Mental Health Treatment

Commonly Abused Benzodiazepines

Commonly Abused Benzodiazepines

Benzodiazepines are classified as Schedule IV drugs by the DEA. This means that they have some potential for abuse and can also be prescribed for medical uses. Benzodiazepines are often used in conjunction with other drugs, specifically alcohol and opioids. In many cases of cocaine addiction, users will also take benzodiazepines...

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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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EMDR Therapy Albuquerque

EMDR Therapy Albuquerque

There are many treatment modalities utilized in today’s world of psychology. Some have origins that date back decades, while others have come about relatively recently. These techniques are backed by numerous studies and peer-reviewed medical journals, all of which collectively point to their incredible efficacy and effectiveness in treating a...

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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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Treatment that Considers Trauma

Treatment that Considers Trauma

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

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Mental Health for Mothers

Mental Health for Mothers

For many women, the arrival of a baby brings with it joy and excitement that can be hard to contain. After all, you've been waiting years for this moment! But even if your happiness shows through in your smile or giggle, not everyone will share in your joy. That's where the...

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