While a person is in treatment it is usually important they take charge and try to grow as they receive help with their substance abuse or mental health issue. Especially during inpatient programs, the time spent in treatment gives a break from outside responsibilities and concerns. Any time spent in treatment should be entirely focused on self-reflection and self-improvement. Specifically, there are certain aspects of recovery and self-growth that can be especially beneficial during the recovery process.
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Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is a serious mental health disorder that can have an immense negative impact on the life of a person. PTSD can be caused by a variety of factors and can present itself in different ways. Additionally, it is unfortunately common that those experiencing symptoms associated with PTSD often turn towards drugs and alcohol in an attempt to self-medicate, rather than seek professional help.
Regardless if a person is seeking treatment for a mental health disorder or substance abuse issue, it is essential to spend time to find what methods work best for the individual. Every person in treatment has their own personality and individual experiences, so there will not be one approach to treatment that works equally well for everyone.
How COVID-19 Has Impacted Mental Health and Addiction The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact on many different aspects of life. The pandemic has made us reevaluate the ways in which we work, shop, and engage with others. Due to the scale of the pandemic, it has also played a major role in substance …