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Can Group Therapy Help My Drug Addiction?

If you’re struggling with addiction, you may have researched various treatment options. At Zelus Recovery, we want our patients to heal on their own terms. This may mean gender-specific therapy or telehealth visits rather than in-person in some circumstances. For many, group therapy can be an extremely effective drug addiction treatment plan. Our Zelus Recovery…

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How to Stop Psychological Dependence

One of the ways which addiction manifests is through psychological dependence. The term psychological dependence is often used to describe the mental and psychological responses to substance abuse. Often, these responses can leave an individual feeling helpless without substances rather than feeling physically ill. Psychological dependence can often lead to the development of co-occurring disorders,…

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3 Family Therapy Activities

Just as entire families can be negatively affected by an individual’s substance abuse problem, a person in recovery may find tremendous strength in the positive influences of their spouse, parents, siblings, intimate friends, partners, close relatives, and children. Family therapy offers an opportunity for each member of this community to explore their relationships with one…

What is Psychological Dependence

What Is Psychological Dependence?

All psychoactive substances, such as alcohol, marijuana, and opiates, have the potential to cause both physical and psychological addiction. But what is psychological dependence? Psychological dependence requires treatment but does not result in your body developing a physical dependency on your substance of choice. Both physical and psychological dependencies can cause withdrawal symptoms and require…

Signs of Marijuana Addiction Parents Should Know

Signs of Marijuana Addiction that Parents Should Know

For some people, marijuana is a harmless drug in comparison to others in use today. However, marijuana can present pressing issues that require a professional marijuana rehab center for help. It’s crucial to learn the signs of marijuana addiction to help a loved one because addiction is much easier to manage when caught early. Many…