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Are You Struggling With Your Mental Health?

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: January 9, 2021 Updated: March 25, 2021 Struggling with mental wellness can become an all-consuming battle. When you know something is off but don’t know how to deal with it, life becomes much more difficult. There’s a clear connection between mental health and wellness. At Crestview Recovery in Portland,…

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Common Co-Occurring Issues Faced by Women

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: January 7, 2021 Updated: March 26, 2021 At Crestview Recovery in Oregon, we offer dual diagnosis treatment and a gender-specific women’s rehab center so that women can address co-occurring issues in a safe space. We offer a women-only program because many women feel safer in groups of other women. Contact Crestview Recovery…

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What are Co-Occurring Disorders

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: December 13, 2020 Updated: March 31, 2021 Medical professionals refer to having a mental illness as well as an addiction as co-occurring disorders. Many people who suffer from addiction have some mental illness due to addiction or as a pre-existing condition. One of the leading risk factors for developing…

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How To Deal With Both Mental Health Disorders & Addiction 

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: November 20, 2020 Updated: October 27, 2020 Addiction is often paired with mental health disorders. You may learn that you have one as you start working through addiction treatment. Yet, you may be unsure what steps to take to manage both conditions and find your way forward to living…

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PTSD and Dual Diagnosis: When You Need More Help

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: June 1, 2020 Updated: June 23, 2020 Post-traumatic stress disorder, PTSD, is a condition that many people develop when they are facing intensely stressful situations. In some cases, those with PTSD will struggle to manage the symptoms of their condition and turn to drugs or alcohol to find a…

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Substance Abuse Group Therapy Activities Can Help You Succeed

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: May 11, 2020 Updated: May 26, 2020 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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Effects of Alcohol on Young Adults

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: March 4, 2019 Updated: April 4, 2019 For many, college is a time of exploration and the first opportunity to spread their wings away from home. For some, however, it turns into a dangerous time filled with substance abuse. There are far-reaching effects of alcohol on young adults. However,…

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Is Heroin a Stimulant?

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: February 8, 2019 Updated: March 20, 2020 Heroin is an illegal recreational drug that is in the opioid class. It is a highly addictive substance made from opium poppy sap. Describing it does not answer the question “is heroin a stimulant?” What this does do is shed light on…

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Vicoprofen vs Percocet

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: January 3, 2019 Updated: February 19, 2021 When it comes to pain relief, doctors prescribe few drugs more than Vicodin and Percocet. What some people don’t know is that there are different versions of Vicodin, including Vicoprofen. Since they aren’t as familiar with this pain-relieving medication, they often debate…