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Benzos or Passionflowers

Benzos or Passionflowers By Dr. Dawn Bantel, Medical Director Anxiety is one of the most common issues that our residents struggle with here at Sabino Recovery. Many times the anxiety is so severe that it results in panic attacks. This is especially true for those with a history of trauma...

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What the Chef Knows

What the Chef Knows I have personally witnessed a big difference in the population here versus the last rehab center where I worked for 6 years. As the chef, I try to stay clear of getting into the personal stories of our residents, but I have noticed a massive shift...

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Equine Therapy

As seen on US News & World Report Equine Therapy Holly Hansen, Sabino Recovery’s equine-assisted psychotherapist, recently sat down with US News & World Report Health Care to discuss her specialty. “I use horses to help folks heal,” she says. It’s part of a team approach that uses a mental...

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Dependence vs. Addiction

Dependence vs. Addiction There is often a misunderstanding about addictive medications – the potential for addiction, and a lack of education on the fact that not every individual who takes prescribed medications with addiction potential; become addicted. The lack of understanding is particularly relevant to pain medications and as these...

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Neuroplasticity and addiction: How can integrative therapies help address past trauma?

Taken from an interview with Addiction Professional’s AddictionBlog.org Addiction Blog Published: May 28, 2016 Neuroplasticity and Addiction Treatment Neuroplasticity, or the brain’s ability to reorganize itself by creating new neural pathways is at the cutting edge of new addiction treatment modalities. Imagine…you can literally change treatment outcomes by encouraging your...

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Game Changer: Naturopathic Medicine in Recovery

Game Changer: Naturopathic Medicine in Recovery Helping to form the foundation of Sabino Recovery’s therapeutic approach, naturopathic medicine is a pillar – and an important difference – of the Sabino recovery experience. Its founders knew that in order to provide a truly holistic and individualized treatment program, it needed to...

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Feed the Soul, Heal the Body

Feed the Soul, Heal the Body By Chef Tommy Mattimoe If you haven’t heard of bone broth by now, you probably aren’t spending enough time on social media. I didn’t know bone broth had hit the culinary zeitgeist until my mom was telling me about a new book extolling its...

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