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Parkview begins dependency group

Posted: Friday, June 28, 2013

According to Parkview Huntington Hospital, dependence on alcohol, prescription drugs or street drugs is considered a treatable disease that can affect every area of one’s life. Recovery is a process and a journey to regaining the well-being that addiction steals.

PHH is pleased to announce that a Chemical Dependency Intensive Outpatient Therapy Group (CD IOP) will started on Tuesday, June 25, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at PHH.  This confidential group is for chemically addicted adults, 18 and older, including those with a co-existing psychiatric diagnosis and lasts for six to eight weeks.

A licensed therapist conducts the groups and provides weekly education for family members or significant others.  Issues addressed are: The disease of addiction and recovery concepts; triggers, relapse prevention and coping mechanisms; thinking errors; Twelve Step programs and sponsorship; aftercare-free to those who successfully complete the program; referrals to other specialists for one on one when needed.

If someone has had little or no previous treatment or has had minimal success in previous attempts to stay alcohol or drug-free after multiple treatments, Parkview Huntington believes it can help. Other locations and times are available for those whose work or family schedule conflicts. Call (260) 373-7595 for more information.