Sober living

Should California be able to require sobriety in homeless housing?

Sober living houses, also known as transitional housing or halfway houses, are alcohol and drug-free environments designed to support individuals in their journey towards sobriety. These facilities serve as a safe haven for individuals to establish or maintain their sobriety, away from potential triggers and temptations. The primary purpose of sober living is to help …

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Massachusetts Department of Correction Selects VitalCore Health Strategies as New Independent Health Care Partner

This helps clients become aware of unconscious motivations for behaviors by tuning into thoughts. Prophylaxis may be aimed at preventing or limiting infection,particularly in those at high risk for a limited period of time (forexample, anti-malarials taken by those who are temporarily visitingmalaria-endemic areas). For some purposes, prophylaxis may be usedby permanent residents of endemic …

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Chapter 3 Family Counseling Approaches Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Family Therapy NCBI Bookshelf

Motivational interviewing starts with the therapist recognizing and accepting client ambivalence. Proceeding through what may be characterized as a gradual shaping process, the therapist tries to move the client toward acknowledging current problems, developing a desire to change them, and identifying strategies that will enable this change. A study of patients in recovery from cocaine …

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Practicing an Attitude of Gratitude

The grateful participants had more activity in a part of the brain known as the prefrontal cortex, where decision-making and learning happens. The people who participated in gratitude activities showed these active brain changes even three months after the study ceased. It suggests that gratitude practice trains the brain, which over time can truly improve …

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