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: October 26, 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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How to Celebrate National Recovery Month

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Colin Moore Colin Moore read more Published: October 3, 2021 Updated: October 8, 2021 The observance of National Recovery Month happens every year in September. The purpose of National Recovery Month is to identify effective recovery practices, highlight the achievements with the recovery community and acknowledge the dedication of…

The Importance of 90 Day Rehab Programs

The Importance of 90-Day Rehab Programs

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: September 4, 2021 Updated: September 4, 2021 Many rehab centers that offer inpatient programs include options for up to 90 days. Long-term residential treatment gives people who struggle with addiction intensive therapy. It also provides the tools that they need to overcome addiction and remain sober. Learn more about…

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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5 Steps to Recovery From Drug & Alcohol Addiction

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: July 23, 2021 Updated: July 28, 2021 There are many complicated reasons people develop addictions to drugs and alcohol. Depending on a harmful chemical to feel functional when that chemical is destroying your ability to function is ironic and difficult to stomach. But, whatever strategy or program appeals to…

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How To Stick To a Relapse Prevention Program

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: January 11, 2021 Updated: August 18, 2021 At Crestview Recovery in Oregon, we provide tools for our clients to succeed during and after our addiction recovery program. A relapse prevention plan outlines your triggers and ideas on how to avoid them. It also contains practical ways to overcome cravings to…

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Myths About Addiction Treatment

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: January 3, 2021 Updated: March 26, 2021 Addiction is both a physical and psychological concern. Although addiction has been studied for decades, many people rely on anecdotal information to form their understanding of addiction. At Crestview Recovery, we encourage you to reach out to us about our addiction rehab…

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How Getting Sober Can Change Your Life

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: December 11, 2020 Updated: December 11, 2020 For many people who are dealing with addiction, getting sober is a major goal in life. However, just wanting to be sober is not enough to get you there. Having a specific goal can push you toward action, like seeking out professional…

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Substance Abuse Counseling Information

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: December 5, 2020 Updated: December 5, 2020 The best way to begin the addiction recovery process is to seek out quality substance abuse counseling. Each person who enters addiction treatment has his or her own story and personal needs. For this reason, it’s crucial to find a treatment facility…