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Mindfulness and Addiction Recovery: What Is Mindfulness?

What is Mindfulness? West Coast RC offers a mixture of traditional and holistic therapies for the treatment of substance abuse disorders. One of the common points between every form of treatment, however, is a strong basis in certain ancient Eastern philosophies. Specifically, West Coast Recovery focuses on those which center on mindfulness, meditation and intentional living,[…]

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Individual Therapy in Mindfulness-based Addiction Recovery

A Place for Everyone: Individual Therapy in Holistic Addiction Recovery Traditional environments for addiction treatment, such as 12-step programs and intensive inpatient therapy, are historically notorious for having high relapse rates. Within such settings, individual therapy has had a measurable effect in approximately two out of every three cases. As a result, more recently developed[…]

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Sober Living in Transition

Sober Living Sober living is more than a recovery program, or a form of therapy. It’s a state of mind, which uses intentional living as a means of making deliberate decisions to fight cravings. Through sober living, a person is provided with the necessary treatment and support to choose to let go of their addiction.[…]

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In-Depth: Housing First vs. Transitional Living

Housing First vs. Transitional Living for Homeless Persons with Addiction Across the United States, there are more than 350 separate programs confronting the crisis of long-term homelessness. These programs subscribe to a handful of diverse, community-oriented mindsets, which direct how they invest their resources. One of the biggest community-based initiatives is an approach known as[…]

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