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benefits of being sober - sober in watercolor - valley recovery center
27
Jan

Benefits of Being Sober

Talk to any recovering person who has “put the plug in the jug” and you will immediately get a fairly long list of the benefits of being sober. While there are some immediate benefits of being sober, there are also intermediate and long term benefits. Since the benefits keep accruing over time, it is useful...
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The Spiritual Principle of Acceptance - acceptance peace puzzle - valley fresno
27
Jan

The Spiritual Principle of Acceptance

A Personal Story When I think of the spiritual principle of acceptance, I immediately think of the Serenity Prayer. It is a common prayer in the circles of recovery. “God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can and the wisdom to know the...
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do i need alcohol detox - man consulting physician - valley recovery center
20
Jan

Hydrocodone Withdrawal

Hydrocodone is an opioid analgesic used in the formulation of many narcotic prescription painkillers, such as Vicodin and Percocet. These drugs are most often prescribed to control moderate to severe pain. Like many other opioid substances, hydrocodone has a high potential to lead to dependency and addiction if abused. In 2014, approximately 4.3 million people...
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Addiction Rehab Family Programs - family in hands - valley recovery center
20
Jan

Addiction Rehab Family Programs

While addiction rehab family programs are often staffed with professionals who manage family interventions skillfully and with great compassion, the family’s role in enabling addict’s behavior is a real phenomenon with real consequences to the addict and, in fact, the entire family.
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alcohol facts - get the facts - valley fresno
13
Jan

Alcohol Facts

There are many misconceptions, glamorizations, and a general lack of verified knowledge regarding alcohol. Although there are warnings on alcoholic beverage labels, particular alcohol facts are often not included. The overabundance of facilities that serve alcohol and encourage over-consumption make alcohol one of the most dangerous mind-altering substances. With liquor stores, convenience locations, and grocery...
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What is Holistic Addiction Treatment - mind body spirit - valley recovery center
12
Jan

What is Holistic Addiction Treatment?

Taking a holistic approach to addiction treatment is imperative. If you are an addict, just detoxing will not help you stay sober in the long run. If you are looking for a solution to help you live sober for the rest of your life, then you need holistic addiction treatment.
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am i a high functioning alcoholic - woman with a headache - valley recovery center
04
Jan

Am I a High Functioning Alcoholic?

A Personal Account Ask yourself this question: “Am I a high functioning alcoholic?” What comes up for you? Does that question make you squeamish or a little uncomfortable? Did you mentally make note of the last time you had a drink? My story is no different from others who have suffered with alcoholism. I held...
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will alcohol recovery affect my relationships - women having coffee - valley fresno
04
Jan

Will Alcohol Recovery Affect My Relationships?

Many people new to sobriety wonder how their recovery will affect their family relationships. It is often true that in the throes of addiction, we seldom realize just how much damage we are doing to our loved ones. They can tell us time and time again, but until we realize that there is a problem...
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do i need cocaine detox - detox word in blocks - valley recovery center
27
Dec

Do I Need Cocaine Detox?

When an addict chooses sobriety, the need for detoxification can be essential to allow the body to rid itself of the drug. Depending on the drug, detox can produce daunting psychological and physical withdrawal symptoms. It’s highly recommended to know the medical dangers and severity of these symptoms prior to detoxing.
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Problem Drinking vs. Alcoholism - i am an alcoholic - valley fresno
27
Dec

Problem Drinking vs. Alcoholism

The terms “alcoholism” and “alcoholic” are used frequently to describe all manners of alcohol abuse and alcohol addiction, often times inaccurately. Is there really a difference between problem drinking vs. alcoholism? There is; it’s not just semantics. The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) says that alcohol is the most commonly used addictive...
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