The Dangers of Vaping
November 20, 2019
What people do not seem to realize, is that they are quitting one bad habit for another one that can be just as harmful in different ways.
November 18, 2019
Urge surfing is a cognitive coping practice that you can utilize when an urge hits you. Practicing urge surfing can teach you to cope with the thoughts, cravings, and emotions that you experience during your episode.
Smoking And Recovery: More Than a Harmless Stereotype
November 15, 2019
When we enter recovery to stop our drug and alcohol habits, why do we not address our smoking habit too?
November 13, 2019
Behavioral addictions are where you suffer mental health conditions in which you repeatedly engage in a specific behavior, usually considered harmful. Behavioral addictions are also known as process addictions and non-substance addictions.
EMDR for Trauma-Informed Care
November 11, 2019
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy is also known as EMDR and is psychotherapy that reprograms the way you think about your traumatic memory.
Crystal Meth and Psychosis
November 8, 2019
The phrase, “meth, not even once,” is an accurate statement, because it only takes one use to become addicted. Most users have reported becoming hooked on the drug after their first use.
The Importance Of Getting Vulnerable In Addiction Treatment
October 30, 2019
Vulnerability is a powerful, popular term, being used quite often regarding personal development the last couple of years.
Music Therapy And Music As Therapy In Addiction Treatment
October 28, 2019
Music doesn’t just speak to us. One of the profound parts of music therapy is that music can speak for us when we cannot speak for ourselves.
Alcohol, Alcoholism, And Pain: A Complicated Relationship
October 25, 2019
We live with a lot of pain as human beings. Our fragile physical systems are vulnerable to a tremendous number of offending diseases, injuries, illnesses, and more, which risk our quality of life and more.
How Much Meditation Changes the Brain?
October 23, 2019
Just ten minutes a day is all that is required to gain the cognitive benefits of meditation. One of the greatest challenges posed to beginning meditation practitioners is the difficulty in staying present, maintaining concentration on the breath, and quieting the mind.
Friends of Urban Recovery – Charles Robinson
October 21, 2019
“We are friends of Urban because of the professionalism, level of integrity and the clientele that they treat. They communicate well with the client, family and referent. The facility is beautiful, state of the art and provides all the comforts of home.” – Vicky and Charles Robinson
Friends of Urban Recovery – Dr. Elizabeth Evans
October 16, 2019
Dr. Evans believes that one size does not fit all when it comes to treatment and that we need more programs like Urban Recovery that offer individualized, multidisciplinary, evidence-based treatments.
Staying Strong in Recovery When You’re Having Family Problems
Recovery is an incredibly courageous journey, which requires a team of people constantly uplifting one another. As human beings, we’re social creatures and we rely on our social connections to help us move forward in life.
Friends of Urban Recovery – Vicky Robinson
“We are friends of Urban because of the professionalism, level of integrity and the clientele that they treat. They communicate well with the client, family and referent. The facility is beautiful, state of the art and provides all the comforts of home.” – Charles and Vicky Robinson
Relapse: How to Process the Experience
October 14, 2019
Part of being human is experiencing a broad spectrum of thoughts, feelings, life experiences- and then thoughts, and feelings, about those life experiences.
Friends of Urban Recovery – Dr. Michael Scimeca
October 13, 2019
“I am a friend of Urban Recovery because they are collaborative…
Obstacles In Recovery: Entering Recovery
October 11, 2019
One of the scariest steps to take can be entering recovery for the first time, because it involves jumping into a world of unknown.
Drug Injection: Risks and Solutions
October 8, 2019
People who have lived with addiction in their lives can face serious health consequences as a result of the long-term abuse sustained by their bodies.
Friends of Urban Recovery – Peter Lazar
October 7, 2019
“Rarely does one find a complete package of experienced, fair-minded, and committed professionals under one roof this is true for both Freedom Institute and Urban Recovery. Freedom Institute has had this for over 40 years, and it is an honor to help carry on that tradition and be a part of this team.” – Peter Lazar
Friends of Urban Recovery – Carl Castagna
October 4, 2019
“First and foremost I am a friend to Urban Recovery because you have always been a great friend to my practice. You have always gone above and beyond to help facilitate the admission process for my patients. You represent a wonderful organization who’s CEO and director got everything right
WHY BEING IN THE PROGRAM WORKS
October 1, 2019
Program works if you do the work. Take the steps one at a time and work your treatment plan. Your higher power is always on your side.
Friends of Urban Recovery – Heather Hayes
“I am honored to have colleagues who share this passion and help bring state of the art, ethical, evidence-based bespoke treatment like the team at Urban Recovery! Denise Bertin-Epp brings years of experience, creativity, and brilliance together in a dynamic Brooklyn neighborhood where individuals and families can heal.” Heather
Friends of Urban Recovery – Dr. Zachary Blumkin
September 29, 2019
“Both the Columbia Day Program and Urban Recovery are committed to delivering gold-standard interventions to those who struggle with a range of psychiatric and substance use issues.” – Dr. Zachary Blumkin
Friends of Urban Recovery – Jonathan Rauch
“We bring in-depth experience to our clients and get results by understanding their unique needs. We work with the top institutions in the world. We recognize UR’s deep expertise in delivering custom care and appreciate their team who go “above and beyond” what’s expected for their clients.” – Jonathan Ruach
ENTERING BACK INTO THE WORLD AFTER TREATMENT
September 27, 2019
Back to work after treatment? Find out how you can answer the tough questions and stay sober.
TREATMENT WORKS IF YOU DO THE WORK
September 26, 2019
So, you can’t just cruise through treatment and expect to find an instant solution for addiction. It just doesn’t look like that. You have to be willing to roll up your sleeves and do the work of recovery.
Friends of Urban Recovery – John Samuels
September 25, 2019
“We are a friend because we recognize UR’s deep expertise in delivering custom care and appreciate their team who go “above and beyond” what’s expected for their clients. We have a close working relationship, where our combined strengths compliment each other, which benefits our patients.” – John Samuels
Friends of Urban Recovery – Kay Douglas
September 23, 2019
“I applaud the work being done by Denise Bertin-Epp and the team at Urban Recovery. Their passion for care and expert team are second to none.” – Kay
September 22, 2019
Controlling urges is never easy but with time and focus can learn to change behavior and stay sober. Read on to find out more.
HELP FOR YOUR ADDICTED FAMILY MEMBER
September 21, 2019
You kind of want to wring their neck. Beg. Plead. Ask nicely. Be firm. Make them. Buy it for them. Pretend it is not even happening.
Friends of Urban Recovery – Mark O’Connor
“As far as I am concerned, I celebrate recovery EVERYDAY, not just the month of September. I found my purpose in sobriety by helping people achieve a fulfilling life in recovery. It’s by working with so many dedicated and talented people, like my friends at Urban Recovery, that inspire me to continue to grow, learn and most importantly help others.” – Mark O’Connor
SOBER CURIOUS MOVEMENT
September 20, 2019
Sometimes, a break from drinking can do wonders. You don’t have a problem with alcohol, nor do you identify as an alcoholic.
Friends Of Urban Recovery – Jane Mintz
“Urban is a progressive, credentialed, creative and tenacious group of clinicians that absolutely have the goods to treat my complex clients. They do so with love, integrity and true grit!”
HOW TO IDENTIFY DRUG ABUSE
September 13, 2019
Do you or someone you know have ongoing issues with drug use? Denise Bertin-Epp shows the steps to identify drug abuse and how to help.
URBAN RECOVERY ANNOUNCES LIPI ROY M.D. AS DIRECTOR OF ADDICTION MEDICINE AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT TO EXISTING ALL-STAR LINEUP OF THE TOP ADDICTION PROFESSIONALS IN THE FIELD
September 12, 2019
Hire is Latest Addition To Renowned Clinical Staff In Addiction Medicine…
You Don’t Have to Hit Rock Bottom
September 11, 2019
There’s a prevailing presumption that a substance abuse problem isn’t something that needs to be addressed until things get dire—until all resources are depleted and life has become completely unmanageable.
September 9, 2019
Denise Bertin-Epp talks on recovery hurdles in the journey to sobriety. “In our recovery journey, getting to a point of willingness can be terrifying.”
Recovery Friendly Corporate Culture
August 28, 2019
Denise Bertin-Epp tackles corporate “drinking” culture and the dangers it poses. Offers help to corporations in need of a recovery friendly workplace.
Why we treat every client who comes to us as a unique human being with unique clinical needs.
August 9, 2019
The word addiction is thrown around casually in our modern lexicon….
How women are impacted by alcoholism in ways that are different from men.
At Urban Recovery we recognize that women present to treatment for substance use disorders and addiction with specialized needs that must be addressed in a highly specialized clinical frame. The following article explains how women are impacted by alcoholism in ways that are different from men.
Urban Recovery takes home gold for healthcare marketing
July 3, 2019
(July 2, 2019, Detroit, MI) Urban Recovery, a treatment center in…
July 2, 2019
Our Chief Clinical Officer, Bruce Singer, explains the process for bringing a client back into their environment in graduated steps with some innovative technology.
Looking Back with Pride
June 27, 2019
Looking back with pride – Urban Recovery taking Pride in the diversity of our clients.
Bespoke Treatment: A Timely Alternative
June 26, 2019
Why bespoke treatment is important for executives, entrepreneurs and successful clients…
New York Center For Living Professional Series
April 22, 2019
Allyson Norwood Bush, Urban Recovery’s Art Therapist, recently spoke at the…
How to Strengthen Your Willpower Muscle
April 11, 2019
Most humans don’t willingly take on adversity, it’s in our nature…
Red Hook Neighbors – Quite literally
April 5, 2019
Red Hook District Quick facts Set against a backdrop of…
How To Relax Without A Sip Of Alcohol
April 4, 2019
Learn to relax – Entrepreneurs are under a great deal of…
Exciting news Patricia Meyers joins the Urban Recovery Team
March 28, 2019
We are thrilled to announce that on March 27, 2019 Patricia…
34th Annual Desert Women’s Banquet
March 11, 2019
Last night saw the 34th Annual Desert Women’s Banquet “Acceptance is…
Addicted To Love
February 11, 2019
Denise Bertin-Epp, Urban Recovery’s CEO, was delighted to deliver a key…