Addiction Recovery Blog

Relapse Triggers Enhanced By COVID-19 Restrictions

COVID-19 Enhanced Relapse Triggers When you have overcome your addiction and entered into recovery, you understand that there are things that may trigger a relapse. During your stay at any rehabilitation center, you will learn to identify these triggers and how to avoid relapsing. This is a crucial part of drug addiction recovery. However, [...]

Relapse Triggers Enhanced By COVID-19 Restrictions 2020-12-27T01:39:05+00:00

COVID 19 Isolation and Addiction

Isolation And Addiction During COVID 19 The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many struggles for people when it comes to isolation. For many people, stay-at-home orders have been significantly difficult because they are not used to feeling isolated, causing them stress. For others, especially those who formerly had an addiction, isolation is an all-too-familiar feeling. [...]

COVID 19 Isolation and Addiction 2020-12-27T00:59:20+00:00

Recovery is a Form of Empowerment

Addiction Recovery Can Be Empowering Addiction is many things. Addiction destroys your health, interrupts your life, and breaks relationships with those you love. Addiction harms your job, changes your home life, and takes control of everything. Addiction steals your personal power to live and manage your life. Thankfully, addiction to any substance can be [...]

Recovery is a Form of Empowerment 2020-12-27T00:59:20+00:00

Addiction Recovery And The Holidays Part 2

Addiction Recovery and the Holidays Part 2 Loneliness Loneliness is hard on everyone. It is especially hard during the holidays. For someone in addiction recovery, loneliness can be the trigger that causes a relapse. It is essential for anyone in recovery to manage this feeling more aggressively during the holidays than during other times [...]

Addiction Recovery And The Holidays Part 2 2020-11-16T18:40:03+00:00

Addiction Recovery and the Holidays Part 1

Addiction Recovery And The Holidays Part 1 Friends & Family The holidays are often tough for someone recovering from an addiction, especially if they have newly entered into recovery. The holidays present several issues that must be carefully managed so that a person in recovery can remain that way. The first issue that should [...]

Addiction Recovery and the Holidays Part 1 2020-11-16T18:44:14+00:00

Addiction’s Toll on Hair, Skin, Teeth, and Nail Health

Addictions Toll On Your Health Everyone knows that there are health risks associated with addiction. It is understood that there are risks for your heart, lungs, liver, and even your brain. However, many people do not realize that having an addiction can also cause severe damage to your skin, hair, nails, and teeth. How [...]

Addiction’s Toll on Hair, Skin, Teeth, and Nail Health 2020-11-12T22:38:08+00:00

Potential Lethal Combination

Marijuana and Oxycontin Although many states have chosen to allow marijuana to be used for medical purposes, and some have even legalized recreational use, the facts about this drug remain the same. Marijuana alters your brain chemistry when used and can lead to dependence for some people. Many groups state that physical addiction to marijuana [...]

Potential Lethal Combination 2020-11-12T20:31:25+00:00

Five Changes That Come With Substance Abuse Recovery

Common Changes That Occur Through Recovery When you enter into a drug rehabilitation program, you are making the conscious decision to make changes in your life. You understand that you will face many challenges as you change from a life of addiction to one in recovery. In addition to detoxing your body from [...]

Five Changes That Come With Substance Abuse Recovery 2020-11-12T20:31:26+00:00
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