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showing how to involve your family in treatment

We do not live in a vacuum, Everything we do has some type of impact on those who love us and interact with us. Addiction and mental health issues are often thought to be individual problems but they are family disorders. Your family played a role in you becoming who…

woman making small everyday changes for 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…

two people at an lgbtq specific treatment program

Those in the LGBTQ community can face unique challenges when it comes to overcoming addiction issues. Whether these include conflicts with family, isolation from peers, or past traumatic experiences, members of this community would benefit from targeted therapy during treatment. In addition, if an individual is struggling with both addiction…

man in a life skills therapy program

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…

people spreading love and not covid

The COVID-19 pandemic has not relented during 2020. As we approach the holiday season, it can be difficult to know how to connect with others and spread love instead of COVID. At Westwind Recovery®, we believe that support is essential for those who are working to overcome addiction issues. Isolation…

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