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At Prosperity Haven, we believe one of the best ways to fight addiction is by understanding your opponent. That’s why we’re committed to educating our community and providing resources so that you can arm yourself against substance abuse with knowledge. Our blog features articles on various topics related to addiction recovery, behavioral health, substance abuse treatment strategies, tools and techniques, support systems, and much more.

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Addiction Recovery: Finding the Right Treatment Program for You

It all started off so innocently. Maybe you had a few drinks at the club after you turned 21 now and again or your doctor wrote you a prescription for narcotics. Or, maybe you just liked to hit up the club with your friends and feel the “love” with a few tabs of ecstasy on the weekends. Now, you’re finding yourself using almost every day. Attempts to quit are unsuccessful, and the negative consequences of using are starting to negatively …
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Understanding the Connection Between Mental Health and Addiction

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), an incredible 1 in 5 Americans struggle with a mental health disorder. Given that the population of America sits at around 329 million, at least as of 2019, that’s about 65 million people struggle with this complex issue at any given time. Now, consider addiction statistics. According to the 2017 NSDUH Annual National Report, 19.7  Americans suffered from a substance use disorder in 2017. Close to 8.5 million were classified as …
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Why Group Therapy Is Essential in Treating Addiction

Few people take the tentative first steps into full recovery without the help of their peers, loved ones, and friends. In fact, there’s a wealth of evidence to prove that having the right social supports in place can be the difference between success and failure – both in the short-term and the long-term. If you’re considering strengthening your social supports, group therapy is a fantastic place to start. We’ll help you explore this topic and tell you why it’s such …
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6 Ways to Help a Loved One Stay Sober

Family, friends, and other loved ones play an integral role in the recovery process. In fact, whether or not someone has support from their peers and the people around them at home can ultimately predict if they remain sober long-term or relapse. The catch? Simply providing support isn’t always enough. If you aren’t aware of the challenges associated with healing, or you struggle with enabling them or becoming codependent, you might be doing more harm than good. You want to …
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How Do I Know If PHP Is Right for Me?

A partial hospitalization program (PHP) is a type of addiction treatment where you come to treatment during the day and return at home overnight. This can be preferable for people in certain circumstances. The main benefit of a PHP is to provide the highest level of support and monitoring without requiring a 24-hour commitment. It is a compromise between the in-depth features of full inpatient treatment and the much lower level of support provided in an outpatient setting. In some …
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In Addiction Treatment, Family Therapy Is Fundamental

Addiction is devastating and far-reaching disease. Although we tend to think about it in terms of how it affects the person addicted, the real truth is that both the addict and their home environment or family situation are heavily integrated from the start. Any dysfunctional relationships at home will naturally exacerbate addiction, and any addiction will exacerbate or even cause dysfunction within the home. In order for the addict to truly get and stay well, treatment needs to be integrative …
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