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Glossary beginning with F

Most addicts and family members seeking help or treatment, know very little in the way of unique terms and phrases connected to addiction treatment and or sobriety.
The Rehab Guide has compiled a unique addiction glossary to help those individuals learn the terms needed to understand mental health, addiction and recovery related terms.

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Family / Marital Therapysearch for term

Family and Marital therapists work with families or couples both together and individually to help them improve their communication skills, build on the positive aspects of their relationships, and repair the harmful or negative aspects.
 

See also: Facilities, Family counseling, Family program, Family therapy
Family Systems Therapysearch for term

Family Systems therapists work with and view problems within the family as the result not of particular members' behaviors, but of the family's group dynamic.
The family is seen as a complex system having its own language, roles, rules, beliefs, needs and patterns. The therapist helps each individual member understand how their childhood family operated, their role in that system, and how that experience has shaped their role in the current family. Therapists with the MFT credential are usually trained in Family Systems therapy.
 

Facilitiessearch for term

The word "Facilitiesi" often refers to the type of amenities and occupational premises of a particular treatment center, or sober house.

Facilities toursearch for term

"Facilities touri" refers to a tour everybody should participate in before choosing a treatment center, a sober living home or a halfway house.
If the people or organisation that run a facility really care about their patients, and they must to have an effective facility, then their premises are available to preview and the facility will show it.
You are able to see the amount of pride and care an owner puts into a center by the general appearance, cleanliness, and feeling about a facility.
Go with your gut instinct on a facilities tour, and don’t excuse any problems you see. If there are cigarette butts all over the grounds, and the gardens are unkempt, and beds are unmade and there is a messy appearance on your tour, just imagine how bad it would be getting treatment and living there.
Don’t hesitate to move on and look at other facilities that fit your budget.

Fake it 'til you make itsearch for term

Fake it 'til you make iti is a quote or suggestion often made to "NEWCOMERS" who feel they can't get the program and will go back to old behavior.

Family counselingsearch for term

Family counselingi is a very important and integral part of treatment. If the families fail to understand what makes the patient tick, the right and wrong things to say, and do not adjust to a new life of sobriety with the other family member, it will make life all the more difficult for everybody, and likely lead to continued relapse.

Family environmentsearch for term

Family environmenti simply refers to the type of environment that the individual is living in terms of support or conflict.

Family memberssearch for term

Family membersi refer to anybody in the subject’s immediate group of loved ones be they blood relatives or not, who could play a part in the treatment process.

Family programsearch for term

"Family programi" are programs for families to attend, whether that whole family needs treatment, or they simply need an orientation around the member getting better. means that sometimes there are programs for families to attend, whether that whole family needs treatment, or they simply need an orientation around the member getting better.

Family therapysearch for term

Family therapyi is a type of psychotherapy designed to identify family patterns that contribute to a behavior disorder or mental illness and help family members break those habits.
Family therapy generally involves discussion and problem-solving sessions with the family. Some of these sessions may be as a group, in couples, or one on one.
In family therapy, the web of interpersonal relationships is examined and, ideally, communication is strengthened within the family.

Financing loansearch for term

"Financing loani" is a type of medical loan that is financed by special medical loan companies.
These types of loans can be used in an emergency situation but take care to understand how fast a bill can be run up while one is in treatment.

Free assessmentsearch for term

"Free assessmenti" is something that some clinics offer, but I would be wary of these. If a “free assessment” is nothing more than a written questionnaire with an administrator of counselor, that is not a true assessment. You want a full psychological workup and a medical assessment in order to gain a probable diagnosis that shows the underlying mental problems that led to the addiction in the first place.

Free willsearch for term

Free willi is our ability to make choices and decisions that are not under the control of outside forces or prior causes such as drugs or other people.

Freebase Cocaine search for term

Freebase with cocaine is another potent form of smokable cocaine, where the hydrochloride is removed from the salt form of cocaine, thus liberating it as a free base.

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