Pornography addiction is at an all-time high and Desert Solace is equipped to help you battle the addiction that has overtaken so many people. Founded in 2011, their residential recovery program is designed to help guide you to healing with compassion, understanding, and hope.
Desert Solace is located in Southern Utah it was the first center of its kind specifically designed to help fight pornography addiction in the state. Desert Solace is a residential recovery center for people suffering from the effects of pornography addiction, with services also for their families. The main mission of Desert Solace is to help those who struggle with sexual addictions find healing and wholeness, also offering services for other types of addictions such as gaming, gambling, and substance abuse.
“Desert Solace offers a clinical in-patient and immersive treatment program that works with lasting results. Don’t struggle with this on your own; we deeply understand the issues, and we can assist your recovery in an environment of compassion, empathy, and hope” stated the Desert Solace website.
Pornography has existed for thousands of years, covering many different mediums over that time, the newest being the internet. Accessibility has become far easier through computers, smartphones, tablets, and more. Easy-access pornography can be found with a few clicks, free of charge and extensive, exposing people to pornography earlier and earlier, some before they are even 10 years old.
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Pornography addiction has wide-spread impact, which requires wide-spread treatment. The side effects of addiction will have an impact not just on yourself, but family life, social life, and work life. Similar to addiction to substances, pornography changes the way the brain works. The brain experiences a high when the craving for pornography is satisfied, creating a vicious cycle, hard but not impossible to break, of trading other important factors in one’s life for instant gratification.
Shame and embarrassment are major feelings addicts experience, leading individuals suffering from this addiction to deny their problem and avoid seeking treatment for the underlying issues that drove them to pornography in the first place.
What Desert Solace provides is a safe place to be away from outside stressors so that you can focus on healing. Desert Solaces emphasizes a judgement-free environment focused on a clinical, holistic approach to finding the foundational reasons for your addiction.
Desert Solace is an inpatient addiction treatment center in St. George, Utah. Desert Solace specializes in the treatment of pornography and sex addictions. Additionally, they offer treatment programs for gaming, gambling and substance abuse. Their inpatient facility for porn, sex, gaming, gambling and substance addictions features professional, licensed counselors, a professional chef, equine therapy and more. With ongoing outpatient support for patients and their loved ones via phone calls and online messaging, Desert Solace believes in involving the client’s family in the recovery process.
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