Entering treatment can be overwhelming for both individuals and their families. Many individuals can be reluctant to have their families involved in treatment. They may… Read More »4 Benefits of Family Involvement in Addiction Treatment
What is Medication-Assisted Treatment? Medication-assisted treatment refers to using prescribed medications monitored by a psychiatrist in conjunction with therapy and counseling to recover from substance… Read More »Medication-Assisted Treatment in Opioid Use Disorder
Mental health and substance use disorder treatment is often fraught with stigma, both from the general public as well as those who are seeking help.… Read More »The Importance of Language in Addiction Recovery
Treatment is a great way to jump-start recovery, but the work does not end when treatment does. Just as addiction does not develop overnight, recovery… Read More »Why Long-Term Addiction Treatment Should Be The New Normal.
The label of “Enabler” is often often applied to individuals close to a person with substance use disorder (SUD), such as parents or a spouse,… Read More »Why the Word “Enabling” Is Hurting Instead of Helping – and What You Need to Do About It.
Mindfulness, a practice that is beneficial to both addiction recovery and trauma recovery, among many other areas of one’s life, is the mental process of… Read More »How Mindfulness Can Be One of The Best Relapse Prevention Tools
Encore Outpatient Services is proud to announce the addition of new Clinical Director Kim Ragan, LCSW, CSAC. Kim will work alongside Executive Director Tom Walker… Read More »Encore Outpatient Welcomes Kim Ragan as Clinical Director
Somatic Experiencing, in tandem with talk therapy, is a more complete therapy approach that impacts deep layers of the mind and body leading to transformative… Read More »Why Somatic Experiencing Improves Health and Healing Outcomes