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How International Self-Care Day Supports Addiction Recovery

International Self-Care Day (ISD) is celebrated each year on July 24th. This is a day to focus on your well-being and promote healthy lifestyles, and an opportunity to raise awareness about concerns surrounding mental illness and addiction. If you or someone you love is struggling with a substance abuse disorder, this is a moment to…

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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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How to Choose from Addiction Recovery Centers for Your Loved One

Family members play a pivotal role in helping loved ones seek the addiction recovery they need. It’s often difficult for a person struggling with addiction to accept their circumstances or just how problematic their habit has become. Family intervention, especially when early intervention is possible, can provide life-changing help for a loved one who has…

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When to Seek Out Alcohol Rehab Treatment

There are many options when it comes to alcohol abuse treatment. Alcohol abuse rehabilitation options have diversified to meet today’s needs. Treatment begins with one of many forms of detox. Before proceeding with treatment, it’s important to detox the mind and body before moving on to an effective and personalized treatment plan. Although it’s a…

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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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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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Which Addiction Treatment Services Do I Need?

Addiction treatment services continue to evolve. Treatment options have diversified to meet today’s needs. Treatment begins with a form of detox. Getting the mind and body to an addict’s current baseline is a key component to addressing how best to proceed with treatment. However, nowadays, we have so many options when it comes to addiction…