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Five Common Addiction Triggers

During recovery, triggers can cause relapses. Common addiction triggers are environments, situations, emotions, and people that can cause you to experience cravings and potentially relapse. Whether you receive treatment at an outpatient or inpatient treatment center, common addiction triggers still put you at risk for relapsing following discharge. Everyone has unique triggers, but common addiction triggers…

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How Long Does Rehab Last?

When you decide to seek treatment for substance abuse, one of your first questions might be how long rehab lasts. You might be impatient to overcome your addiction and return to your normal life, or you might be worried about having to take extended absences from your responsibilities. Yet healing from the disease of addiction…

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Relapse Prevention in Florida

Completion of a drug rehab program is an immense accomplishment and something you should be excited about. But after your rehab is complete, life in recovery begins. As part of your new life, you must remember at all times that the key to staying in recovery is relapse prevention in Florida. Using What You Learned…

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Five Ways of Preventing Relapse After Drug Rehab

Preventing Relapse After Drug Rehab 1. Temptation is not for you Say this out loud: I HAVE NOTHING TO PROVE. Did you say it? Good. If a situation is tempting for you, don’t put yourself in that position. You have nothing to prove. You successfully completed drug rehab, you’re doing your best to stay sober,…

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Sober Living at Beaches Recovery

Sober Living: For Those Who Aren’t Ready To Return To “Normal Life” Patients who undergo an extended stay with inpatient treatment without acquiring the skills for sobriety outside of the clinical environment face a higher probability of relapse. Fortunately, sober living is a happy medium for patients who are not ready to resume their regular lives and…

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Paranoid Personality Disorder Symptoms

Mental health disorders impact roughly 1 out of every 5 Americans. In fact, mental health disorders can cause debilitating symptoms that prevent you from socializing, working or going to school. Mental health disorders can impact your emotions, thoughts, and also behaviors. Left untreated, mental health disorders can worsen. Paranoid Personality Disorder, which is a serious…

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Why Is Addiction A Disease

More than 1 out of every 7 Americans ages 12 and older meet the criteria for a substance abuse disorder. But, is addiction a disease? Substance abuse disorders, such as addiction and alcoholism, are progressive and chronic mental health diseases that cause changes to your brain chemistry, decision making processes and cognition. Even though addiction…