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Substance Abuse Group Therapy Activities Can Help You Succeed

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: May 4, 2022 Updated: May 19, 2022 Getting help for substance abuse is very valuable. One of the ways to get good advice is through interaction with others who are facing the same issues. Substance abuse group therapy activities can be an essential part of that interaction. While experts…

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CBT Techniques for Addiction

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: April 11, 2022 Updated: April 25, 2022 The human brain is the most complex biological structure in the universe. Our brains are made up of various sections that have different responsibilities to help us survive. Within these sections are billions of neurons that, if laid side-by-side, could reach the…

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Recreational Therapy Information

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: April 4, 2022 Updated: April 25, 2022 Treating an addiction involves a number of approaches and strategies. The best approach is a comprehensive one. This means including clinical and psychological care as well as recreational therapy. Find out how recreation can fit into the recovery timeline as well as…

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Why Seek Early Intervention for Opioid Addiction?

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: March 25, 2022 Updated: March 15, 2022 Millions of individuals living in the United States abuse prescription opioid medications. For many, the abuse begins after doctors prescribe opiates for pain relief, often following a surgery or injury. These medications offer effective short-term relief when patients use them in small…

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Understanding Levels of Care During Drug & Alcohol Addiction Treatment

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: March 23, 2022 Updated: March 15, 2022 One should always be careful when looking at addiction treatment options for themselves or a loved one. There are many different options out there, and some are more beneficial than others. Not only does the level of care make a difference, but…

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The Steps of Heroin Addiction Treatment

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: March 19, 2022 Updated: March 15, 2022 There are multiple steps involved in heroin addiction treatment. Those addicted to heroin can choose between partial hospitalization and outpatient treatment settings for the first step. Knowing what’s involved in each of these steps can help individuals struggling with addiction prepare for…

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Panic Attack vs. Anxiety Attack

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD read more Published: January 5, 2022 Updated: April 15, 2022 Everyone experiences certain levels of stress in their lives, but some people are affected by stress in ways that significantly affect their social and work lives. Although the terms…

Therapy for Drug Addiction

Therapy for Drug Addiction

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Colin Moore Colin Moore read more Published: January 2, 2022 Updated: January 5, 2022 Drug addiction is a chronic, deadly condition characterized by compulsive and uncontrollable drug-seeking behavior and drug use despite harmful consequences and changes in brain chemistry. Drug addiction is also a relapsing disease. Relapse involves the…

Popular Trauma Therapy Techniques

Popular Trauma Therapy Techniques

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD read more Published: December 1, 2021 Updated: December 30, 2021 Threatening or scary events in life can damage a person in ways that physical injuries never could. In fact, the minds of individuals can be affected in a number…

Holistic Healing Methods

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Colin Moore Colin Moore read more Published: December 1, 2021 Updated: December 1, 2021 The concept of holistic healing has been around for centuries when Hippocrates understood that people were more complex than originally thought. Hippocrates believed that all of the separate parts of a person needed to work…