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Are Hallucinogens Addictive?

Hallucinogens are a class of psychoactive substances that alter perception, mood, and consciousness. They include LSD, psilocybin, mescaline, and DMT, among others. While these substances do not produce physical dependence like opioids or alcohol, people can still develop a problematic pattern of use that interferes with their daily functioning, relationships, and well-being. But are hallucinogens…


Male Therapists Talk Men’s Mental Health – A Deeper Dive

The latest episode of the Insights & Actions podcast is out now! In this episode, Craig James, LCSW, LSATP, MAC, Matt Christian, LCSW, and Johnny Pierce, PsyD talk about masculinity and vulnerability, male violence and bullying, men’s mental health, and relationships. In addition, the guys discuss: Male violence and bullying, Men’s “compartmentalization”, The challenges facing…

person smiling in therapy session while receiving motivation for change in recovery

How to Stay Motivated to Change in Addiction Recovery

If you or a loved one is seeking an addiction treatment program, it’s essential to understand that motivation for change in recovery is a crucial factor for success. Recovery motivation can be challenging to maintain, especially during the early stages. However, with the right tools and support, staying motivated in addiction recovery is possible. Insight…

person in counseling practicing radical acceptance DBT

Radical Acceptance in DBT: How to Practice It

Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is a type of cognitive-behavioral therapy that has been proven effective for treating a wide range of mental health issues, including addiction. At Insight Into Action Therapy, we use DBT to help our clients achieve lasting recovery from substance use disorders and mental health challenges. One of the critical concepts of…