Westwind Recovery® is excited to announce that Dr. Deena Manion has been brought on as Clinical Officer. This new addition to the leadership team will help Westwind continue to grow and offer high-quality clinical care to clients. At Westwind, we’re constantly learning about new ways to help our clients recover. Dr. Manion brings years of… Continue Reading Westwind Announces New Clinical Officer
For those in recovery from addiction to drugs and alcohol, returning to everyday life after treatment can be a challenge. Making this transition involves going from an inpatient treatment center where you may have had support 24/7 to a life where you might only attend meetings once or twice a week. To make this transition… Continue Reading Small Changes You Can Make in Your Everyday Life During Recovery
Chronic pain can consume your life, leaving no room for anything else. In some instances, trying to control the pain can lead to dangerous drugs that can fuel addiction. What is needed to gain control is a combination of medication management and chronic pain management therapy. There is no one approach to every kind of pain, because… Continue Reading What Can Chronic Pain Managament Therapy Teach?
Treatment for substance abuse issues will look different for every individual. Someone who is struggling with alcohol addiction will require a different treatment plan than someone in treatment for opioid addiction. At Westwind Recovery®, we offer a wide range of therapies for our clients. Every individual in our care receives a personalized treatment plan that… Continue Reading What Are Different Activities in Adventure Therapy?
For many of those who struggle with substance abuse, privacy during treatment is a high priority. There are a number of reasons why an individual might want privacy as they go through a treatment program. They might have a high-profile job and do not want their team members or members of the public knowing that… Continue Reading What Should You Look For in a Private Luxury One-on-One Care Facility?
For many people, Thanksgiving is a time to get together and spend time with friends and family. Even if circumstances force you to limit the number of people you surround yourself with, it can still be a nerve-wracking experience if it’s the first one you’ve spent sober in a long time. You’ll need to adjust… Continue Reading 3 Ways to Enjoy a Sober Thanksgiving
Sustainable recovery takes more than medication-assisted treatment. In fact, it requires a comprehensive approach involving a variety of therapies provided by a licensed psychotherapist. Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is one approach to addiction treatment that is traditionally provided to clients in a residential or outpatient treatment program. This evidence-based treatment utilizes a set of techniques that… Continue Reading 5 Benefits of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
Sober living is a recovery stage that occurs after a person completes detoxification (detox) and when they are ready for a treatment program. It offers a period of transition in which a person with substance abuse issues receives the tools and guidance that can help them return to a fully independent lifestyle without abusing drugs.… Continue Reading 10 Ways Sober Living Homes Strengthen Your Recovery
Shoutout LA recently featured a profile of Westwind’s Director of Clinical Programming, Jessica Steinman. Shoutout LA writes about “the folks that make up the fabric of our communities,” and we’re excited that Jessica has been recognized as a force for change in Los Angeles and beyond. Her work is an integral part of what we… Continue Reading Westwind Recovery® Featured in Shoutout LA
If you are a parent, sibling, spouse, or child of someone who is in recovery at a substance abuse treatment center, likely you experienced what it was like when they were struggling with addiction. You’ve been through the trials that the illness brings to a person as well as their family. Now that you’re loved… Continue Reading 5 Ways to Support a Loved One in Recovery