Addiction Recovery Blog

Factors That Contribute To Addiction

Factors That Contribute To Addiction Addiction is not a simple disorder. There is not a single cause for addiction. In the past, it was believed that people who became addicted to a substance only did so because they showed no self-control. Some people even believed that addiction was a morality problem. Thankfully, people and [...]

Factors That Contribute To Addiction 2021-04-13T14:16:22+00:00

The Decision To Change – Overcoming Addiction

The Decision To Change Addiction is not a sign of weakness. It is not a sign of low moral character or flaws in your personality. Addiction is a medical condition that is both a physical and emotional attachment to alcohol or drugs. Overcoming addiction takes more than the willpower to say no. It requires [...]

The Decision To Change – Overcoming Addiction 2021-02-05T21:46:28+00:00

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 2021-02-04T23:21:44+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
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