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How Can a Substance Abuse Counselor Help You?

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: April 5, 2022 Updated: April 25, 2022 Substance abuse counselors specialize in helping people with addictions to drugs and alcohol. They provide support and guidance to their clients, as well as treatment plans and therapy sessions. Many substance abuse counselors have backgrounds in psychology, which gives them the knowledge…

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What Makes a Good Substance Abuse Treatment Center?

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: March 21, 2022 Updated: March 15, 2022 Whether you want help with addiction for yourself or a loved one, recovery is possible. Individuals who suffer from addiction can get proper care and support at substance abuse treatment centers.  Substance abuse treatment centers are facilities where people suffering from addiction…

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An Overview of Substance Abuse Problems in the U.S.

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: March 12, 2022 Updated: March 15, 2022 If you or a loved one are fighting substance abuse, you should know that quality substance abuse treatment can help. Before you begin searching for a local addiction center, remember that not all facilities can provide the same level of care. Substance…

Defining Substance Dependence

Defining Substance Dependence

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD read more Published: January 2, 2022 Updated: January 5, 2022 What does it mean to have an addiction? When is it obvious? What signs should I be looking for? Is it serious? Should I be worried that I have…

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How to Celebrate National Recovery Month

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Colin Moore Colin Moore read more Published: October 3, 2021 Updated: October 8, 2021 The observance of National Recovery Month happens every year in September. The purpose of National Recovery Month is to identify effective recovery practices, highlight the achievements with the recovery community and acknowledge the dedication of…

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Benzodiazepine Addiction

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Colin Moore Colin Moore read more Published: September 29, 2021 Updated: October 19, 2021 Commonly known as tranquilizers, benzodiazepines affect the central nervous system in order to reduce anxiety and create feelings of intense relaxation. Doctors prescribe benzodiazepines in extremely large numbers, and they rank among the most commonly…

Do I Need Dual Diagnosis Treatment for Mental Health and Substance Abuse

Do I Need Dual Diagnosis Treatment for Mental Health and Substance Abuse

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 Chemical dependence and mental health concerns are interwoven. Sometimes medications that relieve symptoms of a mental health issue affect cognition, motivation, and functionality. Crestview’s treatment program for people with…

The Dangers of Codependency

The Dangers of Codependency

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: September 3, 2021 Updated: September 3, 2021 A codependent relationship involves two people who rely on each other in unhealthy ways that limit the potential for growth in each individual. Codependency is often mistaken for love, acceptance, selflessness, and loyalty. However, it is born out of guilt, loneliness, fear,…

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Alcohol Rehab Center Near Battle Ground

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: February 23, 2021 Updated: March 31, 2021 Alcohol addiction damages relationships, physical health, and mental health. It is the type of health condition that’s hard to control, especially once dependence sets in. In our alcohol rehab center near Battle Ground, we offer a treatment plan designed for real improvement.…