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Sex Addiction Rehab Center

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: May 1, 2022 Updated: May 19, 2022 Much like drugs and alcohol, many people use sex to deal with stress and anxiety. While this is healthy in moderation, factors like past trauma, genetics, and your environment make certain people more likely than others to develop a compulsion for sex…

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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…

Sexual Health in Recovery

Sexual Health in Recovery

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: October 28, 2021 Updated: November 29, 2021 Addiction is a vast and complex condition. Becoming dependant on addictive drugs causes people to lose their sex drive and rely only on drugs for a dopamine release. Using harmful amounts of psychoactive chemicals causes the brain to release a powerful and…