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Are You an Addict for Life?

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: February 20, 2021 Updated: January 28, 2021 You’ve heard it at least 100 times or more that once you are addicted, you remain addicted for the rest of your life. In fact, if you speak with a traditional counselor or professional when it comes to drug addiction treatment and…

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Do Drinking and Drug Use Increase the Risk of Disease?

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: February 8, 2021 Updated: January 27, 2021 It has been proven that alcoholism and drug abuse go hand-in-hand with an increased risk of disease. Addiction and the risk of disease will increase as the addicted person becomes obsessed with obtaining and using more drugs and alcohol. The phenomena of mental obsession…

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How Your Addictive Behaviors Impact Your Life

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: January 29, 2021 Updated: December 30, 2020 Addiction can occur in many forms and affect many areas of your life. By and large, alcohol use disorder (AUD) and drug addiction are the most common substance use disorders affecting Americans. Recognizing the damaging effects of substance abuse can drive you…

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Do You Need Help From An Inpatient Treatment Program?

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: January 15, 2021 Updated: March 25, 2021 Once you decide to get help for your drug or alcohol use disorder, you have to select an outpatient or inpatient treatment program in the Portland area. At Crestview Recovery, inpatient care involves living in our facility while you attend a number of therapy…

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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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Am I A Drug Addict?

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: December 27, 2020 Updated: March 31, 2021 It isn’t easy coming to terms with the fact that you depend on a dangerous drug in order to feel normal. One of the things that makes drug and alcohol addiction so dangerous is that when people realize they are addicted, they…

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The Science of Psychological Dependence

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: December 19, 2020 Updated: March 31, 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 to quit without help. Sure, ending physical…

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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…

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Sexual Health in Recovery

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: November 17, 2020 Updated: November 17, 2020 When you are entering rehab, thoughts of sex are likely far off. You are trying to survive and get well. However, as you go through residential rehab treatment and enter the relapse prevention phase, thoughts of sexual health in recovery from addiction may…

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6 Signs of Alcoholism

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: October 11, 2020 Updated: January 19, 2021 Most health associations classify alcoholism as a disease. Unlike alcohol abuse, one of the most classic signs of alcoholism is the inability to limit how often and how much one drinks. This pattern of uncontrollable drinking oftentimes consumes every aspect of an…