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Can Holidays Trigger Drug & Alcohol Relapse?

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD read more Published: July 2, 2021 Updated: July 28, 2021 The summer holiday season can be a joyous, festive time of year. But for people in recovery, the holiday season can also be overwhelming as there is the fear…

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How To Have A Sober Pride Month

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Colin Moore Colin Moore read more Published: June 8, 2021 Updated: July 9, 2021 The month of June is the perfect time to get sober. For those who have started addiction recovery, celebrating a sober Pride Month may mean making a few changes to the way you celebrated in…

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How You Can Celebrate National Men’s Health Week

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Colin Moore Colin Moore read more Published: June 2, 2021 Updated: July 9, 2021 National Men’s Health Week spans from June 14 through the 20. It’s a time to think about what you are doing right now to improve your health or prevent the onset of disease. For many…

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How to Convince Someone to Go to Rehab

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: February 16, 2021 Updated: March 31, 2021 When you have a loved one who is struggling with drug or alcohol addiction, you may need to convince them to go to rehab. The very thought of going to rehab is frightening for most people. It forces them to admit they…

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Proper Money Management in Recovery  

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: February 4, 2021 Updated: January 27, 2021 If you are recovering from alcohol or substance abuse, you are recovering from an excessive lifestyle. You used substances or alcohol excessively. Money is usually an important factor in how excessive your use was. As a result, money management is a key…

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Hosting Sober Friendly Holiday Gatherings

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: December 26, 2020 Updated: November 22, 2020 The holidays often bring people together to spend time sharing memories and having fun. In some families, alcohol is a significant component of the celebration. If you are working on sober living, you know this is a big risk for you. What…

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How Life Skills Can Help You Recover

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: October 28, 2020 Updated: January 19, 2021 Life skills for recovery are perhaps one of the most important investments you can make in your future. It is common to hear about treatment options for reducing pain and cravings. You’ll learn how to manage your triggers. Yet, what often prepares…

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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…

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How to Avoid High-Risk Situations

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: September 4, 2020 Updated: December 4, 2020 One of the most common challenges for people recovering from substance use disorder is avoiding relapse. There are many things that make relapse happen. Triggers, or high-risk situations, can make it very hard for you to avoid using unless you have the…

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Best Rehab Centers In Hillsboro OR

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: October 5, 2019 Updated: December 31, 2020 Families looking for the best rehab centers in Hillsboro, OR are not limited to just that one city. There are a few drug and rehab options there, but often the best course of action is to expand your search to a wider…