May is for Motivation – Build Me Up™

Positive Reinforcement

Positive reinforcement is critical while in treatment for mental illness or drug, alcohol addiction. It helps motivate you on the tough days and push you even farther on the good days! Build Me Up reinforcement tells you what to do, punishment only tells you what not to do. It’s our goal to build you up rather than tear you down.


Recovery is a Reset…

Emotionally, spiritually, physically, financially, mentally, socially, professionally, academically and legally. Being in treatment gives you a whole new sense of regulation and community. Rebuilding your best self-takes little steps and consistent actions. Actions that include: getting up on time, talking rather than isolating, listening rather than assuming, eating a good dinner, planning for a new challenge, participating in a group, reading a page or two, asking for help. Also, changing habits and behaviors is an important ingredient in successful treatment from addiction.


A reset invites courage. We need courage to challenges – no matter what the size. Admiral William McRaven, author of “Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life… And Maybe The World,” explains how making your bed every morning catalyzes human potential.  D’Amore Healthcare agrees with this Navy seal commander. In fact, we apply build me upentry points across patient’s 15 awake hours to ensure they receive the multiplicative benefits of dopamine, self-regulation and self-determination.


Build Me Up Program

D’Amore Healthcare believes in looking at your strengths and opportunities, building from there and helping you enjoy life. Life is FULL of opportunities to engage your conscious, your gut, your dopamine, your values, your biochemistry, your spirituality and your endorphins! In fact, our Build Me Up program uses positive reinforcement through points and rewards to prompt your health, time management and self-awareness. Also, it allows you to take charge of living, feeling good and being free. Although recovery is its own reward, we give you milestones to reach for. Think of them as celebration points along the way.


At D’Amore Healthcare, our mission is to help you engage and create a new normal. To create the life you want, take responsibility, starting today. Recurring healthy accomplishments lead to outcomes greater than you can think or imagine.


We are rooting for you!

Stay connected, stay motivated and chances are you will enjoy a happy, healthy, less-stress life! To learn more, contact us or call 714.375.1110

D’Amore Healthcare is a dual diagnosis and substance abuse addiction treatment center in Orange County, CA.