Despite how it may feel, suffering from addiction is not something that affects only one person. Living alongside an addicted person creates a challenging, oppressive atmosphere around the home.
Brighton Recovery Center (BRC) is honored to be the 2020 recipient of the Outstanding Practicum of the Year Award from the University of Utah College of Social Work. This award has been presented to Brighton for providing excellent opportunities for students to implement the skills they’ve learned during their studies.
Do you need a positive uplift? Amidst this COVID-19 pandemic, it can be easy to let the negativity and fear creep up within us. The staff at Brighton Recovery Center is here to help with this series of positive news, stories, and insights.
With the reality of what COVID-19 brings to our community, it’s very important for people to know that there are still places and resources available to help navigate this difficult period in their lives.
The story of three brothers, one missing for 15 years, one lost forever, and one fighting to make a difference.
When Zach first became a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, he had several job offers, but no intention of working in a residential treatment program. He had completed an internship at a rehab and it didn’t seem like a good fit for him.
Talking about trauma can be a tricky. It’s hard to know how to best help, and yet too easy to cause more harm than good. Here are a few tips for talking about trauma in a healthy way.
If you are looking into addiction treatment centers for yourself or a loved one, ask if the center is a dual diagnosis program. A dual diagnosis program addresses the addictive behavior along with any underlying, mental health diagnosis that are driving the addiction.
What happens after a patient’s 30 days in rehab is crucial to their long term recovery. This is where Vickie Shaw makes a huge difference in the treatment of her patients.
Brady is the Lead Life Technician at Brighton, but he actually started out as a patient. In this video, Brady talks about his own journey from patient to employee.