychiatric issues. Some patients enter a trauma recovery program after they have completed traditional treatment for addiction and have relapsed. Research shows that there’s a high…

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What is Equine-Assisted Therapy?

According to the Merriam-Webster online dictionary, the definition of equine is “of, relating to, or resembling a horse or the horse family.” It follows, then, that equine-assisted therapy involves horses. But what is equine-assisted therapy? There are distinctive types of equine therapy, but they all involve the use of horses. There’s equine-assisted therapy (EAT), equine-assisted…