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Tag: Recovery

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20 September

The road to recovery can feel a bit lonely at times. That’s why it’s important to keep showing up to your support group meetings, even if you happen to be in a good place right now. Whether you are attending meetings based on a 12-step program or participate in another peer-based support group, here’s why you […]

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16 September

When you’re dealing with depression, it’s easy to fall prey to lies telling you you’re not good enough and that your life is not worthwhile. These lies weigh you down, anchoring you to a false view of yourself and the world around you. Take a look at some of the biggest lies of depression, along with […]

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14 September

Unfortunately, addiction is a family disease. We all need to start focusing on how addictive behaviors affect those around us. It may cause them short or long-term effects such as issues in their job, relationship troubles, financial issues and more.  It should also be noted that children of addicts and alcoholics are affected, too. For example, they […]

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13 September

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a noninvasive form of brain stimulation often recommended to patients who have treatment-resistant depression. Some people respond to TMS and find relief from depression—others do not. Everyone, though, can find immediate help and lifelong value through concentrated, personalized, inpatient mental health treatment. WHAT IS TMS? TMS uses a magnetic field […]

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09 September

When it comes to addiction recovery, there are so many topics that should or can be discussed. We could talk about how addiction impacts the lives of people around us. We could talk about the detox process, treatment options, relapse prevention and much more. All of these things are extremely important to the recovery process. […]

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05 September

The stages of addiction are a gradual progression that affects over 20 million Americans annually. That may be a staggering number to hear but considering the number of people with undiagnosed substance abuse disorders, the number should likely be even higher.  There are a few different models of addiction, some describe it as a cycle while others […]

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02 September

Addiction recovery, whether from opioids, methamphetamine, cocaine or any other substance, is a lifelong journey. The right tools and resources can make all the difference. Addiction Recovery Tools From programs to hobbies to books about recovery, many resources are available to individuals seeking a life free from addiction. These five tools can offer an excellent […]

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01 September

Alcoholism is a chronic and severe disease affecting nearly 15 million Americans aged 12 and older yearly. Whether you’ve been addicted to alcohol for days, months or years, it can affect your entire body, from how you look and feel to how you act and everything in between. In fact, one of the most impacted parts of […]

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25 August

From backyard BBQs to graduation parties, there are always a slew of summer gatherings to go to. Oftentimes, these celebrations involve alcohol. You want to attend, but you know you are going to be offered drinks, asked questions why you won’t partake, and perhaps egged on to suck it up and do a shot. When […]

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22 August

Your mindset significantly impacts your recovery journey, making it all the more important to take care of your mental health. Addressing your overall mental health can target the root causes of addiction, preventing relapse and helping you find coping skills that work for you. Consider these four tips to aid your mental health and addiction […]

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