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Comorbid Borderline Personality Disorder and Substance Use Disorder

Comorbid Borderline Personality Disorder and Substance Use Disorder

It’s common for individuals diagnosed with a substance use disorder to have a co-occurring or comorbid emotional disorder. One of the most common comorbid disorders is borderline personality disorder, or …

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Summer Recovery Tips: Staying Sober at Festivals

Summer Recovery Tips: Staying Sober at Festivals

“Everything changes.”

That’s a phrase two groups of people hear all the time.

One group is expecting parents: it’s just about the first thing out of everyone’s mouth when you share the …

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Staff Spotlight: An Employee’s Journey with Pinnacle

Staff Spotlight: An Employee’s Journey with Pinnacle

Amanda Penkova, MS, LCDC III, CADC

Program Administrator

Milford Treatment Services

Milford, Ohio

At Pinnacle Treatment, we treat everyone like family. We care about the people we work with every day, from our patients …

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The Changing Face of America's Drug Policy

The Changing Face of America's Drug Policy

The War on Drugs, which officially began over 50 years ago, involved suppression of the production of drugs, criminalization of drug use, and increased punishment for distribution and possession. Drug …

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Can Getting Out In Nature Help in Recovery from Addiction?

Can Getting Out In Nature Help in Recovery from Addiction?

There’s no question that exposure to the natural environment is healthy, and that spending time in the great outdoors helps us reconnect to the world around us. For people in …

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Comorbid PTSD and Substance Use Disorder

Comorbid PTSD and Substance Use Disorder

By Lori Ryland, Ph.D., LP, CAADC, BCBA-D, Chief Clinical Officer, Pinnacle Treatment Centers

A significant percentage of individuals with a mental health disorder also grapple with substance abuse or addiction. This …

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Summer Recovery Tips: Reconnecting With Friends and Family

Summer Recovery Tips: Reconnecting With Friends and Family

Summer is a wonderful season. It’s warm, sunny, and all the kids are out of school. Families plan beach vacations and spend as much time as they can at the …

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Summer Recovery Tips: The Potluck Picnic (Recipes Included)

Summer Recovery Tips: The Potluck Picnic (Recipes Included)

If you’re new to recovery, we know you’re hearing a lot of advice right now. Your counselors, therapists, recovery peers, your family – everyone wants you to succeed. That’s why …

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Meet Pinnacle Treatment Centers’ New SVP of Business Development: Vaughn Bell

Meet Pinnacle Treatment Centers’ New SVP of Business Development: Vaughn Bell

Vaughn Bell, MDiv, Senior Vice President, Business Development
Experience/ Leadership Philosophy
What is your leadership philosophy and how does that tie into treatment?

My original schooling was as a minister. So the concept …

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Five Recovery Practices Everyone Can Use

Five Recovery Practices Everyone Can Use

Recovery means different things to different people.

You can be in recovery from a major surgery or in recovery from a minor illness. Some people think of recovery as what you …

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