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The PTSD-Addiction Connection

By Clint Fletcher There’s a common misbelief in our country that PTSD is a disorder that only our combat soldiers suffer from after returning from war. While it’s true the PTSD rate in the US military...

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Don’t Neglect Ongoing Recovery

Recovery is so much more than the one-time act of escaping the clutches of substance abuse. It’s a way of life. It’s about learning to think and behave differently and adopting a lifestyle of emotiona...

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Holistic Healing: The Benefits of Yoga, Tai Chi, Qigong, & Expressive Arts

By Clint Fletcher When most of us think of recovery, specific pictures fill our minds from movies and TV. Images of medical detox, therapy sessions, group work, and crowded AA meetings flash before us...

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Do I Really Need an Intensive Outpatient Program after Treatment?

Once you’ve completed an inpatient addiction and mental health treatment program you may be eager to finally go back home and start a brand new life in recovery. Though you got off to a rough start, y...

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The Murray Method, Trauma Eggs, and The 30 Task Model

"The Murray Method is unsurpassed in its rapid ability to reveal the past in the present. By accessing the right side of the brain, implicit memories sequestered long ago are revealed and regulated. T...

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3 Myths about Sex Addiction Treatment

Alexandra Katehakis, Senior Fellow at The Meadows, is one of the lead authors of an article titled, “Sex Addiction is NOT a ‘MYTH’ when Neuroscience Keeps the Score” featured in the January/February 2...

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