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Understanding Relapse Triggers In Recovery

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Relapsing in addiction recovery usually starts with a relapse trigger, which is something that elicits an intense feeling for using the substance they were addicted to.  What Does it Mean to Relapse from Addiction Recovery? A relapse in addiction recovery is when someone starts using either the same drug/alcohol they were originally addicted to or … Read more

Why Is Self-Care Important?

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Self-Care is important because it helps keep mental health at optimum levels. Without self-care, burnout, depression, and anxiety are likely outcomes of everyday life. What is Self-Care? Self-care is quite aptly named since it is the entire range of things that are considered caring for yourself. You can think of it as anything people do … Read more

How to Choose the Best Rehab

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Choosing the best rehab starts with deciding what your rehab goals are. Then assess the time commitment you can manage, and narrow down your options. If you’re reading this, it’s likely that you or someone you love is struggling with addiction. Addiction is a debilitating disease that can destroy lives and tear families apart. But … Read more

Dual-Diagnosis: Mental Health and Addiction

Dual-Diagnosis: Mental Health and Addiction

What is Dual-Diagnosis?  When a person has dual diagnoses they suffer from both mental illness and substance use disorder. People who suffer from both can use substances to self-medicate the symptoms they are suffering from caused by their mental illness. When a person is suffering from dual-diagnosis both conditions need to be treated together. It … Read more

How Can Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings Help?

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How does Alcoholics Anonymous help deal with alcoholism? You and everyone else who wants to recover from addiction need to know the many benefits of AA. The first thing to keep in mind is that you can get help to overcome alcohol addiction in many ways. There are detox programs, rehab center programs, in-person AA meetings … Read more

How to Find the Right Long Island Rehab

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Searching For the Right Long Island Rehab? Everyone needs access to a superior quality rehab. Long Island Rehabs provides the kind of essential quality that you demand. We employ the latest evidence-based treatment options. Sound, established science informs everything that we do. Your search for the best Long Island rehab ends here. Let us dig … Read more

5 Relapse Prevention Strategies and Techniques

5 Relapse Prevention Strategies and Techniques

Strategies and Techniques to Prevent Relapse You’ve completed addiction treatment. Now it’s time to re-enter the world. You will want some relapse prevention strategies and techniques first. Maybe you’ve been drug-free for some time now and you’re just looking for tips. No matter what your circumstances, if you are in recovery, then knowing how to … Read more