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Addiction and Your Physical Health

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: September 29, 2021 Updated: September 29, 2021 As Covid-19 continues to impact the world, a growing number of addiction specialists are growing concerned. They know that a weak immune system caused by substance abuse can impact their clients’ health and recovery. Even worse, it may leave them open to…

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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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Sex Addiction Rehab

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: December 9, 2020 Updated: May 21, 2021 Much like drugs and alcohol, many people use sex to deal with stress and anxiety. While this is healthy in moderation, factors like past trauma, genetics, and your environment make certain people more likely than others to develop a compulsion for sex…

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Compromised Immune System

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: April 6, 2020 Updated: April 23, 2020 A person with a compromised immune system experiences greater difficulty in fighting off infections and viruses. The results of several studies demonstrate the serious effects of drugs and alcohol on the human immune system.   Treatment programs offer hope for individuals that risk…

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Know the Difference: Dependence Vs Addiction

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: March 23, 2020 Updated: February 25, 2020 There are many ways to look at issues arising from drugs and alcohol. One of those ways is in the context of dependence vs addiction. Understanding the difference between the two is important. That can help determine whether you or a loved…

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Drug Alcohol Addiction Treatment

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: August 5, 2015 Updated: June 22, 2020 Addiction Treatment Options   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…