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Why Nutrition is an Important Part of Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation

2020-02-20T23:21:45-08:00

Drug and alcohol rehabilitation can be a long and complicated journey. Understanding what to expect during recovery and rehabilitation is an important part of maintaining sobriety. Rehabilitation teaches many different strategies for recovery. One element of recovery that can play a vital role in a healthy lifestyle outside of treatment is nutrition. Here are some of the ways that nutrition can contribute to the recovery process. Strengthening Your Body After Withdrawal Drug and alcohol withdrawal can have many different effects on [...]

Why Nutrition is an Important Part of Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation2020-02-20T23:21:45-08:00

How to Set Boundaries, and Why You Should Do It

2020-02-20T23:21:45-08:00

Treating addiction can be a long process. It often starts by removing the substances that you are addicted to, but removing the substances is not all there is to recovery. Changing addictive thought patterns and enrolling in a rehabilitation center are essential steps to successful recovery. In order to start changing negative thoughts, people struggling with addiction must learn how to replace destructive behavior with positive behavior. Creating healthy boundaries can help those struggling with substance abuse move forward into a [...]

How to Set Boundaries, and Why You Should Do It2020-02-20T23:21:45-08:00

Why Honesty is Important to Recovery

2020-02-20T23:21:45-08:00

Those suffering from addiction do not usually intend to become addicted to drugs or alcohol. Sadly, substance abuse can make us do things we normally wouldn't do. Addiction can occur quickly, and when it does it is difficult to recover from. For people suffering from substance abuse, honesty about addiction can be hard to swallow. Here are some key reasons as to why honesty is important to recovery. Dishonesty Can be A Trigger Dishonesty can serve as a way to keep an [...]

Why Honesty is Important to Recovery2020-02-20T23:21:45-08:00

Tips to Enjoy a Party Without Substances

2020-02-20T23:21:45-08:00

Recovering from a substance abuse problem is a lifelong journey. Recovery is a long process and those committed the pursuit of recovery encounter day-to-day obstacles. Returning to society after rehab can introduce many temptations that can make recovery more difficult. Normal social encounters present temptations that may compromise sobriety. Attending parties where alcohol is present can sometimes be hard to navigate. Here are a few tips that those in recovery can use to have fun at parties while staying sober: 1. [...]

Tips to Enjoy a Party Without Substances2020-02-20T23:21:45-08:00

The Rising Risk of Fentanyl and the Road to Recovery

2020-05-14T20:52:58-07:00

According to a study published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, overdose-related deaths stemming from the misuse and abuse of opioids have been on the rise in America since 1999. In a separate study published by USA Today, fentanyl, along with other synthetic opioids, claimed the lives of over 32,000 people in America in 2018. Developed in 1959 and introduced in the United States in the 1960s, fentanyl is a Schedule II drug that is often prescribed to individuals [...]

The Rising Risk of Fentanyl and the Road to Recovery2020-05-14T20:52:58-07:00