Part of my work as Chief of Psychology for Crossroads Centre is to integrate traditional 12-Step work with evidence-based treatments.  I’m happy to report that mindfulness-based relapse prevention (MBRP) and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) are now being utilized by our primary therapists with our clients to deepen and broaden the recovery experience. These therapies, […]

September is National Recovery Month. This month celebrates the success of those who have embraced a sober life and raises awareness that addiction treatment can benefit anyone who has a substance use disorder. 2016 marks the 27th annual celebration of National Recovery Month, and it comes at a time when more people need addiction treatment […]

Sobriety is full of hard work, and the last thing you may feel like doing is to add in a strenuous exercise regime. However, a regular fitness routine can contribute lasting benefits that carry over into your other efforts to maintain your sobriety. Individual and group counseling provides the mental framework for your recovery, but […]

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