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Add Mindfulness Training to Aftercare to Prevent Relapse?

Add Mindfulness Training to Aftercare to Prevent Relapse? | Counseling without Labels Support without Medication | Scoop.it

Resarchers at the University of Washington found significantly lower rates of substance use in those who received training in Mindfulness Based Relapse Prevention over a 4-month post-intervention period  as compared to those in  the Treatment As Usual group . 


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Barbara Wood, Ph.D. www.alcoholismandthefamily.com / Author of Children of Alcoholism and Raising Healthy Children in an Alcoholic Home's curator insight, November 30, 2013 11:34 AM

 

Subjects were 168 adults with substance abuse disorders who had recently completed intensive inpatient or outpatient treatment. Among those who received the  8 weeks of MBRP training, there were also "greater decreases in craving  and increases in acceptance and acting with awareness as compared to TAU".  The researchers concluded that their results supported the usefulness of MBRP training for indivdiuals who have recently completed intensive treatment for substance abuse disorders.  

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Prescription Painkillers: Misuse, Abuse and Deaths

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Americans are dying in ever-increasing numbers from overdoses of opioid painkillers.* Skyrocketing abuse of and dependence on prescription painkillers combined with growing sales has contributed to this increase in overdoses and deaths.

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What Exactly is Kratom? - Sober Nation

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The Truth about Kratom Researchers in the United States are studying the potential of an herb native to Southeast Asia that would help those addicted to op

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�� What Exactly is Kratom?

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�� What Exactly is Kratom?

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Prescription Painkillers: Misuse, Abuse and Deaths

Prescription Painkillers: Misuse, Abuse and Deaths | Counseling without Labels Support without Medication | Scoop.it
Americans are dying in ever-increasing numbers from overdoses of opioid painkillers.* Skyrocketing abuse of and dependence on prescription painkillers combined with growing sales has contributed to this increase in overdoses and deaths.

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