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.
Addiction is utilized as a chemical solution to a soul problem. And trauma creates the perfect storm for desperation to feel better…
Why is it that we believe we are tainted so severely when we have been diagnosed with a mental illness? Why does the stigma of imperfection infect our minds to the extent that it only compounds the struggle that is already put before us?
Zach, a Masters level Therapist, relates the story of a woman who came to Brighton Recovery Center seeking treatment for addiction. This story is just one example of why Zach chooses to do what he does as a Therapist.
TRICARE insures about 9.5 million U.S. uniformed service members, retirees, and their families. With substance abuse in the military on the rise, being in-network with TRICARE allows Brighton to join the fight.
Are you addicted to hope? Watch this four minute recap video from our 23rd episode of Recovery Soapbox and learn what codependency looks like.