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people donating to charity - addiction
It almost goes without saying that an addiction to drugs or alcohol upends your ability to be your best self. When all your energy is turned toward maintaining your habit, you simply do not have the bandwidth to take the needs and feelings of others into account. In fact, you may not even really notice...
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Woman and man doing yoga - recovery yoga
You might be surprised to discover that Bel Aire Recovery Center offers yoga for folks who are going through substance use disorder treatment at our facility. It might seem as though we are just trying to grab onto a trend as a way to entice you into choosing our center over other options for treatment....
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Pill - Xanax
Some prescription drugs become well known in popular culture, especially drugs related to the treatment of anxiety. Any number of neurotic or anxious characters who appear in comedies—think of any character ever played by Woody Allen, for example—may namecheck a pharmaceutical to get a laugh. Use and Misuse Xanax, a drug often prescribed for anxiety,...
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Plant growing from brick - hope
Sometimes the fear of the unknown is enough to discourage us from getting help—even when we know we need it. But other times, it isn’t the unknown that scares us. It’s what we think we know that can be problematic. Avoiding the Unknown Maybe you have been avoiding a new restaurant in your neighborhood because...
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Dinner - Holidays
The Holidays and Addiction You have probably noticed that the holiday season is nearly upon us. For some people, that is exciting news. They love the big end-of- year holidays with the gatherings and the big meals and the presents and all the trappings of the season (though this year, we would urge you to...
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young adult woman and man looking at laptop together - help
If you love someone who is struggling with a substance use disorder, you already know the ways in which drugs and alcohol can turn a person’s life upside down and make it difficult for them to deal with even the most mundane parts of their day. They are probably underperforming at work or school; they...
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illustration of woman missing puzzle pieces that are outside of her - experiential therapy
For many people who have experienced hurtful relationships—including relationships that have led to trauma that might underlie a substance use disorder—going back and re-experiencing those relationships probably sounds like a terrible idea. These negative experiences were bad enough the first time. What could possibly be productive about revisiting them? Revisiting Through Experiential Therapy The answer,...
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woman sitting on bed with her dog while drinking coffee - routines
When a person is in the grip of a substance use disorder, odds are their daily routine centers around just one thing: drugs or alcohol. Serving the addiction becomes the number one priority. Eventually, the substance use disorder will dictate the routines—upending a person’s job, relationships, education, and more. Routine in Recovery On the flip...
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silhouette of exhausted woman on stationary bike - substitute addictions
Substitutions When it comes to substitutions, some are good and some are bad and some are complicated. Substituting a new player for a tired or injured player in sports: good. Substitute teachers: bad (though it’s no picnic for them, either). Sugar substitutes: pluses and minuses. In the context of substance use disorder recovery, substitute addictions...
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