A family worried about the children of alcoholics

The Effect of Alcohol Abuse on Children of Alcoholics

Alcohol abuse is a serious issue affecting thousands of people in the Pacific Northwest. At Crestview Recovery, we offer both women’s and men’s alcohol rehab so people get the help they need. Yet even while parents are seeking recovery, their children may continue to suffer. Close to 1-in-5 adults today grew up with alcoholic parents. Many…

Staying sober during Thanksgiving

How to Stay Sober Over Thanksgiving

The holidays can be particularly difficult for individuals who are newly sober and worry about being around alcohol during Thanksgiving and other holiday parties. Staying sober during Thanksgiving is possible when you plan ahead and continue meeting with a therapist through a rehab aftercare program. Aftercare support provides individuals with continuing therapy after completing a…

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How To Forgive Yourself

Addiction causes our loved ones to act like people we don’t know. Chemical dependency results from genetic factors, trauma, mental health issues, life circumstances, and underdeveloped coping mechanisms. If you have a loved one who has developed a chemical dependency with harmful side effects, it’s time to learn more about our Portland drug and alcohol rehab.…