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Own Your Own Recovery

Own Your Own Recovery

  When an individual goes into recovery for Substance Use Disorder (SUD), there is a lot of emotional, behavioral and self-awareness counseling and therapy. After all, SUD is an emotionalhttps://www.symetriarecovery.com/behavioral neurological illness. But beyond that, that individual may have to learn or relearn some life management skills that have gone by the wayside during their…

Introducing Cupajoe and Chats to GO

Introducing Cupajoe and Chats to GO

 We are super jazzed about our new program series “Cupajoe & Chats to Go” featuring fun and interesting 45 sec-1:30 mini interviews with healthcare professionals in the community.  In our first, Regional Executive Director Sara Lemke & Lakeview Program Director Casey Wegner discuss ways of addressing bothersome thoughts and urges that some may experience during…

Finding Your Way to Opioid Recovery Treatment in the Era of Covid

Finding Your Way to Opioid Recovery Treatment in the Era of Covid

Countless articles such as “The Epidemic Raging Within the Pandemic” circulate news cycles all over the country even though inpatient and outpatient opioid recovery treatment options are available via private and public options.  The article focuses on West Virginia, though applies nearly everywhere: “Long before the pandemic came along, the nation, especially Appalachia, was in…

Substance Abuse or Use Disorder and Trauma

Substance Abuse or Use Disorder and Trauma

The more we learn about Substance Use Disorder (SUD) (still also searched as “substance abuse”), the more we are convinced, that often, there is a connection between SUD and individual trauma or PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome). The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) explains that personal trauma results from “an event, series…

What is Comorbidity?

What is Comorbidity?

If an individual has Substance Use Disorder (SUD), there is a likelihood that that person is also suffering from another psychological or physical disorder. If a person is suffering from co-occurring disorders, this is called a comorbidity. Some of the common mental comorbidities that are diagnosed in SUD patients are: Mood disorders Anxiety Depression Conduct…