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Relationship Between Sleep and Addiction
Sleep & Addiction intersect in all sorts of ways. Good and bad. Poor sleep makes addiction more likely to start. Poor sleep can worsen the problems associated with addiction. Poor sleep makes relapsing after treatment more likely. On the other hand… Good sleep can keep addictions away. Good sleep helps us fight addictions. Good sleep...
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There’s no shortage of problems spawned by the pandemic. One deserves more attention than it’s getting, even now. Those suffering from addiction to opioids are worse off than they were in January. While we still don’t know the true cost nationwide, it’s worth talking about the problem, and what (if anything) we can do to...
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Addiction Physical Effects
Something that surprises many of our clients is the importance of diet in rehabilitation. Why? Addiction has one of the most damaging effects possible on our bodies. Restoring a healthy diet goes a long way toward recovering from the addiction. A healthy body helps promote a healthy mind. And a healthy mind is what you’ll...
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Alcohol Recovery and Depression
What happens if you’re in recovery from alcoholism…but still feel depressed? Depression and alcoholism have a long history together. Some people use alcohol to “self-medicate” when depressed, hoping to numb the pain. It may work for a while…however, alcohol is a “depressant” to the body. Which means it can make pre-existing mental health issues worse....
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Detox from Substance Use
Ever wondered about the term “detox?” What does it mean? What does it involve? Is it as bad as the horror stories you see online? This post will discuss the ins and outs of detox. What it is, how the process works, and what to realistically expect. Too many people view detox as a horrible...
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Goals Review
How are those New Year’s Resolutions going? Be honest. Some of you already faltered. Couldn’t get to the gym, ate too much ice cream (all week long). It’s okay. No judgement here. We’re human too. We’ve been there. In fact, we have some good news for you. The good news is—you can “restart” a resolution...
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