Helping a person recover from an addiction is not a cookie-cutter process. Each person goes through the recovery process in a different way, at a different pace, and at Desert Solace, we understand this on a very deep level. Our owners, Mark and Jerri Jorgensen, founded Desert Solace after the two of them went through
Starting the journey to recovery from an addiction can seem just as hard as staying on the journey itself. Asking for and seeking help is something a lot of people struggle with for many different reasons. Whatever the reason is, Desert Solace wants to be the reason people start their journey to recovery.
Addiction therapy can be provided in many different forms and the experts at Desert Solace know that the addiction recovery process is different for everyone. By keeping this in mind, Desert Solace offers addiction treatment programs that suit each individual’s needs, as well as their family’s needs. The amazing programs provided by Desert Solace are
Desert Solace co-founder Jerri Jorgensen explains the role of self-acceptance in addiction treatment, noting that trauma and self-doubt are often at the root of addiction. At Desert Solace, one of the guiding principles is that “the opposite of addiction is connection.” Jorgensen explained that connection to others and oneself is an important part of addiction
Desert Solace co-founder Jerri Jorgensen explains how the residential addiction treatment center helps clients and their loved ones set boundaries to support recovery. During Desert Solace’s addiction treatment program, clients learn to acknowledge their negative emotions and find ways to cope with them without using addictive substances and behaviors. They also learn how to communicate
In the addiction treatment world, sponsors act as a bridge between the world of addiction and the world of recovery. They are people who have been in addiction themselves, but who have worked hard to live in recovery and are now open to helping others in their path.
Some people suffering from pornography addiction find themselves less able to engage in intimate acts with their partner. This can be confusing to spouses of pornography addicts, who may worry that their partner is no longer attracted to them, preferring pornography to actual sex. The truth is often more complicated.
Desert Solace co-founder Jerri Jorgensen describes the ways trauma can lead to substance and behavioral addictions, such as pornography addiction. As the co-founder and family liaison of Desert Solace, an inpatient addiction rehab center for substance and behavioral addiction, Jerri Jorgensen has seen the many ways in which addiction can lead to interpersonal dysfunction. Furthermore,