The Advanced International Winter Symposium on Addictive Disorders

Imagine Northpoint at Mental Health Symposium in Colorado Springs

Earlier this week at The Advanced International Winter Symposium on Addictive Disorders, Behavioral Health, and Mental Health in Colorado Springs, Colo., Imagine by Northpoint presented the advantages of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) in a group setting. The Lunch & Learn Continuing Education event was hosted by Imagine Fort Collins Program Director Meredith Vasa, LPC, CAS, and titled “Problem Solving and …

Build a solid relapse prevention plan

How to Build a Solid Relapse Prevention Plan

Relapse risks are everywhere due to addiction’s complex nature. Coping with daily triggers is challenging, as any can lead to relapse. This is why aftercare planning for addiction is an essential part of recovery. Medical experts and addiction treatment specialists know this. Contact Northpoint Recovery today to learn more about solid relapse prevention plans. What Is Addiction Relapse? A relapse …

Importance of Alcohol Detox

The Importance of Alcohol Detox

If you’re exploring the possibility of seeking alcohol treatment, there’s a good chance you’ve heard the term detox. This term is short for detoxification, which serves as a typical opening step on the path to recovery. But exactly what is the importance of an alcohol detox program to your attempts to get sober? As it turns out, there’s more than …

Is Addiction Hereditary?

Is Addiction Really Hereditary?

Is alcohol or drug addiction genetic or hereditary? While genetics plays a part in increasing the risk of developing an addiction, the environment you’re in plays a significant role. Understanding the connection can bring healing, but you will need to enroll in addiction treatment programs to overcome the problem completely. Contact Northpoint Recovery online today to begin your journey to sobriety. …

benefits of individual therapy

3 Benefits of Individual Therapy

Whether the substance abuse problem affects you or your loved one, psychotherapy will help you recover. Often, that therapy takes place with other people in group treatment sessions. But it can also take place on a one-on-one basis. Group therapy and individual therapy each come with their particular advantages. Knowledge of these advantages can help you better understand how the …

co-occurring disorders

Five Signs of Co-Occurring Disorders

Serious drug and alcohol problems co-occur with other issues that harm your mental health. In other words, they often affect you simultaneously as depression or another diagnosable mental health issue. As a rule, the combined effects of two overlapping conditions will seriously impair your everyday function. To overcome them, you need formal co-occurring disorders treatment. Do you or your loved …

Social Anxiety and Substance Abuse

Social Anxiety and Substance Abuse: What’s the Connection?

Having anxiety is normal. Everyone occasionally suffers from some social anxiety, but struggling with a social anxiety disorder—suffering from a debilitating fear of social situations—is not normal. Social anxiety disorder becomes even more problematic when it leads to developing or worsening a substance use disorder (SUD). Call [Direct] to speak with someone from the knowledgeable team at Northpoint Recovery about …

Why does relapse happen?

Why Does Relapse Happen?

Why does relapse happen? The basic definition of a drug or alcohol relapse is when the disease of addiction recurs after a period of abstinence or recovery. However, you may still wonder about the common causes of addiction relapse. Contact us to speak with someone from Northpoint Recovery about common reasons for relapse and our relapse prevention program in Idaho. …