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4 Benefits of Intensive Outpatient Treatment

Outpatient treatment is often a better option for those with mild substance abuse disorders. An intensive outpatient program (IOP) can be successfully integrated into long-term treatment plans. Outpatient treatment options are a method for clients to gain valuable support without having the stress of setting aside daily responsibilities and personal obligations to family and work.…

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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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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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Am I Struggling With Polysubstance Dependence?

Polysubstance addiction happens when a person becomes dependent on more than one illicit substance. Unfortunately, this is all too common. Drugs like alcohol, opiates (fentanyl, Percocet, hydrocodone), benzodiazepines (Xanax, Ativan, Valium, Klonopin), cocaine, meth, and marijuana are often abused with other substances. A person can develop polysubstance dependence by experimenting with combinations of drugs and…

man struggling with an alcohol addiction

The Difference Between Alcohol Abuse and Alcohol Addiction

Substance use disorders disrupt the life of individuals who are struggling with addiction as well as anyone who interacts with them and cares about them. If occasional drinking has transitioned into alcohol addiction, then it’s time to consider professional assistance. Fresh Start Recovery Center offers a range of programs for those battling alcohol abuse. Medical…

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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…

man finding help during mens health month

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…

woman in need of dual diagnosis treatment

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…