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What Is the Purpose of a MAT Program?

Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) is a term used for when patients receive treatment that combines therapy with medication to address addiction. MAT programs aim to treat substance abuse disorders holistically, using multiple methods at once. Its primary use cases are for opioid, heroin, and alcohol addiction. Medications used in treating those addictions block the effects of…

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How Will Depression Treatment Centers Help Me?

Depression is a common mood disorder that affects people of all ages. It is marked by pervasive sadness and feelings of worthlessness. Depression treatment centers offer holistic services that not only address depression but can transform people’s entire lifestyles. Through a combination of medication, therapy, and support services, depression treatment programs put people on a…

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How Does TMS Therapy Help Anxiety?

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) therapy is a type of therapy that introduces targeted magnetic pulses to a patient’s brain to support more positive emotions. Traditionally, experts have employed TMS therapy in treating depression when medication has been insufficient in producing results. However, TMS therapy is also commonly used to treat anxiety. Learn more about TMS…

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What to Look for in Addiction Therapy

Addiction therapy refers to the set of therapeutic interventions that addiction treatment centers use during inpatient and outpatient rehab. Addiction therapy can occur in both group and individual settings with the ultimate goal of supporting patients in achieving sobriety. Many kinds of addiction therapy exist as the range of addictions and their effect on individuals…

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What Causes OCD?

Obsessive-compulsive disorder, or OCD, is a common anxiety disorder. Its onset generally occurs in late childhood or early adolescence and is marked by persistently disruptive thoughts or repetitive actions. These are grouped into obsessions, thoughts and compulsions, the actions. People’s awareness of their obsessions and compulsions varies. However, what remains consistent across people with OCD…

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3 Benefits of Dual-Diagnosis Treatment

Dual diagnosis treatment is a program that seeks to address an addiction alongside an underlying mental health disorder. The historical norm has been to treat mental health and addiction separately. This is called sequential treatment. Unfortunately, the sequential method often results in higher rates of relapse. Due to the prevalence of co-occurring mental health disorders…