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…

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Am I An Enabler?

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Colin Moore Colin Moore read more Published: November 30, 2021 Updated: November 30, 2021 The term “enabler” is a catch-all phrase for anyone who supports, condones, or catalyzes bad or uncommon behavior in others. The term “enabler” is most often associated with high-profile substance abuse and addiction. It can…

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…

Emotional Sobriety is an Important Part of Recovery

Emotional Sobriety is an Important Part of Recovery

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD read more Published: October 26, 2021 Updated: November 29, 2021 A cornerstone of addiction recovery and substance abuse treatment involves the concept of emotional sobriety. Being emotionally sober means facing life’s obstacles without escaping into familiar but unhealthy emotional spirals…

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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…