Aftercare

SMART Recovery Meetings

SMART Recovery Meetings

SMART Recovery (Self-Management and Recovery Training) is an effective alternative to Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). In this treatment modality, participants learn techniques that enable them to continue progressing in their recovery. While we also support 12 step recovery, the team at Icarus Behavioral Health embraces SMART Recovery as an evidence-based...

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Treatment that Considers Trauma

Treatment that Considers Trauma

The following article will explain why it’s important that healthcare providers learn about Trauma-Informed Care (TIC), which means using an approach based upon sound science and best practices to identify people who may have experienced traumatic events. This identification allows mental health professionals to provide them with the support...

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Psychiatrist vs. Psychologist

When an individual with a substance abuse disorder enters treatment, they will see a variety of mental health professionals during their stay. There are counselors, psychiatrists, psychologists, and other experts in the mental health field that are vital throughout the entire process. One of the most common misconceptions is that...

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