meditation for addiction recovery

Using Meditation for Addiction Recovery

Meditation and other mindful practices are being widely used for their effectiveness in addiction treatment. Associated with reduced cravings and relapse prevention, holistic treatment programs that include meditation are increasingly available at reputable rehab facilities like Serenity Light Recovery. During meditation, the mind clears and relaxes. As we remain fully alert and awake, our focus…

meth and mental health

Meth and Mental Health Disorders

Meth, short for methamphetamine, is a central nervous system stimulant with a high risk of addiction. In addition to the extremely severe side effects and health concerns associated with meth abuse, it is not uncommon to uncover the existence of a co-occurring mental health issue. When there is an underlying mental health diagnosis, a person’s…

psychotherapy and depression

Using Psychotherapy to Battle Depression

Depression is a mental health disorder characterized by deep sadness and feelings of hopelessness. It has numerous causes, and sometimes medications are a necessary step in treatment. However, psychotherapy and depression can go hand-in-hand as well. It is possible to see significant improvement in symptoms with the use of appropriate talk therapy. Our team at…

trauma-informed care

Benefits of Getting Trauma-Informed Care

Trauma therapy is critical for men and women battling a painful past. When the brain doesn’t deal with trauma but tucks it away, that trauma comes back throughout their lifetime. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) often goes hand-in-hand with substance abuse. However, trauma-informed care for addiction can make a difference and can lead to lifelong recovery.…