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At Pine Grove, we believe that education and research are integral to effective treatment. Our blog content includes messages from our staff members, discussion of new studies, and advice for those in every stage of recovery.

What Are the Negative Effects of Pornography?

Monday, October 16th, 2023
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World Gratitude Day

Gratitude is a simple yet profoundly impactful emotion. It reminds us of life’s blessings, big or small, and urges us to look beyond our immediate challenges to appreciate the [...]

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More Thanks, More Happiness

The spirit of November’s holiday is gratitude. But giving gratefulness more air time in our heads year-round could do wonders for our psychological health. Research clearly demonstrates the direct [...]

What is Sexual Addiction?

Sexual addiction is defined as any sexually-related, compulsive behavior which interferes with normal living and causes severe stress on family, friends, loved ones, and one's work environment. Sexual [...]

Sexual addiction or normal sexual behavior?

Problematic sexual behavior does not necessarily mean you are a sex addict. There are many other conditions and problems which can cause sexual behavior to get out of control. [...]

Musings on Love and Addiction

By Deborah Schiller, LPC, CSAT-S, CMAT I have always loved Valentine's Day - every ritual that accompanies the day delights me. When I was young, my mother would place a [...]

Thanksgiving and Gratitude

Fall is a time of reflection and thanksgiving and Gratitude is in the air. Like the shift of the seasons, the early phases of recovery often seem to [...]

Pine Grove Family Program

Fact: Addiction affects more than just the patients. The families of patients are heavily impacted by the disease and this often results in feelings of anger, hurt, disappointment and [...]

The Days of Hope

Pine Grove kicked off its inaugural recovery support program, Days of Hope. Twenty-six alumni returned from as far away as Mexico to receive and give hope to the [...]

Sexual Addiction Interview with Dr. Patrick Carnes

Pine Grove's Gratitude program is for those suffering from sexual addiction, relationship addiction and sexual anorexia. Founded by Patrick Carnes, Ph.D., C.A.S., world-renowned speaker, and author on addiction. Dr. [...]