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Are CBT and DBT Different?

BoardPrep Recovery Center is a 21-bed partial hospitalization program that uses a number of therapy and holistic approaches to help clients overcome substance abuse. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy are two methodologies you might encounter at our Tampa, FL, center. Are CBT and DBT different? That’s what we’ll explore in this blog, starting with a…

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A Plethora of Health-Related Issues and Vaping – Does Vaping Cause Cancer?

E-Cigarette and Tobacco use study finds that people over the age of 12 are now experiencing more lung problems. Prevalence of emphysema, bronchitis, and asthma has increased in younger individuals since the start of the Vaping craze. Research indicates that there is an increased (330% to be exact) risk of lung-related issues with these tobacco…

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Rehab/Recovery 101: The Power of the Group to Help Us Address Emotions – “Alone, I Can’t… Together We Can!”

“There’s strength in numbers.” – English idiom When a person comes into addiction treatment or recovery—whether you’re in a substance abuse treatment program, a professionals health program, a 12 Steps fellowship, whatever—once the alcohol and/or drugs have been stopped (through “one day at a time” abstinence), emotions and feelings may arise that we’ve never before…

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Why COVID-19 Affects are More Dangerous for Substance Abusers

Substance abusers are more at risk of contracting COVID-19 and suffering serious complications. What’s frightening is that most of them do not know this, which could lead to them not taking the necessary precautions to protect themselves. The following are just some of the ways COVID-19 affects substance abusers. How COVID-19 Affects Substance Abusers COVID-19…

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DBT Techniques for Treating Substance Use Disorders

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) is a type of psychotherapy used in addiction recovery. Psychologist Marsha M. Linehan developed the therapy to treat suicidality. Now substance abuse treatment centers in Tampa, FL, and elsewhere, use DBT techniques as first-line treatment for severe forms of mental disorders. They include those that do not respond to standard treatments,…