African American Veterans Hit Hard by PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder is sadly common among veterans, and the problem is especially acute in the African American veteran population. Studies breaking down the incidence of PTSD by race and ethnicity are still rare among those who served in Iraq and Afghanistan. But the Vietnam-era generation has been studied extensively, and this work has confirmed…

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3 Adventure Therapies for Addiction That Promote Spiritual Growth

By Megan Repass, MS, LADAC-II, CCM, EAGALA-C, Director of Adventure and Equine Therapy at The Ranch Ana was in treatment for drug addiction and working on her tendency toward morbid rumination. Obsessive thought overwhelmed her, making it almost impossible for her to get out of her own head. But as someone who’d spent much of…

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‘Miracle Question’ to DBT, There’s a Therapeutic Solution for Every Problem

By Alisha Irby, MS, Primary Therapist, Men’s Co-Occurring Disorders Program at The Ranch I am passionate about working as an addiction treatment therapist at The Ranch. My work is always changing because I believe there is no black-and-white approach to therapy. There are multiple ways to solve a problem and sometimes I use many different…

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