The Benefits of Having a Sponsor in Addiction Recovery

The Benefits of Having a Sponsor in Addiction Recovery

Having Support is Essential to Long-Lasting Sobriety When it comes to sustained sobriety, one of the most important factors is having a solid support group and network of individuals who are there for you. When individuals have the help they need at...
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10/01 2019
Preventing Addiction Relapse

Preventing Addiction Relapse

Trigger Management and Coping Strategies When you are in remission from addiction, maintaining your sobriety can be an everyday challenge. It takes a lot of mental strength and willpower in order to sustain your sobriety and coping mechanisms can help you better...
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09/26 2019
What to Look For When Deciding on a Treatment Center

What to Look For When Deciding on a Treatment Center

Choosing the Right Facility for Your Recovery Addiction treatment should be taken very seriously as addiction is classified as a disease that requires professional care and support in order to overcome. This is why individuals must do extensive research on all of...
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09/24 2019
Coping With Holiday Anxiety and Stress

Coping With Holiday Anxiety and Stress

Tips for Managing Holiday Woes  While the holidays are intended to be enjoyable and happy occasions, they can also bring about feelings of anxiety and stress, especially for those who struggle with a mental health disorder. If you are recovering from drug...
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09/19 2019
Seasonal Affective Disorder and Addiction

Seasonal Affective Disorder and Addiction

SAD May be Linked to Substance Abuse and Addiction Those who struggle with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) are more susceptible to the disease of addiction. Seasonal Affective Disorder is classified as a mental illness which means it requires the help of treatment,...
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09/17 2019
The Importance of Mental Wellbeing

The Importance of Mental Wellbeing

Caring for Your Mental Health is of Utmost Importance Many individuals underestimate how much the state of their mental health affects everything else in their lives, from relationships to addiction. If your mental health is suffering then you will not be in...
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09/12 2019
Does Alcohol Have the Potential to Worsen Anxiety?

Does Alcohol Have the Potential to Worsen Anxiety?

The Effects of Alcohol Can Exacerbate Anxiety Studies have shown that alcohol can amplify anxiety in those who struggle with this mental health condition. Those who struggle with anxiety are also more likely to resort to alcohol as a coping mechanism as...
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09/10 2019
The Importance of a Continuum of Care in Recovery

The Importance of a Continuum of Care in Recovery

Seeking Treatment That Offers All Levels of Addiction Care When searching for a treatment center, it’s important to choose a center that offers a full continuum of care. This will ensure that you receive the support and assistance that you need from...
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09/05 2019
The Benefits of Social Connection During Recovery

The Benefits of Social Connection During Recovery

Staying Connected to Friends and Family Aids Mental Health and Recovery Recovery from drug or alcohol addiction can be tough, especially if you were a long-term user. While recovery is always a work in progress, there are certain things that you can...
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09/03 2019
Debunking Common Myths About Addiction

Debunking Common Myths About Addiction

Misconceptions of Addiction and Substance Abuse When it comes to substance abuse and addiction, ideas surrounding these can often be misconstrued, mistaken, and outright wrong. It’s important to understand where truth meets myth when it comes to addiction so that individuals can...
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08/29 2019