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How To Cope With Loneliness

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: January 19, 2021 Updated: December 30, 2020 After you go through recovery, you may have to distance yourself from former friends who still use alcohol and drugs. Coping with loneliness could leave you feeling depressed. Addressing these feelings with positive changes can help you make new connections and avoid…

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Are You Struggling With Your Mental Health?

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: January 9, 2021 Updated: March 25, 2021 Struggling with mental wellness can become an all-consuming battle. When you know something is off but don’t know how to deal with it, life becomes much more difficult. There’s a clear connection between mental health and wellness. At Crestview Recovery in Portland,…

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Common Co-Occurring Issues Faced by Women

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: January 7, 2021 Updated: March 26, 2021 At Crestview Recovery in Oregon, we offer dual diagnosis treatment and a gender-specific women’s rehab center so that women can address co-occurring issues in a safe space. We offer a women-only program because many women feel safer in groups of other women. Contact Crestview Recovery…

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How To Recognize Signs of Eating Disorders

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: January 5, 2021 Updated: March 26, 2021 There are many types of disordered eating habits, but a diagnosable eating disorder affects the social and occupational functioning of the patient in profound, sometimes life-threatening ways. Eating disorders often begin with the desire to become more attractive, confident, healthy, or in…

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What Is Seasonal Depression?

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: January 1, 2021 Updated: March 26, 2021 According to the National Institute of Health, seasonal affective disorder (SAD), also called seasonal depression, is a form of depression triggered during specific seasons. Depression may also cause you or a loved one to self-medicate with drugs or alcohol. Some individuals reach…

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What are Co-Occurring Disorders

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: December 13, 2020 Updated: March 31, 2021 Medical professionals refer to having a mental illness as well as an addiction as co-occurring disorders. Many people who suffer from addiction have some mental illness due to addiction or as a pre-existing condition. One of the leading risk factors for developing…

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Trauma Informed Approach

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: November 21, 2020 Updated: November 21, 2020 Trauma refers to intense emotional and physical experiences caused by a stressful event or events. When an individual experiences accidents, violence, natural disaster, or abuse, it can all lead to trauma. Additionally, many people who experienced trauma tend to abuse substances. A…

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How To Deal With Both Mental Health Disorders & Addiction 

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: November 20, 2020 Updated: October 27, 2020 Addiction is often paired with mental health disorders. You may learn that you have one as you start working through addiction treatment. Yet, you may be unsure what steps to take to manage both conditions and find your way forward to living…

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Panic Attack Vs Anxiety Attack

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: September 9, 2020 Updated: December 16, 2020 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 are often used interchangeably in conversation, it can be important to understand the…