22 05, 2023

Rising Strong: How Rehab Center Treatments Foster Resilience in Active Military Members and Veterans

By |2023-05-09T16:49:12+00:00May 22, 2023|Active Military Members, Drug Rehab, Rehab Treatment, Veterans|0 Comments

Drug and alcohol rehab centers offer various treatment methods tailored to the unique needs of active military members and veterans. Rehab treatment methods such as physical rehabilitation, different behavioral therapies, and bilateral stimulation can help military members better manage stress and anxiety, cope with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and learn [...]

17 05, 2023

Exploring the Complex Relationship Between Combat Veterans, Alcoholism, and PTSD

By |2023-05-09T16:46:24+00:00May 17, 2023|Alcohol, Mental Health, Rehab Treatment, Veterans|0 Comments

Veterans returning home, especially those who have participated in combat, have witnessed violence and killing, and have enlisted for more than one tour, are at greater risk of developing PTSD and alcoholism (AUD). According to the National Center for PTSD (part of the U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs), those who [...]

15 05, 2023

Heroes in Need: How First Responders Thrive After Rehab Treatment

By |2023-05-09T16:44:39+00:00May 15, 2023|First Responders, Rehab Treatment|0 Comments

First responders are true heroes, risking their lives to keep our communities safe. First responders, such as police officers, firefighters, and emergency medical technicians (EMTs), face unique challenges on the job. The physical and mental strain of first responders' responsibilities can significantly affect them in more ways than one. First [...]

10 05, 2023

Breaking the Barrier: Removing the Stigma for Active Military Members Seeking Rehab Center Treatment

By |2023-05-09T16:44:14+00:00May 10, 2023|Active Military Members, Drug Rehab, Rehab Treatment|0 Comments

The shame associated with addiction is one of the many reasons people, especially military service members, refuse to seek treatment. Constant exposure to combat and other traumatic events often contributes to developing substance use disorders (SUDs). Many service members turn to drugs or alcohol to cope with symptoms of post-traumatic [...]

8 05, 2023

Preventing Suicide for Active Military Members & Veterans

By |2023-05-09T16:41:18+00:00May 8, 2023|Active Military Members, Addiction, Mental Health, Rehab Treatment, Veterans|0 Comments

Suicide among active military personnel and veterans is a serious ongoing problem that the Department of Defense and other agencies are working to address. Suicide is considered a "wicked problem." Wicked does not mean evil; it means a problem with many interconnected issues and multiple layers, the solution to which [...]

3 05, 2023

Rehab Centers and EMDR Therapy Programs: Can They Help Active Military Members and Veterans?

By |2023-05-09T16:40:48+00:00May 3, 2023|Active Military Members, Addiction, Mental Health, Rehab Treatment, Veterans|0 Comments

Active duty service members (ADSMs) and military veterans face unique situations and health issues due to their occupation. Avoiding trauma in the military is, unfortunately, inevitable. As a military member, it's a matter of learning how to deal with trauma rather than prevent it. While many active and retired service [...]

1 05, 2023

The Importance of Rehab Treatment in Providing a Safe and Supportive Environment for First Responders

By |2023-04-12T18:38:12+00:00May 1, 2023|First Responders, Rehab Treatment|0 Comments

Entering rehab can be uncomfortable and often humiliating for someone struggling with an alcohol or drug addiction. First responders often wrestle with the idea of treatment and admitting themselves due to their occupation. The stigma surrounding rehab and first responders is one of the main reasons public health workers fail [...]

24 04, 2023

The Benefits of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for First Responders

By |2023-04-12T18:41:22+00:00April 24, 2023|First Responders, Mental Health, Rehab Treatment|0 Comments

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) also emphasizes the role of behavior in maintaining positive, healthy patterns. Our emotions influence our thoughts, just as our thoughts influence our behaviors—and vice versa. Through CBT, patients learn to identify and change the maladaptive behaviors contributing to their negative patterns. This is especially helpful for [...]