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How To Stick To a Relapse Prevention Program

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: January 11, 2021 Updated: March 26, 2021 At Crestview Recovery in Oregon, we provide tools for our clients to succeed during and after our addiction recovery program. A relapse prevention plan outlines your triggers and ideas on how to avoid them. It also contains practical ways to overcome cravings to…

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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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What Alcohol Withdrawal is Like

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: December 3, 2020 Updated: March 31, 2021 To end an addiction to alcohol, you will have to go through withdrawal. Sadly, many individuals are so worried about what alcohol withdrawal will be like that they choose not to get sober at all—having a better understanding of what to expect…

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Sexual Health in Recovery

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: November 17, 2020 Updated: November 17, 2020 When you are entering rehab, thoughts of sex are likely far off. You are trying to survive and get well. However, as you go through residential rehab treatment and enter the relapse prevention phase, thoughts of sexual health in recovery from addiction may…

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Aftercare

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: October 3, 2020 Updated: January 19, 2021 If you or someone you care about struggles with addiction, then you probably already know all about detox and rehab. Treating addiction is critical, and the first few weeks are certainly very important. However, sobriety is a lifetime goal. That means that…

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3 Ways to Break Bad Habits During Recovery

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: September 11, 2020 Updated: December 4, 2020 Breaking bad habits and forming new ones is a good strategy for long-term addiction recovery. Often times, habits form without any type of planning. You may make promises to yourself to stop these habits, but over time, your willpower decreases. That can limit…

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Why Is Rehab Important? Do You Really Need It?

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: June 17, 2020 Updated: July 9, 2020 A question that many people have is “Why is rehab important to the recovery process?” Many people wonder what rehab can offer to them that they cannot get or achieve on their own. It is also common for people to believe they…

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The Importance of Healthy Habits in Recovery and How to Achieve Them

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: May 13, 2020 Updated: May 27, 2020 Drug addiction recovery is a difficult process that requires you to focus heavily on yourself and change adverse behaviors into positive ones. As a result, you need to understand the healthy habits in recovery that are necessary for your overall treatment success.…

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Relapse Prevention

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: May 22, 2017 Updated: June 22, 2020 Relapse prevention after rehab takes more than willpower. You need to plan early to be strong against cravings and triggers that will inevitably happen. Having a solid plan like this will help you through stress, social struggles and other times that test…