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April Is National Counseling Awareness Month

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National Counseling Awareness Month begins on April 1st and honors the hard-working counselors and therapists who support men and women struggling with addiction or mental health disorders. This year, National Counseling Month helps raise awareness and promotes self-care, advocacy, and inclusion. Counselors are very beneficial in guiding patients through group and individual therapy to give them the coping skills and confidence necessary to maintain their recovery from addiction. They are an integral part of reaching their recovery goals and improving their health.

At Vertava Health Texas, we provide compassionate and effective counseling services in Texas for men and women ready to commit to their health and well-being. We offer a holistic experience with a wide range of individual therapy options to benefit your recovery, with residential and outpatient treatment programs available. National Counseling Awareness Month is the perfect time to begin your recovery and lead a healthy and productive life. Learn more information about how we can benefit your recovery during National Counseling Month by calling Vertava Health Texas at 888.601.8693 or filling out our convenient online form.

What Is National Counseling Awareness Month?

The American Counseling Association (ACA) has dedicated April as National Counseling Awareness Month. This month highlights the work that counselors and therapists do every day to help their patients improve their lives in all industries. The mental health industry is an enriching and challenging career path. You can show your support and appreciation for their efforts in many ways.

You can help spread awareness by posting your struggles and triumphs with addiction on social media with #BurnBrightNotOut. Teal is the official color of National Counseling Awareness Month, and you can share your support by wearing teal during April. Learn more about addiction and mental health by researching and joining community programs that support patients and the counselors and therapists that help them.

At Vertava Health Texas, we honor our staff during National Counseling Month for their hard work and dedication to improving the health and well-being of our patients. If you have a friend or family member who is a counselor, treat them to a night out or a spa day for a much-needed break.

How Can Counseling Services in Texas Benefit You?

There are many benefits to counseling in Texas to help men and women who struggle with addiction or other mental health disorders. It provides a safe and encouraging environment where patients can talk about their issues through evidence-backed behavioral therapy and other programs that are proven to be very effective in helping patients maintain their recovery.

Some of the benefits that counseling in Texas offers include:

  • Counselors give patients a new perspective on the cause of their addiction and what led to their destructive behaviors.
  • Patients learn new coping skills that they will practice with others in the program to gain more confidence in their abilities to maintain their sobriety at home and in public.
  • A therapist in Texas can help patients understand they are not alone in their struggles and how others in the program can become a part of their support network.
  • They work with families of patients to help them understand the hardships of addiction and how they can become a part of their support network.
  • A therapist in Texas provides patients with access to continuing support throughout their lives whenever necessary.

Show Support for National Counseling Awareness Month with Vertava Health Texas

At Vertava Health Texas, we honor our dedicated staff all year long for their essential work to improving the lives of men and women struggling with addiction. We proudly provide a holistic experience with residential, outpatient, and virtual care programs that include a wide range of therapy options that include:

  • Cognitive-behavioral therapy
  • Dialectical behavior therapy
  • Family therapy
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Equine-assisted therapy
  • Recreational therapy
  • Creative writing

If you or a loved one is struggling with addiction and are ready to make a positive change during National Counseling Awareness Month, we can help. Contact Vertava Health Texas online or call 888.601.8693 today to speak with our compassionate staff about our counseling services in Texas.