Holistic Approach to Addiction Treatment

Holistic Therapies Heal Body, Mind and Spirit:

Addiction is a complex disease that affects body, mind and spirit, often creating a sharp dissociation between these parts of the self. On the other hand, successful recovery from drugs and alcohol depends on strengthening the interconnections between mind, body and spirit.

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This is where holistic interventions that treat patients as the whole sum of their parts (body, mind and spirit) – as opposed to a body needing medication or a spirit needing the Twelve Steps – offer something truly invaluable to people in early recovery. Holistic treatments uniquely strengthen the mind-body-spirit connection that is so essential to becoming a healthy, happy and fully integrated person, which is the ultimate goal for anyone in recovery.

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