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Addiction Recovery
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Addiction is a chronic disease affecting the brain and how it functions. Those in recovery need to adopt strategies that will help to rewire the brain to adjust to a chemical-free lifestyle. Taking up yoga can help you learn to calm your body and minds, handle stress, and learn new coping methods. Addiction and the...
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As 2018 starts, many of us focus on how we want to improve our lives compared to last year. The start of a new year means a fresh start and new opportunities for growth and change in our lives. There’s no shortage of magazine articles and feature stories on news broadcasts and online sharing tips...
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The forms of therapy used to help clients in treatment for drug and alcohol addiction are varied. Most people can appreciate how counseling, or “talk therapy,” can help someone look at past events and come to terms with them to effect healing. Creative therapies, such as art therapy, work in a similar way to help...
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The phrases “physical dependence” and “addiction” are sometimes used interchangeably in conversation. They refer to different conditions, both of which can exist without the other. It’s important to be precise when talking about addiction, since this is one of the keys to getting people who need treatment the help they need. Definition of Physical Dependence...
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Avoiding Common Relapse Triggers
Rehab is behind you. You’re facing the world with a renewed sense of self-worth and well-being. You have a positive outlook and are looking forward to living a healthy and happy life. During your time in a residential center, you built the foundation of your recovery. You learned coping skills and gained the tools you...
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Have you been wondering whether your loved one has an addiction problem? Are you noticing certain behaviors that seem out of character? Perhaps you just have a feeling that something is not right. Knowing the signs of addiction will help you determine if your loved one has a drug or alcohol problem. Making that determination...
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Have you said goodbye to drugs and alcohol and started a new path towards sobriety? Choosing a new, sober lifestyle is a courageous choice. At this point in your journey, you’ve decided to prioritize your mental and physical health and are ready to embrace your personal and professional goals! During this chapter of your life,...
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New Approaches With the opioid epidemic continuing to march full speed ahead, stakeholders are mounting pressure to help curb the impact. The clinical community is taking aim at reducing the practice of overprescribing and medical schools now focus on addiction prevention. And, the research community is also working on a pharmacological approach – developing cutting...
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Have you gotten into an exercise rut and only hit the treadmill at the gym? Cardio is a great way to support your mental and physical health. But, you’ll find that most trainers recommend incorporating weight-bearing exercises into your routine too. If you’re working on your sobriety, strength training can boost your mood, support your...
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If you haven’t been excited about going to work for quite some time, maybe it’s time to rethink your professional goals. And, that doesn’t have to mean going back to school or jumping into a completely different field. Sometimes, you just need to make micro-adjustments to realign the trajectory of your future. If you’re beginning...
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