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The Importance of Trauma Treatment Centers for Recovery

Trauma-focused therapy programs play a crucial role in helping clients heal from mental health and substance abuse disorders. Trauma can result from a wide range of situations. Some experience trauma as a child as a result of neglect or abuse. Others face trauma because of sexual abuse or domestic violence. Often, individuals face co-occurring disorders…

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Common Drugs That Need Prescription Drug Rehab for Recovery

Many prescription drugs are highly addictive. Sadly, too often, people become addicted to these medications through no fault of their own. In some cases, an individual begins taking an opioid like oxycodone or codeine after having their wisdom teeth removed. Because these medications are so potent, it’s possible withdrawal symptoms and cravings can cause a…

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The Importance of Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

Minority Mental Health Month is a nationwide effort developed to call much-needed attention to the mental health issues faced by communities that experience disproportionate inequality as a result of systemic barriers and historical adversity. Medical professionals at Fresh Start Recovery Center in Maryland have a deep understanding of the stigma surrounding mental illness in minority…

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5 Different Types of Mental Health Therapy

There are numerous types of mental health therapy. Fresh Start Recovery Center offers a wide range of leading therapy resources and time-tested therapeutic techniques that provide optimal results for our clients. Fresh Start’s mental health treatment programs include: Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) Trauma-focused therapy Experiential therapy…

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The Importance of National Men’s Health Week

In 2021, June 14-20 is National Men’s Health Week. This week is designed to raise awareness surrounding preventable men’s health problems and encourage early detection and treatment. Fresh Start Recovery Center has a men’s rehab center in Maryland. This gender-specific treatment facility is specifically designed to cater to the needs of men. Contact Fresh Start…

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What Is PTSD Awareness Month?

Post-traumatic stress disorder, otherwise known as PTSD, is a common condition that is oftentimes the result of lingering trauma. After experiencing trauma, depending on an individual’s resilience, they may experience varying degrees of PTSD as the healing process continues. We do not move on from grief so much as we move forward. As we move…

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4 Important Reasons to Celebrate Men’s Health Month

June is Men’s Health Month and that makes this a perfect time to reflect on your lifestyle choices. New habits can be formed surprisingly quickly, and it’s all too common to find yourself having substance abuse issues before you know it. Fresh Start Recovery Center’s men’s rehab program in Maryland is ready to help clients…

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What Is Dual Diagnosis Treatment?

Half of those with a substance abuse disorder have a co-occurring mental health issue. The appeal of substances is associated with particular mental illnesses. This is because those abusing these substances are often seeking to balance the negative feelings they have as a result of a mental health condition. Unfortunately, drugs and alcohol can instead…