Tag Archives: addiction recovery

Coping Skills for Opiate Addiction

Coping Skills for Opiate Addiction

5 ways to prevent opiate addiction relapse: developing coping skills for opiate addiction Developing healthy coping skills is an essential step in recovering from opiate addiction. Dealing with the uncomfortable cravings and urges that come with opiate withdrawal is one of the...
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11/01 2016
How Addiction Affects Families

How Addiction Affects Families

Drug and alcohol abuse does not only affect the addict, but their family as well. When recovery starts, the whole family should show support. Family therapy is a good opportunity for individuals struggling with an addiction and their families to understand the...
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10/05 2016
Rehab Recovery Programs and Therapy

Rehab Recovery Programs and Therapy

Addiction recovery programs at White Sands Treatment Center offers addicts help and hope. Living a substance-free life may seem daunting at first, but it is possible to manage substance addiction. Area recovery programs can help sufferers end their cycle of addiction to...
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08/09 2016
10 Coping Skills for Addiction Recovery

10 Coping Skills for Addiction Recovery

Recovering from a drug or alcohol addiction is an extraordinary feat, but maintaining sobriety can be an overwhelming task for many. It’s important to learn the appropriate tools and coping skills necessary in order to avoid a relapse and life your life...
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07/25 2016
Sober Summer Tips

Sober Summer Tips

Now that Summer is well on its way, it can be difficult to find sober activities to do when you’re off from school or just looking for something fun to do on the weekends. Summer is the time for parties, vacations and...
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07/18 2016
Exercise through Addiction

Exercise through Addiction

The use of drugs and alcohol will deposit higher than normal levels of dopamine into the reward center of the brain. This event is what produces the initial “high” with feelings of euphoria and well-being. It is also a primary reason why...
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06/24 2016
Stages of Change in Recovery

Stages of Change in Recovery

Although recovering from addiction is unique to each individual, there are some basic similarities. Once an individual decides to stop using drugs or alcohol they will begin to experience different stages as they progress toward sobriety. Recovering from addiction involves much more...
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03/30 2016
Drug Rehab Centers in Florida

Drug Rehab Centers in Florida

Drug rehab centers in Florida understand that overcoming a drug or alcohol addiction is never easy. A range of treatment programs are needed to ensure successful discontinuation and recovery. The addiction treatment process often begins with a detoxification phase, followed by rehabilitation, relapse...
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03/14 2016
Relapse Warning Signs

Relapse Warning Signs

Going through the recovery process for alcohol or drug addiction is an arduous process on many levels. When an addict finishes his initial treatment program he will begin long-term care. Long-term care is something that an addict does for the rest of...
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03/04 2016