chemical imbalance and how it works

Chemical Imbalance and How it Works

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: September 15, 2021 Updated: September 15, 2021 Everyone is born with chemicals in their brain called neurotransmitters. Some of these neurotransmitter chemicals make us feel happier, and some make us feel more energetic. When we don’t have enough of some of these chemicals, we may feel tired, down, or…

The Dangers of Codependency

The Dangers of Codependency

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: September 3, 2021 Updated: September 3, 2021 A codependent relationship involves two people who rely on each other in unhealthy ways that limit the potential for growth in each individual. Codependency is often mistaken for love, acceptance, selflessness, and loyalty. However, it is born out of guilt, loneliness, fear,…

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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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Physical and Psychological Ecstasy Effects

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: July 17, 2021 Updated: August 18, 2021 Ecstasy, or MDMA, rose to popularity in the 1970s and is now known by many names across the United States. Over time, studies have shown a number of unpleasant side effects, health problems, and even the potential for chemical dependency. These dangerous…

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Is Dating an Alcoholic Dangerous?

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Colin Moore Colin Moore read more Published: June 20, 2021 Updated: August 18, 2021 If you’re dating someone and you’re concerned about their level of drinking, it’s important to take time to consider that carefully. Dating an alcoholic can be stressful, and in some cases, you may wonder, is…

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Is Meth Physically Addictive?

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Colin Moore Colin Moore read more Published: June 17, 2021 Updated: July 9, 2021 Is meth physically addictive? When it comes to the most habit-forming substances, methamphetamine is near the top of the list. The highly addictive narcotic results in many devastating effects on physical and emotional health, even…

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Top 5 Most Drug-Infested Cities in the U.S.

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD read more Published: June 9, 2021 Updated: July 9, 2021 Drugs don’t just impact specific populations or certain cities. Fentanyl, cocaine, meth, oxycodone, and heroin cause significant issues around the country. However, in America’s five most drug-infested cities, there…

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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…