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How Senior Fellows Impact Our Treatment Programs

At The Meadows, we have a group of Senior Fellows who are behavioral health experts. But what is a Senior Fellow exactly? These men and women have made significant contributions to the field of addiction and mental health treatment, and they play an integral role in shaping our model and methods. The more you know about our Senior Fellows, the more you’ll understand our unique approach to treatment and why it matters. Read More

What Is Post Induction Therapy?

Post Induction Therapy is a therapeutic roadmap for identifying, conceptualizing, and sustaining ongoing recovery from codependency. It’s a way to directly intervene on the five core issues, secondary symptoms, and relational issues defined by the Model of Developmental Immaturity, which charts the impact of codependency. Resolving codependency can restore your sense of self, foster healthy relationships, and offer freedom from addiction. Read More

Why Specialized Treatment Programs

Specialized addiction treatment programs can make all the difference when it comes to your long-term health and wellness. When looking for the right treatment facility, “becoming alcohol- or drug-free is only a beginning,” says the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). According to their standards, a quality treatment program is one that maximizes physical health, independently treats psychiatric disorders, improves psychological function while also addressing relationship and family issues. Your treatment program should see you as a complete and complex person with unique needs and offer you resources and tools for whole-life healing. Specialized treatment can do just this. Read More

Addiction Treatment at The Meadows

Trusted treatment with proven results isn’t a solo pursuit. It requires a synchronized team of experts, which is one of many reasons why The Meadows is the nation’s premier treatment institute. Clinicians and professionals trust The Meadows more than any other treatment program because of our impeccable reputation for quality, integrity, and proven results. Read More

What Is Brain Mapping, and How Does It Help?

Innovations in medical science have allowed us to gain a better understanding of the biological, genetic, and physiological aspects of disease, including mental health disorders. Neurodiagnostic tools are giving us a real-time window into brain function as it relates to cognitive processing and emotional regulation. The structure of the brain can affect how we think, just like how we think can affect the structure of the brain. Tools like brain mapping can be useful in both the diagnosis and treatment of mental health conditions, providing critical input and feedback to accelerate recovery. Read More

Benefits of Traveling for Addiction Treatment

If you’re struggling with addiction and taking the proactive measures needed to prioritize your treatment, you are making an important and significant move forward with your physical, mental, and emotional well-being. Admitting you need help is a giant leap in the right direction. Read More

Why Shouldn’t I Work During Treatment?

We get it. Stepping back from your life — from family, friends, and work — for any amount of time can seem overwhelming, impossible, or just something you’d prefer not to do. Yet most treatment programs ask you to do just this. So there must be a reason for it, right? By taking a look at some of the most common concerns and questions people have, we can see why taking off work for residential treatment is so important. Read More

Breaking Down the Model: Part II – Core Issues

By: Joyce Willis, MC, LPC In Part I of “Breaking Down the Model, the “Nature of the Child” column was discussed. We discussed the history of Pia Mellody’s Model of Developmental Immaturity and how it is incorporated into the Meadows Model and treatment at Meadows Behavioral Healthcare programs. We… Read More

5 Benefits of Group Therapy

Back in the 17th century, English poet John Donne famously wrote that “no man is an island.” While the world has changed considerably since Donne’s treatise against isolationism, the importance of being surrounded by a community, rather than sojourning alone, has never been more on point. Read More