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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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What It’s Like to Be Clean and Sober

Living with a drug or alcohol addiction can make you feel utterly hopeless, as though there’s no light at the end of the tunnel. You may even think that living this way is your fate, but that doesn’t have to be the case. You can live clean and sober, allowing you to be the person…

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How to Stop Addiction

A substance abuse problem can start at any age. From teens experimenting with drugs and alcohol in school to seniors misusing prescription drugs, addiction is a chronic disease. That said, anyone can also learn how to stop addiction symptoms with the right addiction treatment. Addiction, like any other chronic disease, needs to be maintained with…

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Relapse Prevention Techniques for Substance Abuse

When it comes to addiction treatment, you get support from doctors, therapists, peers in recovery and your loved ones. But staying clean takes ongoing work, focus, and support. In rehab, you learn how to remain free of drugs and alcohol using relapse prevention techniques for substance abuse. What do those techniques include and will mindfulness-based…

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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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Many Are Willing to Lend a Hand to Help with Addiction

Addiction can be a lonely experience. But you’re not the only person who suffers. Addiction to alcohol or drugs often affects the whole family. Your substance abuse problems likely led to negative behaviors such as lying, missing important family moments and possibly even stealing from those you love. However, you may be surprised to find…

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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,…