What is Seeking Safety?

The Seeking Safety Program at Beacon House By Margret Ebrahim, ASW – Beacon House Clinical Social Worker Seeking Safety is a manualized cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) created for group therapy. It was designed to treat the dual diagnosis/co-occurrence of PTSD and substance abuse. The approach is found to be effective for the treatment of any…


Beacon House’s Conscious Recovery Program

Recovery for a Lifetime is about more than just treating the symptoms of addiction. It involves more profound work to identify and address the root issues that can lead to addictive behaviors and patterns, including past trauma, the family system, and untreated co-occurring mental health disorders. What works for one person may not be appropriate for…


Mocktail Drink Ideas

Whether you’re new to recovery or you’ve been sober for years, social occasions where everyone is drinking can be tricky waters to navigate. When everyone else is drinking adult beverages, it can feel very uncomfortable being the only non-drinker in the room. One great way to keep people from offering you alcohol is to have…

Why Are Opiates Addictive?

Why Are Opiates so Addictive?

Abuse, addiction and overdoses related to opiate drugs have become an epidemic in the United States. More and more people become addicted to opioids every day, even as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) continues coordinated efforts to reduce the negative impact of this drug class. Anyone can become addicted to opioids, whether…