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Addiction Definition: What is This Disease?

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: March 15, 2022 Updated: March 15, 2022 Is addiction a disease? According to health associations, the definition of addiction states that the condition is, in fact, a disease. It causes compulsive and chronic urges to seek out and abuse a particular substance for its mind-altering properties. Addiction is progressive.…

What Are Process Addictions

What are Process Addictions?

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD read more Published: December 1, 2021 Updated: December 1, 2021 People associate addiction with drug and alcohol use. However, it’s actually more widespread than that. For example, there are things like process addictions. What are process addictions? They are…

Overcoming Labels

Overcoming Labels

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD read more Published: December 1, 2021 Updated: December 1, 2021 When you are facing addiction, or you know someone who is, you often realize that there are a lot of labels that get placed on people who struggle with…

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How Much is The Cost of Rehab

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: October 23, 2019 Updated: October 23, 2019 What’s the general cost of rehab, and can you have your rehab covered by insurance? If you’re trying to treat drug and alcohol dependence in Portland Oregon, you may be wondering how you’ll pay for your treatment plan. Here’s a step-by-step guide to…