Music Therapy & Addiction Treatment
When it comes to mental health and wellness, music therapy has been proven to be beneficial. However, it can also help during the recovery process.
Addiction & Co-Occurring Disorders
A co-occurring disorder, or dual-diagnosis, is when a person with addiction issues is also living with a mental health disorder. Oftentimes those struggling with mental illness turn to mind-altering substances as a means to cope when their mental health concerns go unaddressed.
Common co-occurring disorders that accompany addiction issues include:
- Bipolar disorder.
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
What is Music Therapy?
Music therapy is a form of treatment that involves using music as a means to address various disorders, one of which is substance use disorder. Music therapy uses a combination of listening to, creating, and performing to help patients to meet their individual goals.
Benefits of Music Therapy
Some of the many benefits of music therapy in addiction treatment include:
- Healthy coping skills.
- Improves self-esteem and self-image.
- Fosters a sense of patience.
- Supports mood regulation.
- Promotes self0-awareness.
- Strengthens written and verbal communication skills.
- Improves critical-thinking skills.
- Supports emotional wellness.
Seeking Help at The Good Life Treatment Center
At The Good Life Treatment Center, we’re a different kind of treatment center—we believe in the treatment and recovery of the body, mind, and spirit. We’re committed to working with you to help remove the burdens of shame and guilt that addiction so often brings. We think there’s a better, freer way to live life.
To learn more about The Good Life Treatment Center, (561) 250-8552 today!