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The Importance of Gratitude in Addiction Recovery

June 21, 2023 Natalie Hutchison 0

Content How to Cultivate Gratitude and Reap the Rewards in Your Recovery Humility and Gratitude in Recovery Things to Be Grateful for in Recovery Gratitude is Good for Your Body, Mind, and Spirit Support Our Mission If individuals are grateful to be on the road to recovery, then it’s less likely they will relapse because they are empowered to move forward. A grateful attitude means they can face the challenges that are before them. Although issues may arise, they view it as a chance to grow rather than an obstacle. This positive way of thinking helps them reach their recovery goals. Gratitude is the way you settle into appreciation for everything recovery has give in you in life, showing that you’re pleased with the way your life is going. When you move into gratitude, you recognize the immense gift which has been granted to you in recovery. Those community support […]

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Making Amends

April 21, 2023 Sara Wise 0

Content I’m In Recovery Guilt and Grief: Making A Living Amends What Are Living Amends? And How Do You Make Them? Benefits of Making a Living Trust What Is the Best Way to Make Amends? Regardless, you’ll have to come to terms with this, acknowledge any wrongdoing—even if it’s a private entry in a daily journal—and adjust your behavior or action as to not harm anyone else in the same ways. Living amends is a concept linked to addiction recovery and part of the twelve-step program for sober living. In simple terms, it means taking responsibility for the person you used to be and how you caused harm to the people in your life who care about you. If you’re familiar with substance use recovery and 12-step programs, the idea of “living amends” might ring a bell. When you cannot directly make up for something to the person you hurt, […]

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11 Tips To Help You Stay Sober

October 20, 2022 Samaneh Rohanimanesh 0

Content Have a Buddy You Can Call for Support What Percentage Of AA Members Stay Sober? Work on Your Relationships with Friends and Family Live in the now. Stay calm whatever happens Embrace change. Per current guidelines, we see clients weekly for the first month. All treatment plans are personally tailored to each individual patient and your visits will ultimately be at the discretion of your doctor and councilors. People who enabled your use in the past may do so again in the future. Sober living homes provide a safe and drug-free environment for you to live in while you recover from addiction. Some sober living homes are run by treatment centers, while others are independent. There are also sober living homes for specific populations, such as women or men. There are many reasons why people become addicted to drugs or alcohol. Some use drugs to cope with stress, anxiety, […]

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Can I have a glass of wine or drink other alcohol on my anticoagulant? Blood Clots

February 11, 2021 Natalie Hutchison 0

Content What happens when you mix Xarelto and alcohol? How Long Does Alcohol Affect Blood? Does Alcohol Thin Your Blood? Know The Risks Preventing Blood Clots by Overcoming Alcohol Abuse Thin blood from disrupted clotting can increase the risk of excessive bleeding. When this occurs, the blood can’t clot properly, increasing the risk of blood loss. Alcohol can thin your blood by preventing cells from sticking together and creating clots. A total of 441,128 individuals with 10,221 VTE cases were included in these 10 studies. As females retain more alcohol in the bloodstream than males, they are at higher risk of developing problems from combining alcohol with medications. This interference can lower platelet numbers and have serious consequences, like increasing the risk of bleeding and stroke. You should not mix Pradaxa and alcohol unless your doctor has specifically said this is OK. These associations also remained after additional adjustment for BMI […]

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Naltrexone for Alcoholism

October 22, 2020 Sara Wise 0

Content Project Timeline Advisory: Prescribing Pharmacotherapies for Patients With Alcohol Use Disorder Medical Professionals NEED HELP PREPARING FOR TREATMENT? When seeking professional help, it is important that you feel respected and understood and that you have a feeling of trust that this person, group, or organization can help you. Remember, though, that relationships with doctors, therapists, and other health professionals can take time to develop. Scientists are working to develop a larger menu of pharmaceutical treatments that could be tailored to individual needs. As more medications become available, people may be able to try multiple medications to find which they respond to best. Acamprosate (Campral) eases withdrawal symptoms — such as insomnia, anxiety, restlessness, and feeling blue — that can last for months after you stop drinking. The sooner you recognize there may be a problem and talk to your healthcare provider, the better your recovery chances. Acamprosate showed no […]

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Alcohol Treatment And Rehab

October 14, 2020 Sara Wise 0

Content Government Treatment Developing Healthy Boundaries Are you struggling with an alcohol problem? Get help today. Benefits of an Alcohol Addiction Treatment Program How Common Is Alcohol Addiction? The Daily IOP is designed for patients who have completed detoxification for chemical dependency but continue to experience moderate difficulty functioning in social, academic, family and vocational settings. Daily IOP is especially designed for patients who may have terminated treatment more than once or who have repeatedly relapsed following treatment. To Noon for four (4) weeks, followed by weekly aftercare for at least eight weeks. Inpatient alcohol rehab treatment is generally more expensive than outpatient treatment. Patients who do not require the close medical and nursing attention of the Inpatient Treatment Program can enter the Day. We surveyed 2,136 American adults who either wanted to stop drinking alcohol or had already tried to (successfully or not). Group therapy, led by a therapist, can give […]

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Alcohol Poisoning: Symptoms, Causes, Complications, and Treatment

October 6, 2020 Sara Wise 0

Content Alcohol Poisoning Definition Safer Drinking Guidelines Alcohol intoxication Who May Be at Risk? Alcohol Poisoning Prevention Following this, if a person is struggling with alcohol abuse in general, it can be best for them to seek out the help of an alcohol addiction treatment center. There are numerous treatment centers throughout the country that can help clients overcome alcoholism. The Hope House is one luxury addiction treatment center that help people conquer alcohol addiction and work toward long-term sobriety. Doctors are likely to use IV fluids, a mixture of vitamins and glucose to prevent brain damage and other physical complications, supplemental oxygen, and anti-seizure medication. If a person is so intoxicated to the point that they are non-responsive, not gasping for air, hyperventilating or not breathing at all, or showing any of the other signs of alcohol poisoning, get help immediately. 76% of alcohol poisoning deaths are among adults […]

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Canadians cite boredom, stress during lockdown as reason for drinking

April 23, 2020 Kelly Vaughen 0

Content How To Stay Sober Around Relatives And Coworkers Who Drink Curious about all the amazing benefits a break from alcohol can bring? Causes of Psychogenic Polydipsia in Dogs What Does It Mean to “Want” Sobriety? Promises Behavioral Health Addiction Treatment Centers Even the things I only ever did sober are unbearable now. Having a professional on your team guiding you through it can help you navigate things in healthy ways while providing you with tools to manage the process without drinking. After years of burying your feelings in alcohol, it’s hard to do this. Your friends are out getting drunk, same as they always do. Meanwhile, you’re at home wondering how many days it would take someone to find your body after you’ve choked on those peanut M&M’s you’ve been knocking back during your latest Netflix binge. When you remove alcohol from your life, you free up all the […]