Patrick Wilder

An Interview An Interview with Patrick Wilder, MSW, LCSW, Vice President, Washington Market

An executive with more than 20 years’ experience in behavioral health and substance use recovery service operations, Patrick Wilder, MSW, LCSW, has an impressive record of assisting organizations in achieving operational success, maintaining regulatory compliance, and improving patient care. With a background in hospital operations, regulatory compliance, performance improvement, and risk management, Mr. Wilder has participated in the development of …

Lyra Health

Northpoint Recovery Joins Global Provider Network of Lyra Health

Northpoint Recovery, a behavioral health treatment company for adults and adolescents, is proud to announce it has joined the dedicated global network of evidenced-based mental health treatment for Lyra Health, a leading provider of workforce mental health benefits. “We were so impressed with Lyra’s evidence-based clinical excellence and their integrative approach to treating each member that a partnership was an …

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. …

Dr. Trevor Bixler

An Interview with Dr. Trevor Bixler, VP of Clinical Services at Northpoint Recovery and Imagine by Northpoint

Trevor Bixler, Ph.D., serves as Vice President, Clinical Services for Northpoint Recovery and Imagine by Northpoint. A licensed psychologist with a background in a variety of research and clinical settings, Dr. Bixler oversees the clinical work performed across Northpoint and Imagine by Northpoint facilities. Dr. Bixler was kind enough to take time out of his schedule to sit down with …

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 …

Dr. Kelly Brey

An Interview with Dr. Kelly Brey, Executive Director of Northpoint Colorado

Dr. Kelly A. Brey was named the Executive Director for the Adult Residential and Outpatient programs of Northpoint Colorado in late 2023. A licensed psychologist, Dr. Brey earned her Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2007. In grad school, she completed a dissertation regarding the negative psychological effects of bullying on bystanders. Completing her post-doctoral internship at McLean Psychiatric …

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 …

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. …

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 …