how to lower stress during the holidays

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…

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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: August 18, 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…