Insightful Pathways: Navigating Recovery Together at the Loudoun Recovery Festival 9/16

The Loudoun Recovery Festival brings together individuals, families, and communities affected by addiction and recovery. On September 16th, during National Recovery Month, the festival celebrates recovery progress made by community members. This event provides an excellent opportunity for attendees to learn more about the addiction and recovery services Insight Into Action Therapy offers. We encourage…

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What’s the Difference Between MAT and MOUD?

Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) programs have become popular for treating opioid use disorder. What’s the difference between MAT and MOUD? MAT programs involve medications, counseling, and behavioral therapies to treat substance use disorders. In contrast, medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD) refer to using medication as a stand-alone treatment. Understanding these concepts and their differences is…

Couple in a toxic relationship sitting on couch having a heated argument

What Are Toxic Relationships While in Recovery?

Addiction is never just about one person. Whether it be an addiction to drugs, alcohol, or destructive behavior patterns, it affects everyone around them. Relationships that involve addiction can be incredibly toxic, especially when the other party is trying to achieve sobriety or experiencing addiction recovery. Understanding toxic relationships, addiction in relationships, addiction behavior patterns,…

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How to Repair Relationships After Addiction

Addiction and recovery can often take a toll on relationships. The overwhelming emotions, irregular behavior, dishonesty, and neglect can leave long-lasting scars. However, it is never too late to start mending those relationships and start anew. Relationship repair counseling, psychotherapy, and support groups can assist in developing strategies to repair damaged relationships. Insight Into Action…

Counselor and patient discussing dual diagnosis therapy topics

5 Dual Diagnosis Therapy Topics for Mental Health

Dual diagnosis is a specialized treatment that addresses individuals struggling with substance use disorders and mental health conditions. The presence of both conditions can make it extremely challenging for individuals to receive appropriate treatment and sustain long-term recovery. Fortunately, learning about dual diagnosis therapy topics can help you find the right care to promote your…