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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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How Support Groups for Addiction Recovery Can Help

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: April 5, 2022 Updated: April 25, 2022 Upon beginning addiction treatment at Crestview Recovery, you’re going to feel the support from the staff as well as your peers. One of the keys to recovery is seeking strong recovery support groups, which begins in treatment. When you’re in active addiction,…

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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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Substance Abuse Group Topics

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD read more Published: September 29, 2021 Updated: October 19, 2021 Rehab provides you the opportunity to attend therapy groups. It’s an invaluable opportunity. However, are you curious to know what goes on in these groups? For example, what are…

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Common Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: February 21, 2020 Updated: February 20, 2020 Some alcoholics avoid addiction treatment because they worry about the severity of alcohol withdrawal symptoms. Medically supervised detox makes it possible to give up drinking safely and comfortably. However, many question what exactly is withdrawal like and what happens after? Understanding the…

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Effects of Cocaine Use

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: January 26, 2020 Updated: January 23, 2020 Cocaine is a schedule II drug that physicians occasionally prescribe for its stimulant properties. Users may abuse cocaine for its rapid-onset high, but there are also several adverse effects of cocaine. These effects are physical and psychological, and they can be both…

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5 Treatment Options Offered at a Drug Rehab in Castle Rock WA

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: April 9, 2019 Updated: May 15, 2019 Making the decision to attend drug rehab in Castle Rock WA can be difficult, especially when it comes to understanding what types of treatment is offered. While all rehabs offer unique programs, many will provide services such as inpatient programs, therapy, and outpatient…

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How Long Do Adderall Withdrawal Symptoms Last

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: January 19, 2019 Updated: August 18, 2021 One of the main reasons why people don’t seek rehab for Adderall addiction is because they’re afraid of withdrawal. Fearing withdrawal is normal because of the discomfort that it causes. However, people can take comfort in the fact that withdrawal doesn’t last…