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Teresa Allen MFT
Licensed Marriage Family Therapist #39878
Therapy, together with group support, can help you tackle substance abuse and the related challenges of making new friends, managing cravings, and exploring underlying problems that lead to the chemical dependency.
Along with all its challenges, recovery from addiction can be an exciting turnaround time. It can be a time to explore old issues that keep leading to relapse. It can mean addressing childhood issues, especially ones that turned into relapse triggers. Here are some questions to ask yourself if you feel you might have a problem: