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Depression Treatment

Facing Codependence and Depression

June 28, 2016

Codependency is an emotional disorder that causes people to ignore their own needs while constantly fulfilling the needs of others. Someone struggling with codependence may forfeit his or her own well-being and values in the pursuit of assisting someone else. It’s not surprising that this disorder would often coexist alongside…

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Childhood Trauma

The Impact of Childhood Sexual Abuse on Adult Sexuality

June 28, 2016

By Cassandra Rustvold, LMSW, MEd, Trauma Therapist at Gentle Path at the Meadows Childhood sexual abuse (CSA) has the potential to transform the trajectory of one’s life in a multitude of ways. While the effects of childhood sexual abuse are largely individualized and can manifest at different points throughout the…

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Survivor

Confessions of a (Mostly) Reformed Perfectionist

June 23, 2016

By Tracy Harder, MSC, LAC, Survivors Workshop Facilitator Do you remember the one question you missed on that fourth-grade science test that kept you from scoring 100 percent? Or the word you missed in every spelling bee you were in? I do. In fact, I am very clear about the…

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Addiction treatment

What A Difference 40 Years Makes

June 22, 2016

As we look back on four decades spent at the forefront of treatment for addiction and other behavioral health disorders, we wanted to learn more from our biggest influencers and supporters about why The Meadows legacy matters. Why have we gained a reputation for being able to help people who…

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Recovery

The Many R’s of Recovery

June 21, 2016

By David Anderson, Ph.D., Executive Director at The Meadows We experienced yet another heart-warming Patient Commencement Celebration last Wednesday morning, as seven soon-to-be-leaving patients expressed their thanks and appreciation to the Meadows staff, the community and their peers for helping them along their journey through life-saving treatment, recovery and transformation.…

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alcohol addiction treatment

Personalized Treatment for Alcoholism

June 20, 2016

Steve attended five different treatment centers in an effort to overcome his alcoholism. The Meadows is the program that finally worked for him. He credits his recovery to the individualized care and treatment he received from the outstanding staff, and the courage and strength the gained along with his peers…

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Addiction treatment

Special 40th Anniversary Offer from The Meadows

June 18, 2016

The Meadows is 40 years old this month! Our first patient was admitted on June 18, 1976 . We’re proud of how much we have grown and expanded in the years since, and of the thousands of patients and families whose lives have been forever changed by our programs. To…

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Relapse Triggers

Identify Your Triggers to Avoid Relapse

June 16, 2016

By Claudia Black, Ph.D., Senior Fellow and Clinical Architect of the Claudia Black Young Adult Center at The Meadows The following is an excerpt from Claudia Blacks Audio CD “Triggers.” You can find it in The Meadows online bookstore or on Amazon.com. Triggers are specific memories, behaviors, thoughts and situations…

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Father's Day

Father’s Day: Remembering The Man Beneath the Armor

June 16, 2016

Dan Griffin, MA is a Senior Fellow at The Meadows and an expert in men’s trauma and recovery. The following essay was published on his website in 2015. You can learn more about Dan’s workshop at The Meadows, A Man’s Way™ Retreat, by calling 800-244-4949. You can also find his…

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Depression Treatment

Find Your Way Through the Pain of Depression

June 13, 2016

Lori was in a deep, dark depression after her marriage of 27 years ended. She was filled with fear and was experiencing suicidal tendencies. The Meadows helped her learn to sit with her pain, process it, and find hope for the next chapter of her life. Learning how to accept…

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