What Is a ‘Holistic’ Approach to Wellness?


When recovering from substance abuse, we must look at the big picture. Recovery should include the entirety of a person, not just the addiction. The term “holistic” has become a bit of a buzzword. Still, this approach to recovery has proven its validity in the community as more treatment centers have included this form of therapy in their programming. What Does ‘Holistic’ Mean? Commonly used when referring to medicine, a holistic approach to wellness focuses on the “whole” being, not just the specific issue at hand. Holistic medicine treats the ailment through “nontraditional” methods by examining a person's psychological health and [...]