Everlast Recovery Centers

Month: November 2020

The Importance of Finding Sober Friendships in Recovery

Isolation significantly impacts and influences addiction – loneliness can cause a person to search for a coping mechanism. As addiction progresses, someone may begin to isolate more and more from their friends and family. The cure for this is precisely the opposite – finding people you can be around and lean on in times of …

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How Can I Better Support a Family Member in Recovery?

Family dynamics change when substance abuse affects one person within the family unit. Members often take on one of five roles that are not conducive to a healthy recovery. As the situations worsen and it becomes more apparent that the individual struggling needs to seek treatment, the family dynamics can disintegrate even more. Educating yourself …

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Detoxing From Alcohol: What to Expect

Deciding to sober clean can be scary, especially when you know what the first step of detoxing entails. However, detox is necessary for treating alcoholism. Alcohol detox may be painful, uncomfortable, and life-threatening. It is not enough to know the general stories regarding alcohol detox – everyone’s detox and withdrawal experience will differ. Knowing what …

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The Specifics of EMDR and How It Helps Recovery

New treatments and therapies are being developed every day to help those struggling with mental health concerns and substance use. One of the more modern treatments is being implemented in programs across the United States due to its benefits for individuals struggling with trauma, substance use, and anxiety disorders. Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) …

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