Sexual Health in Recovery

Sexual Health in Recovery

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: October 28, 2021 Updated: November 29, 2021 Addiction is a vast and complex condition. Becoming dependant on addictive drugs causes people to lose their sex drive and rely only on drugs for a dopamine release. Using harmful amounts of psychoactive chemicals causes the brain to release a powerful and…

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Can Holidays Trigger Drug & Alcohol Relapse?

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD read more Published: July 2, 2021 Updated: July 28, 2021 The summer holiday season can be a joyous, festive time of year. But for people in recovery, the holiday season can also be overwhelming as there is the fear…

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Alcohol Rehab Program Near Bainbridge

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: January 24, 2021 Updated: March 31, 2021 Think about all that you have lost to your alcohol addiction. Even if you are still able to work and participate in your family members’ lives, you may still find yourself struggling with health, mental wellbeing, and your future. Our alcohol rehab…

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Drug Rehab Program Near Anacortes

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: January 10, 2021 Updated: March 31, 2021 What can a good drug rehab center near Anacortes do for you? If you are using illicit drugs, such as cocaine, heroin, or opioids, or are struggling with addiction to prescription drugs, our treatment program can change your future and give you…

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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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Hosting Sober Friendly Holiday Gatherings

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: December 26, 2020 Updated: November 22, 2020 The holidays often bring people together to spend time sharing memories and having fun. In some families, alcohol is a significant component of the celebration. If you are working on sober living, you know this is a big risk for you. What…

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Addiction Prevention & Recovery

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: December 14, 2020 Updated: March 25, 2021 Is it possible to prevent addiction from occurring? For some people, the only real way to prevent it from happening is to never engage in drugs and alcohol. If you have a genetic predisposition to it, that makes even minimal use of…

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How To Celebrate National Recovery Month

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: September 1, 2020 Updated: December 4, 2020 Millions of people in the U.S. transformed their lives by going through the process of recovery at an addiction treatment center. National Recovery Month represents a chance for those individuals to celebrate their accomplishments while reflecting on what it took to reach…

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Relapse Prevention Techniques You Can Use Right Away

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: July 6, 2020 Updated: July 21, 2020 If you are concerned about having a relapse or you feel tempted by a past addiction sometimes, there are relapse prevention techniques that you will want to learn. At our alcohol treatment center in Portland, Oregon, we will help you learn more…

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Common Pitfalls in Recovery and How to Avoid Them

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: June 17, 2020 Updated: July 9, 2020 One of the things that you will learn in alcohol addiction rehab is that the road ahead of you is going to be complex, tough, and full of pitfalls. There will be obstacles to overcome, including high-stress situations, people who will not…