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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…

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Xanax Side Effects

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 Alprazolam (Xanax) is a popular benzodiazepine in the U.S. Like all benzodiazepines, Xanax is a central nervous system depressant designed to calm patients experiencing life-threatening panic episodes. It is…

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.…

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How to Ask For Help With Drug Addiction 

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD read more Published: February 22, 2021 Updated: March 29, 2021 You’ve thought about getting help with your substance abuse for a while, and now you’ve reached one of the hardest milestones in drug and alcohol recovery – asking for…

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Are You an Addict for Life?

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: February 20, 2021 Updated: January 28, 2021 You’ve heard it at least 100 times or more that once you are addicted, you remain addicted for the rest of your life. In fact, if you speak with a traditional counselor or professional when it comes to drug addiction treatment and…

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Alcohol Rehab Center Near Bingen

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: February 19, 2021 Updated: March 31, 2021 Making the decision to invest in an alcohol rehab center near Bingen is a big one, but the opportunities it brings are often worth it. Addiction can damage families and relationships, limit future opportunities, and impact health. For that reason, seeking out…

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What Is the Difference Between Substance Abuse and Addiction?

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: February 18, 2021 Updated: January 28, 2021 The difference between substance abuse and addiction involves the concept of dependency. Physical dependency involves experiencing withdrawal symptoms when a substance is removed from a person’s system. Psychological dependency occurs when a person feels uncomfortable or incomplete without the use of drugs.…