Why Do People Do Drugs

Why Do People Do Drugs?

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Colin Moore Colin Moore read more Published: January 5, 2022 Updated: January 5, 2022 Millions of people use and abuse drugs around the world, and they do so for a wide variety of reasons. There’s no easy answer to the question, “Why do people do drugs?” Every individual is…

What Makes the Best Rehab Centers

What Makes the Best Rehab Centers?

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Colin Moore Colin Moore read more Published: January 3, 2022 Updated: January 5, 2022 When people suffer from addiction, visiting a rehab center is the best chance that they have for recovery. With so many facilities out there, though, how do they find the best rehab center in Portland?…

Recognizing Enabling Behavior

Recognizing Enabling Behavior

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD read more Published: January 1, 2022 Updated: January 5, 2022 There’s a massive disparity between the number of people who need addiction treatment and those who seek it. This leaves many people wondering how this could ever be the…

Overcoming Codependency

Overcoming Codependency

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD read more Published: December 1, 2021 Updated: December 29, 2021 Mental health concerns often intersect with substance use disorders. This is evident in the behavioral problem of codependency. Many times these two conditions exist side by side. This makes…

The Science of Psychological Dependence

The Science of Psychological Dependence

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Colin Moore Colin Moore read more Published: November 30, 2021 Updated: November 30, 2021 For someone who doesn’t suffer from an addiction, it’s easy to think, “Anyone can quit with the right willpower.” The reality is that it’s not that simple. Physical and psychological dependence make it nearly impossible…

bipolar disorder and alcohol

Bipolar Disorder and Alcohol

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Colin Moore Colin Moore read more Published: November 30, 2021 Updated: December 29, 2021 Self-medicating is often a precursor to addiction, especially for a person struggling with bipolar disorder. Bipolar disorder and addiction can lead to a mental and physical dependency that makes life unmanageable. It’s essential to understand…

physical and psychological alcohol effects

Physical and Psychological Alcohol Effects

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Colin Moore Colin Moore read more Published: November 30, 2021 Updated: November 30, 2021   Alcoholism causes a variety of psychological and physical symptoms. While some are easier to spot than others, alcohol effects take a physical and mental toll. It’s vital to receive help from an alcohol addiction…

why go to rehab during the holidays

Why Go to Rehab During the Holidays?

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD read more Published: November 3, 2021 Updated: October 26, 2021 The holidays are often considered to be a joyous time. Family and friends get together and celebrate, enjoy each other’s company, and create new memories. But for a person…