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Different Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Methods

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: April 24, 2022 Updated: April 26, 2022 Substance abuse rehabilitation is the life-saving solution to drug addiction. In order for rehab to work, clients must fully engage in their programs and follow recovery guidelines. After all, drug addiction is a chronic disease that doesn’t simply go away on its…

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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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Your Ultimate Guide to Relapse Prevention

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: March 11, 2022 Updated: March 15, 2022 Relapse prevention after rehab takes more than willpower. You need to plan early to be strong against cravings and triggers that will inevitably happen. Having a solid plan like this will help you through stress, social struggles and other times that test…

3 Common Rehab Steps

3 Common Rehab Steps

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD read more Published: January 4, 2022 Updated: January 5, 2022 No matter where you are in the addiction cycle, you can attain sobriety. Don’t ever imagine that you’re too far gone for rehab. Sometimes you may feel hopeless that…

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How to Lower Your Stress During the Holidays 

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Colin Moore Colin Moore read more Published: November 30, 2021 Updated: November 30, 2021 The holidays are stressful for so many reasons. For a person struggling with mental health or substance use concerns, normal holiday stress can feel unmanageable. Dealing with difficult family members, financial stress, and feeling pressure…

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Staying Sober this Christmas

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD read more Published: November 30, 2021 Updated: November 30, 2021 If your goal is to remain sober this Christmas, you aren’t alone. The holidays provide ample opportunities to reflect on past experiences, failures, and traumas that can make people…

What Is Nutritional Therapy

What Is Nutritional Therapy?

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD read more Published: November 30, 2021 Updated: November 30, 2021 What is nutritional therapy, and how does it benefit addiction recovery? When you check into a rehabilitation facility for treatment, you may receive one or more forms of counseling…

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List of Coping Skills

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD read more Published: October 28, 2021 Updated: November 29, 2021 In drug addiction recovery, clients learn how to maintain their newfound sobriety. One of the most important focuses is on learning how to cope with stress, temptations, and obstacles…

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…

core values to guide recovery

Core Values to Guide Recovery

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: July 25, 2021 Updated: July 28, 2021 Addiction is lonely, desolate, and dangerous when left untreated. People who depend on dangerous drugs can sometimes avoid an overdose, but the effects of certain drugs will eventually take their toll in the long run. No matter how far you’ve fallen, we…