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Inpatient Drug Rehab Center in Portland, Oregon

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: May 16, 2022 Updated: May 19, 2022 Before choosing a treatment facility, you should research different levels of care. Medical professionals generally recommend inpatient rehab for most individuals, for a variety of good reasons, including: A history of chronic relapses A risky home environment or social circle Issues with…

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Why You Should Start Your Addiction Treatment at Crestview Recovery in Portland

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: May 12, 2022 Updated: May 19, 2022 Crestview Recovery in Portland, Oregon provides compassionate and effective recovery programs for men and women over 18 struggling with addiction or other mental health disorders. The number of mental health cases continues to rise in the Pacific Northwest. Portland in particular is…

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Substance Abuse Group Therapy Activities Can Help You Succeed

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: May 4, 2022 Updated: May 19, 2022 Getting help for substance abuse is very valuable. One of the ways to get good advice is through interaction with others who are facing the same issues. Substance abuse group therapy activities can be an essential part of that interaction. While experts…

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Why Seek Early Intervention for Opioid Addiction?

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: March 25, 2022 Updated: March 15, 2022 Millions of individuals living in the United States abuse prescription opioid medications. For many, the abuse begins after doctors prescribe opiates for pain relief, often following a surgery or injury. These medications offer effective short-term relief when patients use them in small…

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Understanding Levels of Care During Drug & Alcohol Addiction Treatment

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: March 23, 2022 Updated: March 15, 2022 One should always be careful when looking at addiction treatment options for themselves or a loved one. There are many different options out there, and some are more beneficial than others. Not only does the level of care make a difference, but…

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Understanding What Happens in Alcohol Detox

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: March 14, 2022 Updated: March 15, 2022 If you want to recover from alcohol abuse or alcoholism, you need to complete a detox. An alcohol detox is the first step toward lifelong sobriety. A great place to start is by learning more about what detox entails, the goals of…

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An Overview of Substance Abuse Problems in the U.S.

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: March 12, 2022 Updated: March 15, 2022 If you or a loved one are fighting substance abuse, you should know that quality substance abuse treatment can help. Before you begin searching for a local addiction center, remember that not all facilities can provide the same level of care. Substance…

Defining Substance Dependence

Defining Substance Dependence

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD read more Published: January 2, 2022 Updated: January 5, 2022 What does it mean to have an addiction? When is it obvious? What signs should I be looking for? Is it serious? Should I be worried that I have…

How Dual Diagnosis Treatment Centers Work

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD read more Published: December 1, 2021 Updated: December 1, 2021 Therapists at dual diagnosis treatment centers recognize that co-occurring disorders are at the root of some substance abuse cases. If this is true for you or a loved one, you…

Overcoming Labels

Overcoming Labels

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD read more Published: December 1, 2021 Updated: December 1, 2021 When you are facing addiction, or you know someone who is, you often realize that there are a lot of labels that get placed on people who struggle with…