Intensive Group Therapy Brings People Together


The difference between intensive group therapy and other forms of treatment for addiction is that this one operates under a different kind of dynamic. The group can learn together, challenge each other, and support each other in their recoveries. This can make all the difference within treatment for addiction, particularly considering a group's ability to combat [...]

Intensive Group Therapy Brings People Together2019-08-15T10:44:15-04:00

Staging an Intervention Helps With Addiction Recovery


When a friend or family member is suffering from an addiction, the last resort is often staging an intervention. It is challenging to witness someone suffering from an addiction, especially if you have tried to reach out and help them with no success. It is important for an addict to come to the realization on [...]

Staging an Intervention Helps With Addiction Recovery2019-08-15T11:20:48-04:00

Drug Rehab in Baltimore and Harford County


When seeking drug rehab in Baltimore and Harford County, you can rest easy knowing The Bergand Group has you covered. We offer support for all stages of your addiction. The Bergand Group’s services for drug rehab in Baltimore and Harford County includes our Intensive Outpatient Programs as well as Outpatient Detox/Withdraw Symptom Management. We can [...]

Drug Rehab in Baltimore and Harford County2019-08-15T11:31:36-04:00

Detoxing From Opiates and the Road to Recovery


Detoxing from opiates can be a struggle, but with support and the right treatment, opiate addicts will be well on their road to recovery before they know it. While detoxing from opiates might seem intimidating, there are a plethora of resources and treatments for opiate addicts. The National Institute of Health writes, “It is estimated [...]

Detoxing From Opiates and the Road to Recovery2019-08-15T11:34:30-04:00

Support Your Loved One During Their Outpatient Detox/Withdraw Symptom Management


Many people view addicts as weak individuals who likely don’t have a home or a family. In reality this couldn't be further from the truth. The population of addicts can include all types of people, including our coworkers, neighbors, and even our authority figures. While struggling with an addiction, addicts need support from their families [...]

Support Your Loved One During Their Outpatient Detox/Withdraw Symptom Management2017-02-10T10:06:02-05:00

Teen Drug Abuse and its Effects on the Brain


It is common for teens and adolescents to experiment with drugs and alcohol. Whether it is due to social pressure or curiosity, about one in every four high school teens will drink and about one in every sixteen high school teens will use marijuana. Due to their “it won’t happen to me” attitudes, many teens [...]

Teen Drug Abuse and its Effects on the Brain2019-11-26T10:49:01-05:00

Maintaining Sobriety During the Holidays


As the holidays approach many people are indulging in more than just great food. What goes hand-in-hand with holiday parties? Alcohol. In fact, many people who don’t tend to drink much throughout the year use alcohol during the holidays as a chance to unwind. Alcohol acts like a relaxant, and most people think ‘what better [...]

Maintaining Sobriety During the Holidays2019-08-15T11:39:06-04:00

Women and Drinking


Drinking alcohol has become such a social norm that, chances are, most people reading this article participate in the consumption of alcohol. In fact, “In 2012, 87.6 percent of people ages 18 or older reported that they drank alcohol at some point in their lifetime; 71 percent reported that they drank in the past year; [...]

Women and Drinking2019-08-15T11:39:14-04:00

TEDx Video: Drinking and How it Changed My Life


Recovering alcoholic and author of Drink: The Intimate Relationship Between Women and Drinking, Ann Dowsett Johnston, shares her journey with viewers in this poignant TEDx video. With the publication of her book Johnston “outed” herself as an alcoholic, but in doing so she created a dialogue about the alcohol industry and its marketing efforts towards [...]

TEDx Video: Drinking and How it Changed My Life2017-02-10T10:06:05-05:00

How to Identify an Addiction


The act of being addicted is defined as, “To devote or surrender to something habitually or obsessively.” Addiction does not always have to involve drugs and alcohol, in fact, many times parents tell their children that they are “addicted to” candy, television, etc. While this may be true, addictions can rear their heads at an [...]

How to Identify an Addiction2019-08-15T11:39:24-04:00