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Preventing Burnout in Recovery

Burnout is a pervasive issue affecting many individuals, particularly those in recovery from addiction. Recognizing and addressing burnout is crucial for maintaining overall well-being and sustaining progress in recovery. Whether it’s mental exhaustion, burnout physical symptoms, or strained relationships, understanding the signs and symptoms of burnout is the first step towards prevention and recovery. If…

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Is Addiction a Disease?

If you are familiar with addiction, you may have heard addiction referred to as a disease. But why is addiction a disease? Addiction involves complex changes to your pleasure and reward center and interferes with your brain’s ability to produce and release the proper amounts of neurotransmitters. Like other mental health disorders, addiction results in changes…

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Tips for How to Stop Drinking

Learning how to stop drinking can be the enigma of enigmas for people that tend to problem drink. Problem drinkers are often flummoxed at why they cannot get their drinking habits under control if they have gotten that far in the thinking process about their drinking. Of course, the people surrounding the problem drinker often…

Personalizing Your Path to Recovery: The Importance of Tailored Treatment Plans

Recovery from addiction is a journey that’s deeply personal, and no two paths are the same. It’s like embarking on a unique adventure, and just like any journey, having a personalized map can make all the difference. In this blog, we’re going to explore the importance of tailored treatment plans, also known as individualized treatment…

How to Stage an Intervention for an Addict

Television has given us all a look at how some people run interventions. Unfortunately, what we see on TV pales in comparison to a well thought out intervention. When a loved one is in trouble, it’s usually family members and friends that offer help. With addiction, an intervention is a solid choice. The gathering of…

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The Science Behind Addiction

The Science Behind Addiction The science behind addiction involves a condition where something that was once pleasurable becomes indispensable to your daily life. Drug addiction is an overwhelming desire, uncontrollable use, and then compulsive use. Addiction also includes continuing to use a drug despite any repeated or harmful consequences. People use drugs for many reasons….

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HIV and Intravenous Drug Use

This presentation is on HIV and people who inject drugs. Thank you to our presenting partner Lisa Hinson at Landrum Counseling and Consulting. Miss Lisa. Thank you, miss Krystle. I appreciate that. And yes, we have known each other for quite a bit of time at mates and teammates. So and I love what Kemah…

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A Guide to Detoxing at Home

Many cases of drug addiction come from a need to self-medicate due to a painful physical condition. Do you suffer from back pains, neck strain, knee discomfort, or some other issue that has you in agony? Sometimes, you get to a place where you will take or do anything to get rid of some of…

What is Step 9 of the 12 Steps Program?

Step Nine of the 12 Steps : We made direct amends to such persons [“all persons we had wronged,” Step Eight] whenever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others. For many 12-Steppers, the subordinate clause in Step Nine of the 12 Steps (“except when …”) seems a welcome excuse for avoiding…

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Setting Goals in Addiction Recovery

Once you’re detoxed, self-evaluated, and feeling hopeful for a substance-free future, it’s time to clarify your vision for that future. Few things are as universally advocated as setting goals during substance abuse treatment. Yet, even the healthiest people struggle to define what those concepts mean for them. As the saying goes, “If it were easy,…

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The Power of Art and Music in Recovery

In the journey of addiction recovery, exploring alternative modalities like art and music therapy can offer profound healing opportunities. These creative outlets provide individuals with unique ways to express themselves, process emotions, and cultivate mindfulness. By delving into the therapeutic benefits of art therapy, individuals can unlock new pathways to self-discovery and inner healing. The…

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Is My Addiction Bad Enough for Rehab?

Have you been struggling with chronic pain and substance addiction? Have you asked yourself “Is my addiction bad enough for rehab?” or “do I need rehab?” Perhaps you worry that dealing with your addiction to painkillers could result in elevated levels of pain. Fortunately, there are more techniques, procedures, and coping skills available to manage…