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What Causes Addictive Behaviours?
Addictive behaviours affect millions of individuals and families every year in India. Most people are unaware of how prevalent addictive behaviours have become in recent years.
18 May 2023
What Happens if Someone Has a Negative Rehabilitation Experience?
Some people struggling with substance use disorder (SUD) and mental health issues may hesitate to seek help if they previously had a negative rehabilitation experience.
17 May 2023
Samarpan Recovery Provides Destination Treatment
Some people want to attend rehabilitation programs in a comfortable environment away from their homes. Destination treatment for addiction and mental health recovery has become more prevalent in recent years.
16 May 2023
The Benefits of Interventions
Most people with untreated substance use disorder (SUD) or mental health issues have difficulty being objective about their circumstances. Many people are unaware of the benefits of interventions offered by treatment facilities.
15 May 2023
Samarpan Implementing the Gorski-CENAPS Model of Relapse Prevention
In January 2023, Samarpan was delighted to welcome Roland Williams MA, MAC, LAADC, NCACII, CADCII, ACRPS, SAP CENAPS President, CEO, and Director of Training to our residential facility in Mulshi, Pune.
08 May 2023
Clients Direct Treatment at Samarpan Recovery
Clients who have an opportunity to direct their own care often have better outcomes. The care team develops a deeper connection with them and often has a better idea of the client's expectations for recovery.
06 Apr 2023
Ethical Addiction Treatment and Autonomy
Individuals being treated for substance use disorder (SUD) and related mental health issues benefit from ethical care. Treatment programs like the ones offered at Samarpan Recovery ensure clients have the option to direct their own recovery with the guidance of mental health professionals.
05 Apr 2023
Culture and Substance Misuse
A person's culture affects risk factors associated with substance use disorder (SUD) and mental health issues. In some cases, cultural beliefs can lead to damaging stigmas. According to the Annals of Indian Psychiatry, “Stigma, in its various forms, can act as a barrier to treatment.”
04 Apr 2023
The Benefits of 12-Step Facilitation
Twelve-Step meetings have been a cornerstone of addiction recovery for many people struggling with substance use disorder (SUD). However, not everyone is familiar with the 12-Step philosophy. Many clients benefit from attending educational 12-Step Facilitation (TSF) therapy.
03 Apr 2023
Treatment for Addictive Behaviours Should Not Punish
Some people may try to force their loved ones to stop risk-taking behaviours like substance misuse by setting unrealistic expectations and punishing any infractions.
06 Mar 2023
Overcoming Guilt and Negativity During Treatment
Guilt, shame, regret, and other negative emotions can cause some clients to feel ambivalent about rehabilitation. Evidence-based treatments like motivational interviewing (MI), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT) help clients overcome roadblocks like negativity.
03 Mar 2023
Family Engagement During Intensive Outpatient Treatment
If someone you love has been diagnosed with substance use disorder (SUD) or mental health issues, you can support their recovery by participating in the rehabilitation process.
02 Mar 2023
Therapy and Medication Working Together to Treat Substance Misuse
Many clients diagnosed with substance use disorder (SUD) also have co-occurring mental health issues that require treatment. Integrative care that includes prescription medication, psychotherapy, and other treatments can address multiple issues affecting recovery.
01 Mar 2023
Transitioning From Psychiatric Treatment Into Therapy
Clients referred to Samarpan Recovery may transition from primary psychiatric care to a more holistic and integrative treatment plan. The change may seem disorienting or destabilizing for clients with severe mental health symptoms. Collaboration between members of the care team is essential to ensuring a smooth transition.
15 Feb 2023
How Does Substance Misuse Affect the Brain?
A common misconception is that people with substance use disorder (SUD) have low moral character. However, anyone can experience SUD, and treatment involves healing the mind and body.
14 Feb 2023
How Does Family Pressure Impact Recovery?
Unnecessary stress, including family pressure to "get better," can significantly affect a person's recovery from substance use disorder (SUD) or mental health issues.
13 Feb 2023
How Families Can Support Loved Ones in Recovery
Family engagement can improve the treatment outcome for clients recovering from substance use disorder (SUD) and co-occurring mental health disorders.
10 Feb 2023
Breaking Down Misinformation About Addiction Recovery Treatment
Many people fail to get the help they need due to misinformation. Over the past few years, social media has been an immensely popular way to share misinformation and disinformation about mental health.
05 Jan 2023
What Collaborative Treatment Means at Samarpan?
A one-size-fits-all approach doesn't work for therapy. Each case is unique, and every client has specific needs and their own perspective on recovery.
04 Jan 2023
How and Why Therapy Actually Works?
Psychotherapy, also referred to as talk therapy, provides essential support for clients recovering from substance misuse and mental health disorders.
03 Jan 2023
Importance of Diet and Exercise in Recovery
Proper diet and exercise can directly affect your mental and physical health. According to the India National Health Portal (NHP), "Physical activity is an important and essential aspect of our life to achieve optimum health and well-being."
02 Jan 2023
How to Define 'Success' in Recovery?
Every person starts treatment with certain expectations and recovery goals in mind. Clients and their families often have unrealistic expectations about treatment and recovery.
27 Dec 2022
Treating the Family Not Just the Individual
Individuals recovering from substance use disorder (SUD) or mental health issues need support to maintain positive lifestyle changes. For most people, their family provides essential motivation and encouragement during recovery.
26 Dec 2022
Setting Boundaries in Recovery
Social connections and personal relationships can significantly affect a person's ability to cope with daily stressors during recovery. Individuals in treatment for substance use disorder (SUD) and mental health issues learn how to communicate their needs and set clear personal boundaries.
23 Dec 2022
Family Support and Education in Addiction Recovery
Substance use disorder (SUD) and mental health issues affect every member of a family unit. Clients in treatment have better outcomes if family members educate themselves about mental health and participate in treatment.
22 Dec 2022
Importance of Family Therapy
Family is often our first source of contact with the outside. We all belong to a family. Be it adopted, biological foster, or a group of individuals living together.
07 Nov 2022
Mindfulness in Addiction
A healthy brain rewards healthy behaviours like exercising, eating, or bonding with loved ones. It does this by switching on brain circuits that make you feel wonderful, which then motivates you to repeat those behaviours.
31 Oct 2022
How Drugs Affect Teenagers Minds And Their Mental Health
Most of us know that drugs and alcohol are injurious to health. They are bad for our bodies, and bad for our emotional and mental health.
31 Oct 2022
Not All Treatment is Equal
For people looking for substance misuse treatment, price is often a factor in their considerations.
21 Sep 2022
On the Importance of Therapy
“The good life is a process, not a state of being. It is a direction, not a destination.” - Carl Rogers
21 Sep 2022
Art Therapy in Addiction
The use of artistic methods to treat psychological disorders and enhance mental health is known as art therapy.
21 Sep 2022
7 Stages Of Addiction
Addiction is defined as not having control over doing, taking or using something to the point where it could be harmful to you.
25 Aug 2022
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