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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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How To Recognize Signs of Eating Disorders

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: January 5, 2021 Updated: March 26, 2021 There are many types of disordered eating habits, but a diagnosable eating disorder affects the social and occupational functioning of the patient in profound, sometimes life-threatening ways. Eating disorders often begin with the desire to become more attractive, confident, healthy, or in…

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What Is Seasonal Depression?

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: January 1, 2021 Updated: July 21, 2021 According to the National Institute of Health, seasonal affective disorder (SAD), also called seasonal depression, is a form of depression triggered during specific seasons. Depression may also cause you or a loved one to self-medicate with drugs or alcohol. Some individuals reach…

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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 Forgive Yourself

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: December 8, 2020 Updated: March 25, 2021 Addiction causes our loved ones to act like people we don’t know. Chemical dependency results from genetic factors, trauma, mental health issues, life circumstances, and underdeveloped coping mechanisms. If you have a loved one who has developed a chemical dependency with harmful…

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Does My Loved One Have a Process Addiction?

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: August 25, 2020 Updated: September 28, 2020 Addiction can appear in many forms. Physical symptoms of withdrawal are common in certain types of addiction, but people with process (behavioral) addictions do not experience physical withdrawal. A process addiction involves the compulsive urge to engage in a particular behavior regardless…

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Do I Have Anxiety? Here’s What to Consider

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: July 15, 2020 Updated: July 21, 2020 If you are asking yourself if you have anxiety, you are not alone in your concerns. A lot of people struggle with mental health issues like anxiety and depression. It is normal for someone to be anxious at times, as well, but…

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Coping With Loneliness: Here’s What To Do

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: July 8, 2020 Updated: July 21, 2020 During a pandemic, or even during times when you do not have people close to you, you can feel alone. That lonely feeling bothers some people more than others, and if you are affected by it, it can be very uncomfortable. But…

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Stress Management Techniques Can Help You Feel Better

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: July 7, 2020 Updated: July 21, 2020 If you are like a lot of people, you are facing more stress than you would like to have in your everyday life. Your job might be stressful, or you could be having issues with your family, education, finances, a health problem,…