10 Great Quotes About Recovery

By Katie Sebring, LPC, M.Ed. Katie Sebring, LPC, M.Ed. Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 24, 2021 Updated: June 24, 2021 As cliché as it may sound, motivational quotes, inspiring quotes, and meaningful quotes can really do what they are meant to do – motivate, inspire, and provoke emotions. Here is a list of some of our favorite quotes about recovery that do just that. Every Day Is A Second Chance This is for all of those people out there who might have screwed up, time and time again.  The…

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The Link Between Anxiety and Addiction

By Katie Sebring, LPC, M.Ed. Katie Sebring, LPC, M.Ed. Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 23, 2021 Updated: June 29, 2021 There are a number of mental health conditions that are categorized under the umbrella term of anxiety disorders.  Generalized anxiety disorder or “GAD” is usually diagnosed between childhood and middle age. Yet, anyone at any age can be diagnosed with this disorder. GAD typically manifests itself as mild symptoms of anxiety, which become worse over time. According to the National Institute on Mental Health, more Americans suffer from anxiety disorders…

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Have The Sober Summer You Deserve

By Katie Sebring, LPC, M.Ed. Katie Sebring, LPC, M.Ed. Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 22, 2021 Updated: June 22, 2021 Yesterday was the first official day of summer! Summertime is filled with lots of outdoor events including festivals, concerts, family gatherings, and barbeques.  Most, if not all of these get togethers will unavoidably include alcohol.  If this is your first sober summer, it doesn’t have to be any less fun or eventful.  Here are a few ways you can stay true to your recovery during these summer months. Remember,…

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Do You Need Outpatient Drug Counseling?

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 21, 2021 Updated: July 13, 2021 If you are taking prescription opioids for pain or insomnia, there is a risk of getting addicted, although you may not realize it until it is too late. Knowing the signs of addiction can let you know when to consider getting help from outpatient addiction treatment programs. At BrightView, we offer outpatient drug counseling that can help free you from the grip of drug addiction. Our MAT clinic in Ohio can help make the recovery…

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How Much Commitment Is an Outpatient Addiction Treatment Program?

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 16, 2021 Updated: May 28, 2021 If you have been hesitant to get help for your drug or alcohol addiction because you cannot commit to an inpatient program for 30 days or more, you may be curious about outpatient addiction treatment programs. Your local outpatient rehab center can provide the convenience you need to encourage you to take the next step toward getting clean. When you want to recover from addiction while living in the comfort of your own home, you…

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Signs You Should Attend An Addiction Treatment Center

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 13, 2021 Updated: May 28, 2021 Millions of Americans struggle with substance dependence and abuse, yet only a small percentage receive treatment to help them recover. How do you know when your substance use has crossed the line from safe consumption to unhealthy addiction? Recognizing the signs of addiction can help you decide if it is time to attend an alcohol addiction treatment program. At BrightView, we understand that it can be difficult to admit when you need help for alcohol…

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5 Things Men Can Do to Improve Health & Wellness

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 11, 2021 Updated: May 28, 2021 Across the globe, men tend to have a shorter lifespan than women and a much higher likelihood of dying prematurely. This is due in large part to lifestyle choices and risk-taking behavior, which includes a higher chance of using and becoming addicted to alcohol and drugs. Men can improve longevity by making lifestyle changes and getting help from addiction treatment therapy programs if self-medicating becomes the method of coping with stress. The comprehensive outpatient addiction…

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What You Can Do for PTSD Awareness Day

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 9, 2021 Updated: May 27, 2021 June 27th is National PTSD Awareness Day. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a condition that can affect those who have experienced trauma. Unfortunately, many people who have PTSD do not seek help. Left untreated, PTSD can lead to addiction and mental health issues. The goal of PTSD Awareness Day is to bring attention to this condition to encourage more people to get help from addiction treatment therapy programs near Columbus. At BrightView, we provide mental…

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Ways to Observe Men’s Health Week

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 4, 2021 Updated: May 27, 2021 Coping with stress by self-medicating with drugs or alcohol rather than seeking professional help can be detrimental to male health, quality of life, and longevity. By celebrating Men’s Health Week, we hope to bring attention to men’s health issues and increase healthier coping strategies like seeking help from addiction treatment therapy programs as needed. At BrightView, we understand that men may be more hesitant to accept help when it comes to their medical and mental…

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How Can You Celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month?

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 1, 2021 Updated: May 27, 2021 LGBTQ Pride Month is celebrated in June and is a time to recognize the struggles and accomplishments of the LGBTQ community. While many strides have been made toward increasing acceptance and removing the stigma of those who are LGBTQ, there is still a much higher incidence of drug and alcohol addiction among this group. Addiction treatment therapy programs need to cultivate a welcoming, caring environment where members of the LGBTQ community can feel comfortable reaching…

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