benefits of partial hospitalization programs

5 Benefits of Partial Hospitalization Programs

Partial hospitalization programs (PHPs) combine intensive substance abuse treatment, mental health care, and life skills development. Unlike other forms of substance abuse or addiction treatment that require clients to stay overnight in the hospital, often for several weeks, PHPs allow clients to immerse themselves in a supportive, recovery-focused environment while also allowing them to return…

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3 Nutritional Counseling Tips

Eating a healthy diet with the right combination of foods can seem overwhelming, especially because many tempting but unhealthy choices are available. There are always new fad diets, cleanses, and other gimmicks that supposedly help people lose weight and be healthier, but do they work? If you want to change your eating habits and become…

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5 Healthy Habits You Learn in IOP Treatment

An intensive outpatient program is a versatile treatment option for anyone recovering from an addiction. It is perfect for people ready to seek help but can’t afford to abandon daily responsibilities. It is a great option for anyone nearing the end of an inpatient addiction treatment program and who needs further guidance and support to…

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What Is Nutrition Counseling?

Nutrition counseling is an umbrella term that describes a number of counseling and therapeutic approaches related to nutrition, diet, and the relationship a person has with food. Grace Counseling Center offers an array of nutrition counseling services in addition to and independent of our addiction treatment specialties. Nutrition and exercise are foundational when it comes…

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5 Tips for a Nutritional Holiday Dinner

The holiday season offers numerous opportunities to attend festive gatherings, participate in traditional celebrations, socialize, and enjoy a plethora of delicious foods. You can maximize seasonal enjoyment by planning a nutritional holiday dinner and minimizing the harmful or unpleasant after-effects of overindulgence. If you feel overwhelmed by strong emotions this holiday season, reach out to…

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Benefits of EMDR Trauma Therapy

Healing after a traumatic event is more difficult than many people know, and healing doesn’t stop with your body, regardless of what the source of the trauma was. Many people find that after a significant traumatic experience, it’s extremely difficult to regain control of their mental wellness. EMDR trauma therapy, or eye movement desensitization and…

what is codependency

What Is Codependency?

Any personality disorder can feel oppressive and difficult to manage, especially on one’s own. Without a strong support system or professional help, it’s easy to feel like you’re deep in a chasm that’s impossible to climb. When you’re struggling with a mental health disorder that’s dependent on an outside factor, working toward recovery can feel…

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How Significant Others Affect Addiction

If you are living with someone who has an addiction, it can feel hopeless. Substance abuse can destroy a healthy relationship due to emotional stress, anxiety, and many other difficult challenges. Addiction damages relationships as a result of undermining trust. A person struggling with addiction is much more likely to recover if their family refuses…