• Categories: Relapse PreventionBy 3.5 min read

    We’ve all made the promise to ourselves that “this year, I’m going to be different.” We’re going to fix our lives and become better people. Maybe you resolve to lose weight, stop smoking or drinking, have more meaningful relationships in your life, or quit your job. But those promises don’t always stick. And when they […]

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  • Categories: Relapse PreventionBy 5.6 min read

    The ongoing global pandemic has increased stress levels for people everywhere. For those suffering from drug and or alcohol addiction, the situation may be even harder to cope than for others. Social distancing and mandated lockdowns have made seeking help and sticking to healthy routines challenging. And, as we head into the holiday season, things […]

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  • Categories: Relapse PreventionBy 2.7 min read

    In April 2020, the National Institute on Drug Abuse weighed in on COVID-19’s effect on people with substance abuse disorders. The paper noted that the virus was likely to “hit some populations with substance use disorders (SUVs) particularly hard”.  Three months later, and we’ve seen it spread from city to city, with infection rates soaring, […]

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  • With less access to the outside world during the Coronavirus Outbreak, it can be easy to fall back on old habits. You’re stuck at home all day. Maybe you’re in close quarters with someone who’s a bad influence. Maybe you’re just in close quarters with yourself. Sobriety is a difficult process on a good day, […]

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  • It’s estimated that more than 21 million Americans are currently in the process of fighting a substance use disorder of some sort. Not only that, but with new drugs hitting the market every year, and experimentation with different combinations of substances, a clear recovery method isn’t always clear. After all, drugs are often made imprecisely […]

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  • Recovery from addiction is a lifelong process and treatment for addiction varies for each individual based on individual needs. Treatment programs teach clients how to focus on healthy, sober activities as a way to cope with anxiety, stress, depression, or PTSD. The coping mechanisms that you learn in treatment must be used throughout recovery to […]

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