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Mindfulness: What it is, How it Works

Mindfulness: What it is, How it Works

Written by: Roy DuPrez, CEO & Founder, Back2Basics Simply put, mindfulness is the practice of being fully present. In our day of technical addiction and multitasking, this is actually more challenging than ever before, which is probably why mindfulness is becoming...

Nature therapy: the psychological benefits of outdoor exploration

Nature therapy: the psychological benefits of outdoor exploration

Written by: Ashley Lohmann, The Lumberjack The Colorado Plateau is home to some of the richest natural environments in America. Mental health experts in Flagstaff are encouraging community members to spend more time outside, as doing so may offer a multitude of mental...

Exploring The Process of Change

Exploring The Process of Change

Written by: Natalie Randolph, DBH, LMSW- Back2Basics We are now a month into 2019 and many have contemplated making changes as a component of a new year’s resolution. Identified changes may be orchestrated to become healthier by increasing physical activities or an...

When You Love An Addict

When You Love An Addict

When you love an addict, it is a painful and confusing journey. The effects of addiction are like a stone being thrown into a pond. There seems to be no ending to the spillover of pain, drama, intensity and insanity. The whole family system is imprinted, and we all...

Combatting Compassion Fatigue

Combatting Compassion Fatigue

What happens when the provider, the caregiver, starts to burn out? Science reveals that we experience a change biochemically when we have taken on too much. Compassion fatigue creates a whole host of symptoms, including irritability, impatience, exhaustion,...

RoadToRecovery: Using Outdoors to Get Clean Keeps NAU Alumnus Sober

RoadToRecovery: Using Outdoors to Get Clean Keeps NAU Alumnus Sober

Written by Carly Banks | NAU Communications. At the age when most kids start learning to read, how to ride a bike without training wheels and how to color inside the lines, 6-year-old Roy DuPrez had his first drink. Growing up in Venice Beach, it wasn’t uncommon for...

Back2Basics Celebrating 8 Years Providing Recovery Treatment

Back2Basics Celebrating 8 Years Providing Recovery Treatment

Back2Basics is celebrating our 8th anniversary as a premier Outdoor Adventure Recovery Treatment Center in Flagstaff, Arizona. "We are honored and privileged to have been a trusted provided for drug and alcohol addiction," said Roy DuPrez, CEO and Founder...

Review – Back2Basics Making A Difference

Review – Back2Basics Making A Difference

Back2Basics is an amazing and powerful program that truly makes a difference. The program is multifaceted utilizing a variety of effective methods and approaches to help the young men in the program move toward growth, self esteem, awareness, self discovery, and...

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