Men’s Rehab–A Closer Look

Men's Rehab--A Closer Look Men's rehab is known as a gender-specific treatment program. Such programs focus upon the ways in which men are affected by substance use, and the many related issues and dynamics involved in their use as well as their recovery. Of course, not all men are alike. They come from a range [...]

By | September 24th, 2017|Blog, Rehab for Men|Comments Off on Men’s Rehab–A Closer Look

Men’s Rehab–Issues and Dynamics

Men's Rehab--Issues and Dynamics Men's rehab may be for you or your addicted loved one if there are certain circumstances and life situations that bear on the ability to recover and maintain recovery. A man's experience in our culture is typically very different than a woman's. While many things have changed socially and politically throughout [...]

By | September 22nd, 2017|Blog, Rehab for Men|Comments Off on Men’s Rehab–Issues and Dynamics

Men’s Rehab – Reasons to consider it

Men’s Rehab – Reasons to consider it   Men’s rehab is a truly viable option when it comes to overcoming an addiction for many reasons. Unfortunately, many guys don’t understand that this is even an option for them. So, why would anyone want to consider attending a men’s rehab? What makes it a better choice [...]

By | October 20th, 2016|Blog, Rehab for Men|Comments Off on Men’s Rehab – Reasons to consider it

Looking for a Men’s Rehab? These Tips can Help

Looking for a Men’s Rehab? These Tips can Help   When you’re looking for a men’s rehab, it’s easy to get bogged down in the choice. Often, we begin to feel as if there are so many different addiction treatment options out there that we’ll never really be able to choose the right fit for [...]

By | August 6th, 2016|Blog, Rehab for Men|Comments Off on Looking for a Men’s Rehab? These Tips can Help

Inpatient Rehab as the Ultimate Milieu Therapy

Is inpatient rehab the ultimate milieu therapy? I think a case for that can be well made. I've seen people get into recovery who I would not have wagered much of a chance on their getting clean, but sometimes a 30 to 90 day stay inpatient can alone set the client on the right track. [...]

By | July 11th, 2015|Adolescent Addiction, Recovery, Rehab for Men|Comments Off on Inpatient Rehab as the Ultimate Milieu Therapy

Valium Treatment: Information for Loved Ones

Valium treatment has several stages. Probably the most difficult is the stage of considering treatment. There is typically quite a lot of fear when an addict thinks about giving up their drug. With Valium, fears of not being able to cope are exceptionally strong. Many people have begun Valium use to deal with anxiety and [...]

By | June 21st, 2015|Addiction, Detox, LGBT Friendly Treatment, Living with an Addict, Luxury Rehab Centers, Overcoming Addiction, Prescription Drugs, Recovery, Rehab for Men, Rehab for Women, Traveling for Treatment|Comments Off on Valium Treatment: Information for Loved Ones

Inspirational Quotes for Men

Here are some inspirational quotes for men in treatment and recovery. These can inspire meditations or be used to encourage, motivate and support on a daily basis. Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value. –Albert Einstein You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take. –Wayne Gretzky I’ve missed more [...]

By | May 15th, 2015|Inspirational Quotes, Recovery, Rehab for Men|Comments Off on Inspirational Quotes for Men

Battering and Substance Use–When Men are Abusive

There are significant links between battering and substance use. In intimate partner violence, substances increase the dangerousness of incidents, for example. Intoxication decreases impulse control and judgement, adding less control to an already out of control situation.  Consequently, more serious injury to victims are likely to occur when the batterer is intoxicated. There are other [...]

By | March 29th, 2015|Living with an Addict, Recovery, Rehab for Men, Thinking Distortions|Comments Off on Battering and Substance Use–When Men are Abusive

Sadness and Men–a Natural Emotion and Substance Use

Sadness is a natural emotion, however, many people try to push it aside through distraction, denial or other means such as substance use. Sadness benefits us although it is a painful experience. It allows us to acknowledge loss, disappointment, the pain of separation from loved ones and other very human experiences. In our tears of [...]

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Rehab for Men–what really happens

My views about rehab for men have been shaped by my experiences as an addiction therapist. Through that work I have found myself over the years becoming more and more of an advocate for men. It was their stories, primarily behind closed doors and in individual sessions that most powerfully impacted me. There, I witnessed [...]

By | January 25th, 2015|Recovery, Rehab for Men|Comments Off on Rehab for Men–what really happens