children of alcoholics

The Effect of Alcohol Abuse on Children of Alcoholics

Alcohol abuse is a serious issue affecting thousands of people in the Pacific Northwest. At Crestview Recovery, we offer both women’s and men’s alcohol rehab so people get the help they need. Yet even while parents are seeking recovery, their children may continue to suffer. Close to 1-in-5 adults today grew up with alcoholic parents. Many…

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Cocaine Overdose Symptoms

Cocaine has long been a popular stimulant that is only available illegally. The substance is derived from the coco plant and grown in South America. It is well known for its short term effect of creating a feeling of euphoria. In addition, it can make a user feel extremely energized, increase sexual desires, and squash…

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What is Rehab Like? Here’s What to Expect

When you need addiction help, and you’re looking for the right place to get it, an Oregon men’s rehab center could be a perfect choice. If you’re not familiar with the rehab experience, though, you could be nervous about what you’ll go through while you are there. Fortunately, you can learn about what rehab will be like…

Underage Drinking Statistics

From teenage years to adulthood, our kids go through tremendous transitions. It puts a lot of stress on our young people. Sometimes, the stress translates to illicit behaviors like taking drugs and drinking while underage. One look at recent underage drinking statistics gives us a pretty clear idea of exactly what kinds of issues we…

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Do I Have An Addictive Personality?

Are you wondering do I have an addictive personality? Understand your personality can be difficult without a second opinion or a set of guidelines to determine how you behave. This is especially important if you believe that you have addictive tendencies or an addictive personality. Knowing the differences between addictive substances vs. having an addictive…

a pill container and pills but what is percocet

What Is Percocet?

The opioid crisis in America has reached peak levels due to many of the prescriptions written in the late 1990s. Physicians were not careful when writing out prescriptions for Percocet, Vicodin, and so on. This led to many people with prescription use disorder. In fact, for many people some prescriptions it was a gateway drug…

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How To Control Anxiety

Anxiety disorders are among the most common mental health disorders in the United States. In fact, approximately 40 million people have some form of anxiety disorder. This could include generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder, panic disorder, and so on. Many people find living with this disorder is crippling. Learning how to control anxiety will…

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Do I Have OCD?

OCD, obsessive-compulsive disorder, has become more and more popular in recent years. People often refer to it in a rather colloquial language and say things like “I am a bit OCD” when they have a habit of tidying up often and excessively or arranging certain objects on their desks in a symmetric way. However, a…