Everlast Recovery Centers

Month: October 2020

Is There a Guaranteed Approach to Recovery From Addiction That is Effective for Everyone?

Recovery from addiction will look different for everyone seeking treatment. Each person has unique needs or underlying issues that need to be addressed while in recovery. There is no “one-size fits all” approach to recovery that will work for everyone. Some people may work through a 12-step program following detox, while others may use a …

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What Can I Expect From a 12-Step Program?

Many of those in recovery can benefit from Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), Narcotics Anonymous (NA), or other variations on the 12-step model of addiction recovery. These groups can benefit those struggling with addiction by providing a sense of community in recovery while encouraging participants to find purpose in their lives. Twelve-step groups offer a supportive environment …

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How to Help Manage Anger With One Simple Technique

Managing your anger may be difficult. You may “fly off the handle” at daily stressors in life. You may experience “road rage” and find yourself starting fights while driving. When in recovery from addictions, you may have come to a realization that you have difficulty managing anger. You might have turned to substances or alcohol …

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How Can I Stop Smoking While in Recovery From Addictions?

Addictions can range in the ways that they affect our health and quality of life. Addictions to alcohol or drugs can greatly affect the lives of those struggling. Other addictions, like caffeine addiction, may not necessarily be healthy, however, they will likely not impact your life in any profound way. You may be struggling with …

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What are Diversionary Activities in Recovery From Addiction?

Diversionary activities refer to activities that you might want to consider doing to keep your mind off of your addiction. Diversionary activities can help to curb relapse by shifting your focus from your thoughts back to the outside world. By working on activities or hobbies, you can divert your attention away from triggering thoughts and …

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