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Individuals seeking treatment for a substance use disorder are often confused about the differences between inpatient residential treatment and outpatient care. Although both types of programs offer intensive counseling to help build the skills necessary for sobriety, outpatient treatment is provided in a less restrictive environment where the individual returns home each night. This can […]

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As recovery helps you live a healthier life, it may also spark new ways to enjoy your time with family. To learn how to play with one another, take adventures, try new things, and make lasting memories often doesn’t require a lot of money. Each activity or excursion provides an opportunity to simply be fully […]

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One barrier to seeking treatment for substance use disorder (SUD) is the concept of detoxing. In movies and television shows, this process is often depicted in horrific ways. This can create the misconception that stopping drug or alcohol use is worse than continuing. It’s important to remember than addiction is a brain disease. As such, […]

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), suicide rates in the United States have increased 25% since 1999, affecting people of all sexes, ages, races, and ethnic groups. Suicide is now the 10th leading cause of death in the United States. There’s no one cause for this public health crisis, although economic […]

The post Addiction and Suicide: How to Know if Your Loved One Needs Help appeared first on Twin Lakes Recovery Center.

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Finding coping mechanisms to handle the pressures of everyday life without drugs or alcohol is an important part of the recovery process. One post-rehab technique that shows a lot of promise for the release of chronic stress and trauma is Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, or EMDR. This psychotherapy treatment, expanded from its initial application […]

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Music is one of the best motivational tools you can use to stay focused on recovery. When you listen to a song, the brain arranges a sequence of notes and other sounds into a cohesive whole. This structure taps into the body’s nervous system. Once this structure is complete, it activates the cerebellum, a part […]

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Substance use and exercise stimulate the same reward centers in your brain. This is why so many reputable addiction treatment centers offer numerous opportunities for exercise and recreation. Focused movement naturally triggers vital brain chemicals such as dopamine, endorphins, and serotonin—some of the same chemicals artificially enhanced by substance use. This “natural high”, as many […]

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Statistics are clear: 40 to 60 percent of people who receive treatment for substance abuse will also suffer a relapse. This doesn’t mean treatment failed, people shouldn’t seek medical assistance for substance use disorder (SUD), or someone is doomed to a life of addiction. A relapse is an indicator of many factors: A need to […]

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Many people, especially teens, wonder if the propensity for addiction is hereditary. The answer is yes—and no. Generational cycles of addiction can devastate families and communities. Research indicates that genetics are responsible for approximately 50 percent of the risk for drug and alcohol dependence. However, genes are only one small component of the overall picture. […]

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Holistic therapy is often a misunderstood application, especially when discussed as treatment for drug and alcohol addiction. The National Institute on Drug Abuse stresses medical evidence that addiction is a brain disease: there’s proven alteration of brain and body chemicals as a result. Other experts may nod to brain disease, but also point to other […]

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