Healing Your Wounded Inner Child

In Order to Become a Successful and Fulfilled Adult We are always going to be susceptible to the things that happen to us – the relationships we form, the experiences we undergo, and the consequences of the decisions we make. However, we are even more affected by the experiences we undergo up until the age…

A Different Kind of Treatment

Key Distinctions that Contribute to Next Chapter’s Success Fresh Thinking It has been said that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. While this can obviously apply to those with dependencies that stem from personal trauma, it can also apply to how recovery centers treat…

new-year-next-chapter

What is a Resolution?

A resolution, as defined by Merriam-Webster, is a firm decision to do or not do something. The word can also be defined as the action of solving a problem, dispute, or contentious matter – however, when it comes to the New Year, we tend to gravitate towards the first definition. Devising a lengthy list of…

urine-test-recovery

Ethical Treatment? Never Heard of It.

Something isn’t quite right when your lab ‘fires’ you for bringing in too few urine tests.  Watching a loved one struggle with substance dependency is an emotionally devastating experience; those of us who have experienced active addiction firsthand know that there is little we wouldn’t do to help end their suffering. Because we are so…

malia-birk

Malia Birk – Staff Highlight

Meet Malia Birk, LCSW, one of the invaluable Primary Therapists at Next Chapter Treatment. Malia is a licensed Clinical Social Worker; she received her Master’s degree in social work from Florida Atlantic University, where she graduated with honors. Malia has been heavily involved in the recovery field since 2010, and has extensive experience working in…

hugh-nash

Staff Highlight- Hugh Nash

Meet Hugh Nash, the Director of Business Development for Next Chapter Treatment. Hugh has been heavily involved in numerous aspects of the treatment industry for over 26 years. His roles at Next Chapter include cultivating referral relationships, developing marketing strategies, and assisting families who are seeking help. Hugh draws from his personal journey of recovery…

next chapter

Escaping Irma – Days 2 and 3

Many of our clients come into treatment with a long-standing inability to form healthy and meaningful relationships with other men. Many of our clients come in with unresolved relational trauma that occurred during childhood; trauma that has deeply (and often unwittingly) affected the nature and quality of all interpersonal relationships since it occurred. In some…

escaping irma

Escaping Irma – Day 1

The windows had been boarded shut. Like everyone else in the bottom-half of the state, the guys had spent hours in line at the local hardware store, fervently searching for functional scraps of plywood. The arrangements had been made – a safe house in the northernmost part of Georgia had been reserved and prepared. There…