Women and Addiction

“There is no generally accepted de?nition of the concept of gender. It is often used interchangeably with the term sex (Maccoby 1988). Nonetheless, a growing number of theorists, researchers, and clinicians view the concept of sex as focusing on biological differences between men and women, whereas gender is seen as describing those male and female … Continue reading Women and Addiction

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Realization Center is proud to be a provider of “front-line” treatment and evidence-based practices for opioid and other addictions. We are proud to be able to offer medication-assisted treatment (MAT) to our clients. MAT is an evidence-based practice which includes the use of medications, such as Suboxone and Vivitrol, in combination with counseling and behavioral … Continue reading Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)

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“I DON’T KNOW WHICH WAS THE STRANGER, more terrifying moment: the moment when a psychiatrist told me I had a mental illness, or the moment I realized I was an alcoholic, through and through. I remember both moments Clearly: my stomach dropped, the room seemed cold, and I wanted to run for the door. When … Continue reading Co-occurring Disorders and Dispelling the Stigma of Addiction and Mental Illness

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Addiction affects more than 5 million American adolescents in the form of a substance or alcohol use disorder. Through the help of our addiction team at Realization Center, teens suffering from addiction get the help they need and find sustainable recovery. Some Important Facts about Teen Drug Abuse Nearly half of college students use illicit … Continue reading Facts About Drug Abuse and Teens

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Marilyn White talks about the false sense of courage people receive from the effects of drugs and alcohol, and how clients come into Realization Center in need of being built up again through sobriety.   It gives you courage. In the beginning alcohol gives you courage. It gives you the ability to stand up and … Continue reading Drugs & Alcohol: The Initial Appeal

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Dianne discusses what happens during food addiction treatment once an addict puts down the food. Hear what she has to say about the feelings that arise during treatment. For more information, give the Realization Center a call at (212) 627-9600.   When the food addict stops using the food to put their feelings to sleep, stuff … Continue reading When the Food Addict Puts Down Food

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MATURE ADULTS PROGRAM At Realization Center, we understand that aging factors such as physical, emotional, social, spiritual and cognitive issues can slow the treatment process for mature adults. As always, our care is client-driven and participants are given a holistic, or “whole-person” assessment.   SERVICES PROVIDED During treatment, specific addiction issues relating to older adults … Continue reading MATURE ADULTS

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OUR TREATMENT SERVICES FOR MATURE ADULTS (+50) Realization Center is unique with it’s treatment services for drug, alcohol and food addiction because of it’s depth of experience in identifying special needs. Explore our treatment services that are most relevant for you or a loved one.   ADMISSION PROCESS ON-SITE MEETING SCHEDULES AM I AN ADDICT? … Continue reading TREATMENT SERVICES FOR MATURE ADULTS

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