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Why Choose Residential Drug and Alcohol Rehab?- Pathways

Why Choose Residential Drug and Alcohol Rehab?

Among the various issues facing the modern healthcare system today, drug and alcohol abuse are among the biggest problems. In the past, there was a significant stigma that surrounded addiction and substance abuse. Thankfully, the stigma has started to lift. As a result, more resources have been poured into helping those who struggle with addiction and substance abuse. One option that is available now is residential rehab. First, you need to understand the basics of residential drug and alcohol rehab and residential rehab centers’ benefits.

Outpatient & Inpatient Mental Health Services- Pathways Real Life Recovery

Neuroscience Reveals: Gratitude Literally Rewires Your Brain to be Happier

The act of practicing gratitude, saying thank you to someone who has helped you or saying thank you to the universe for good things that happen, can make you a happier, healthier person. It’s true. Psychologists at the University of California at Davis and the University of Miami published a paper in 2003 to examine what happens to our bodies when we practice gratitude. The results might surprise you!

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What Is Inpatient Rehab for Addiction Like?

When you struggle with chemical dependency or addiction, recovering from it involves having plenty of support and the right kinds of services. Inpatient rehab programs can provide you with a supportive and safe place to focus on overcoming a mild or severe drug or alcohol addiction. Knowing what this kind of treatment program is like can help you better understand what to expect from inpatient treatment centers.

How to Improve Your Mindset for Addiction Recovery - Pathways Real Life Recovery

How to Improve Your Mindset for Addiction Recovery

When it comes to addiction recovery or managing a mental health disorder, the way you think has a big impact. Your mindset affects your ability to successfully deal with these kinds of challenges, as well as mistakes you might make in your daily life. Understanding your brain’s reactions to these situations and conditions can help you make changes in order to achieve a healthier outcome.

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COVID-19 Protocol – We’re Here for You

Pathways treatment center’s top priority is our clients and staff. Because of this, we want our clients and staff to be safe from the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). We will follow guidelines for how to handle signs and symptoms that are provided by the department of health. Pathways staff has been educated about monitoring any signs and symptoms and reporting them to medical personnel. The medical staff has ensured that they are following the department of health and CDC guidelines and will report any incidents to their local health department.

We are currently accepting patients in our residential and intensive outpatient programs. We also are taking increased precautions.

Pathways’ full-scale infection control plan including the following:

• Increased housekeeping procedures for infection control.
• Pathways has purchased additional sanitary supplies including antibacterial soap, hand sanitizers, antimicrobial wipes, bleach, and disinfectant sprays.
• We have increased cleaning and maintenance for a complete and thorough wipe down of all surfaces in the residential program and common areas. The staff has been instructed to perform continuous disinfection of surfaces and other areas where infection can be transmitted, i.e, doorknobs, light switches, etc.
• All employees have been instructed to stay home if they have any signs or symptoms of being ill. Employees who report to work ill will be sent home in accordance with these health guidelines.
• Employees planning to travel out of the country are required to contact human resources in advance to discuss possible restrictions in Quarantine’s mandated by CDC guidelines
• Due to the nature of our business telecommuting is not conducive to our work environment and our ability to serve our clients.
Currently, all employees will report to their work locations as usual we will communicate any updates as needed based on CDC guidelines.

Client Precautions

Aside from the increased education on infection control protocols being provided, we have also set some guidelines put in place in order to limit exposure:

• Some Client outings have been temporarily postponed (this includes outside meetings) – Alternative options have been made
• Clients are urged to keep a safe distance from other persons
• Clients have been instructed to report to medical staff any symptoms… Including cough, fever, body aches, etc.
• Constant handwashing throughout the day
• Cover your cough/sneeze.
• Outside visitation will be temporarily restricted.

Clients and or visitors will not be allowed into the facility if they have any of the symptoms listed under clinical features or if they have been in high-risk coronavirus areas.

If a client does contract coronavirus, they will be isolated and quarantined on location. The client will only be handled by designated staff with the proper personal protective equipment. The local department of health will be informed so that they may come out and provide further guidance on how to best handle the individual. All suspected cases are reported to the department of health will be handling it accordingly. A deep cleaning will occur at the location that has a patient with coronavirus present. The deep cleaning includes top to bottom disinfectant and heavy antimicrobial solution as well all clients remain in their room during this time.

Upon admission to our detox or residential programs, all clients will undergo an evaluation which includes checking their temperature for fever, observation for any coughing, sneezing or respiratory issues, etc., and bloodwork on a case by case basis.

Choosing a Therapist in Utah Who’s a Good Match for You - Pathways Real Life Recovery Center in Utah

Choosing a Therapist in Utah Who’s a Good Match for You

There are many therapists in Utah who are willing to help, once you finally admit that you cannot “carry the load” on your own. But how do you select one that you know will be a good match for you? One reason why people don’t succeed at therapy is because they don’t put a lot of thought into the process of selecting one. When they discover that their therapist is not a good match for them, they may abandon the process. Don’t let this happen to you or your loved ones.

Debunking Myths About Schizophrenia  - Mental Health Advocates at Pathways Real Life in Utah

Debunking Myths About Schizophrenia  

Schizophrenia is a serious mental disorder shrouded by an unfair stigma and cultural stereotypes. Although schizophrenia affects less than 1% of the population in the US, misrepresentation in movies and TV, along with the sheer amount of false information online, have diluted the facts about this chronic mental disorder. For those who don’t know any better, hearing the word ‘schizophrenia‘ brings to mind an incurable condition with the only treatment being an isolated life sentence in a mental institution. This unfounded stigma could not be farther from the truth.

Pathways Real Life Recovery - 3 Ways to Manage Your Mental Wellness During the Holidays

3 Ways to Manage Your Mental Wellness During the Holidays

[ffb_param route=”o gen text”]The Holiday season is the best time to spend time with friends and family. But for many people, this time can bring or worsen anxiety, depression, and stress. This can be caused by many factors which may include increased financial burden as a result of travel, gifts and hotel charges. You may also be overwhelmed since the holiday season includes lots of parties, traveling, and performances which are difficult to balance with everyday self-care and responsibilities. Pathways Real Life Recovery offers mental health counseling services in Sandy, Utah. If you experience one of the above challenges, the following are tips that you can use to manage your increased levels of stress, anxiety, and depression during your holiday.

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