Combatting Loneliness in Addiction Recovery

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The key to living a happy and fulfilled life is forming meaningful relationships with other human beings. This is not speculation – scientists have found this to be fact time and time again, through years of tirelessly conducted research and extensive, global studies. In an Australian study conducted in 2012, it was found that the […]

Trauma and Dissociative Disorders

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When an individual undergoes a severe isolated trauma, or repeated traumatic experiences, he or she is at risk of developing a dissociative disorder. Dissociation is a very common response to traumatic or extremely stressful situation, in fact, recent research suggests that dissociative symptoms are just as wide-spread and common as symptoms of anxiety and depression. […]

The Role of the Family in Trauma Therapy

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Over the course of the past 35 years, significant advances pertaining to our understanding of the brain and the neurobiology of trauma have lead to a host of effective and progressive therapeutic treatment methods. Important innovations such as Somatic Experiencing, dialectical behavioral therapy, eye movement desensitization and reprocessing, and Internal Family Systems have allowed the […]

Our Team Talks Trauma and Addiction: Hugh Nash on the Opiate Epidemic

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Hugh Nash, the Director of Business Development at Next Chapter Treatment, has worked in the field of addiction for over 26 years. He boasts extensive experience in counseling, program administration, admissions, and business development – though his true passion lies in helping addicts and their families. Having served in leadership positions at three prominent and […]