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Music Therapy for Addiction

Music Therapy for Addiction

The mind is a complex organ that can heal, perform complex functions, create electricity, form thoughts, and communicate on levels of consciousness that we cannot even fathom as physical beings. Because we use so little of our brains, there is so much that’s not understood about this organ and how...

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REBT for Addiction

REBT for Addiction

Human behavior and thinking are as closely related to addiction as any other element of the human personality. Relating certain behaviors to their responses and triggers allows us to completely reprogram our brains, resulting in different behavioral reactions to a specific stimulus. These methods, including NLP (neuro-linguistic programming), can provide significant...

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Fentanyl Overdose

Fentanyl Overdose

The Exploding Risk and Realities of Overdose Due to Fentanyl Fentanyl is currently the most dangerous substance on the illegal drug market. The overdose totals for 2021 topped those of 2020, putting the total well over the 100,000 mark, closing in on diseases like diabetes, stroke, and heart disease. Recent releases state...

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Art therapy for addiction class New Mexico

Art Therapy for Addiction

Art therapy is a useful tool utilized by many substance abuse treatment centers, including Icarus Behavioral Health, in order to assist with many facets of recovery from addiction. The subjective nature of art therapy enables patients to express themselves in a plethora of different ways in order to help them cope...

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DBT Therapy Albuquerque

DBT Therapy Albuquerque

Originally designed to help people with suicidal behavior or borderline personality disorder, DBT has now been adapted to help with many mental health problems that may affect many aspects of a person’s life. When looking for DBT therapy in Albuquerque, Icarus Behavioral Health forms one of the top-rated addiction treatment and...

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Rehabilitation Facilities in New Mexico

Rehabilitation Facilities in New Mexico

Finding the Right New Mexico Rehab Because there are so many rehabilitation facilities in New Mexico, it can be difficult to make an informed decision when seeking treatment for yourself or a loved one. There are a few different ways to discern which rehabilitation facilities in New Mexico stand above the...

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Senate Bill 317 New Mexico

Senate Bill 317 New Mexico

A Bill to Make Behavioral Health More Accessible On Thursday, April 7, 2022, Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham signed Senate Bill 317 New Mexico into law. This bill establishes the Health Care Affordability Fund which is set up to lower the cost of health insurance for working-class families. The bill also disallows...

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Meth Psychosis

The Roots of Meth Psychosis

Pick a drug that people abuse, and the chances are high that some lasting form of emotional scar is attached to that abuse. It doesn’t matter what the individuals’ drug of choice is; all substance abuse cases take a mental toll on the user. Sometimes it’s short-term memory loss – at...

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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 program...

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Vaping and Drugs

Vaping and Drugs: What You Need to Know

You look around you and discover that there are a lot of people who vape today. TikTok and YouTube and vaping drug use have popularized this culture although they claim that they’ve cracked down on these types of videos. Due to the popularity of vaping it’s important to understand more...

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