A person battling addiction does not have much ability to think about or plan for the future. Their sole focus becomes getting more of the substance they crave. Yet it’s essential to understand how the misuse of drugs and alcohol can create complications not just today but well into the future.Studies indicate a significant link...Read More
Substance use disorders change people in many ways. They impact bodily health, but they also alter a person’s self-esteem, thinking patterns, and ability to authentically connect with others. Finding a treatment program to stop the physical damage addiction creates may be a primary first step, but treatment needs to go further to provide comprehensive recovery....Read More
Many people have apps on their phones. Apps can be used for social media, favorite games, to track your food and calorie intake, and much more. Among the many apps available, perhaps the most valuable apps for addiction recovery are those specifically designed for that journey.At English Mountain Recovery, we offer the CaredFor app, a...Read More
A gender-specific drug addiction treatment program is one that is designed specifically to treat men and women separately. Gender-specific programs have numerous benefits because men and women have different biological and cultural differences that impact their addiction and recovery. Could this type of treatment work for you?How Does Addiction Impact Genders Differently?Gender-specific addiction treatment pays...Read More
Drug and alcohol addiction treatment isn’t a simple, straight path but one that often has a number of twists and turns as a person works toward healing. The healing process takes a lot of tools – highly skilled therapists, a wide range of treatment techniques, and, perhaps most importantly, time. Making the decision to enter...Read More
How do you tell someone you need help with your drug use? You don’t have to wait until someone asks you to start the conversation. In fact, if you’re ready to get help, you don’t even have to tell anyone if you don’t want to do so. You can reach out to our team at...Read More
Pain medications called opioids are highly effective at reducing instances of pain after medical treatment, surgical procedures, or other injuries. There are a number of types of opioids, and some of them carry a much higher risk of addiction than others. If you are using prescription or illegal forms of opioids, it’s essential to know...Read More
Recognizing that you’re battling addiction isn’t easy to do. Even if you know you are addicted and need help, it’s emotionally challenging to admit that to yourself–and to others.Addiction is a disease and should be thought of and treated like one. Like any disease, it is a battle that requires professional care and a personal...Read More
It’s time to get into drug and alcohol treatment, but you’re worried about having to tell your child that you’ll be leaving them for a while to invest in your health. How much do they need to know? Will they understand? Will they resent you? Will they feel safe and comfortable with whoever cares for...Read More
You’re excited about your loved one leaving rehab to come home. You may be feeling many other emotions as well: optimism, anxiety, hope, resentment. Your loved one feels the same mix of emotions. Often, they are excited about being home and empowered, knowing they made it through treatment. At the same time, they may have...Read More
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