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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…

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Is Relapse Part of Recovery?

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: February 14, 2021 Updated: January 28, 2021 Drug and alcohol addiction is a disease with clear symptoms and viable treatments. And, just like any other medical condition, the disease of addiction can have flare-ups or what is known in recovery as relapse. Relapse isn’t a failure on the part of the…

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Top Tips To Avoid Relapsing

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: February 10, 2021 Updated: January 27, 2021 If you are looking for help from an alcohol addiction treatment center in Portland, Oregon, then understand that you are not alone. There are lots of people who have gone through alcohol rehab and alcohol detox programs. Once you get sober, it…

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How To Stick To a Relapse Prevention Program

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: January 11, 2021 Updated: March 26, 2021 At Crestview Recovery in Oregon, we provide tools for our clients to succeed during and after our addiction recovery program. A relapse prevention plan outlines your triggers and ideas on how to avoid them. It also contains practical ways to overcome cravings to…

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Addiction Prevention & Recovery

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: December 14, 2020 Updated: March 25, 2021 Is it possible to prevent addiction from occurring? For some people, the only real way to prevent it from happening is to never engage in drugs and alcohol. If you have a genetic predisposition to it, that makes even minimal use of…

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Sexual Health in Recovery

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: November 17, 2020 Updated: November 17, 2020 When you are entering rehab, thoughts of sex are likely far off. You are trying to survive and get well. However, as you go through residential rehab treatment and enter the relapse prevention phase, thoughts of sexual health in recovery from addiction may…

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Types of Alcohol Treatment Programs

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: October 9, 2020 Updated: February 19, 2021 The 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) are the basis for many alcohol treatment programs. This is the first method that comes to mind when most people think about alcohol treatment. The set of principles help alcoholics achieve and maintain sobriety. However,…

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Aftercare

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: October 3, 2020 Updated: January 19, 2021 If you or someone you care about struggles with addiction, then you probably already know all about detox and rehab. Treating addiction is critical, and the first few weeks are certainly very important. However, sobriety is a lifetime goal. That means that…

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3 Ways to Break Bad Habits During Recovery

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: September 11, 2020 Updated: December 4, 2020 Breaking bad habits and forming new ones is a good strategy for long-term addiction recovery. Often times, habits form without any type of planning. You may make promises to yourself to stop these habits, but over time, your willpower decreases. That can limit…