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Small Changes You Can Make in Your Everyday Life During Recovery

For those in recovery from addiction to drugs and alcohol, returning to everyday life after treatment can be a challenge. Making this transition involves going from an inpatient treatment center where you may have had support 24/7 to a life where you might only attend meetings once or twice a week. To make this transition… Continue Reading Small Changes You Can Make in Your Everyday Life During Recovery

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Transitioning From Inpatient To Outpatient Addiction Treatment

Many people associate addiction treatment with residential rehab. In this setting, clients spend thirty to ninety days living in a treatment center where they will eat, sleep, and participate in group and individual therapy. However, there are several other models of treatment. Outpatient addiction treatment is a good option for those who have completed an… Continue Reading Transitioning From Inpatient To Outpatient Addiction Treatment

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5 Things You Need in a Luxury Inpatient Addiction Treatment Center

It isn’t always easy to know when you should seek out inpatient addiction treatment. Additionally, you might wonder if a luxury addiction treatment center will offer you a greater chance at success. Residential rehab may seem too intense for the type of problems you believe you are dealing with, or you may fear what going… Continue Reading 5 Things You Need in a Luxury Inpatient Addiction Treatment Center

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How To Get The Most Out Of Life Skills Therapy

When a person is dealing with a mental health disorder or an addiction, they may have lost some necessary life skills. Addiction can take quite a bit from an individual, and losing the skills that are required to get and keep a job or take care of daily responsibilities can make life a challenge. An… Continue Reading How To Get The Most Out Of Life Skills Therapy

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What Can Chronic Pain Managament Therapy Teach?

Chronic pain can consume your life, leaving no room for anything else. In some instances, trying to control the pain can lead to dangerous drugs that can fuel addiction. What is needed to gain control is a combination of medication management and chronic pain management therapy. There is no one approach to every kind of pain, because… Continue Reading What Can Chronic Pain Managament Therapy Teach?

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What Are Different Activities in Adventure Therapy?

Treatment for substance abuse issues will look different for every individual. Someone who is struggling with alcohol addiction will require a different treatment plan than someone in treatment for opioid addiction. At Westwind Recovery®, we offer a wide range of therapies for our clients. Every individual in our care receives a personalized treatment plan that… Continue Reading What Are Different Activities in Adventure Therapy?

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What Should You Look For in a Private Luxury One-on-One Care Facility?

For many of those who struggle with substance abuse, privacy during treatment is a high priority. There are a number of reasons why an individual might want privacy as they go through a treatment program. They might have a high-profile job and do not want their team members or members of the public knowing that… Continue Reading What Should You Look For in a Private Luxury One-on-One Care Facility?

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The Dangers of Alcohol and Exercise

You wouldn’t think that alcohol and exercise go together, but the truth is, people who exercise more also tend to drink more. This may not seem like a problem. Wouldn’t exercise work off the alcohol? However, this combination can be a problem for many reasons, and there’s science behind it. Whether you’re celebrating after completing… Continue Reading The Dangers of Alcohol and Exercise

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3 Common Myths About Addiction Treatment

When you are ready to get help for your addiction, it might seem like an uphill battle. There are many common myths that center around addiction treatment. These myths about addiction treatment can make you question whether you should get help or are even worthy of support. Learn more about three of the most common… Continue Reading 3 Common Myths About Addiction Treatment

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10 Ways Sober Living Homes Strengthen Your Recovery

Sober living is a recovery stage that occurs after a person completes detoxification (detox) and when they are ready for a treatment program. It offers a period of transition in which a person with substance abuse issues receives the tools and guidance that can help them return to a fully independent lifestyle without abusing drugs.… Continue Reading 10 Ways Sober Living Homes Strengthen Your Recovery