Tag: Recovery

Recent Correlations between Addiction and Other Diagnoses

According to a recent study by the National Bureau of Economic Research, “when other factors are held constant, mental illness does increase use of addictive goods-relative to use by the overall population-by 20 percent for alcohol, 27 percent for cocaine, and 86 percent for cigarettes.” The correlation between addictions and other mental illness diagnoses has recently proven itself closer than…

Best Recent Recovery Blogs to Read

Deciding to go to a rehabilitation center to treat a drug or alcohol addiction may seem like the hard part, but sometimes learning to relive life without the crutch can prove even more arduous. Coupled with consistently trying to maintain sobriety throughout both the mundane daily tasks of life and the occasional emotional highs and lows, without your previous coping…

What Triggers Can Cause Relapse?

In recovery it is important to know what the common triggers are that lead to relapse so you know how to handle certain situations. Here is a list of common triggers and stressors: -Negative emotional situations (stress, trauma, anger or sadness) -Positive emotional situations (not feeling good enough and wanting to feel even better) -Physical pain and discomfort (experiencing withdrawal…

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