maintaining sobriety

Tips for Maintaining Sobriety

Staying sober after treatment requires diligent effort. Treatment programs are designed to provide you with the tools for maintaining sobriety, but it’s up to you to keep up with treatment. Many people can benefit from aftercare programs and continuing support from a treatment center to feel confident in their long-term sobriety. If you want to…

self-medicating

Risks of Self-Medicating

Self-medicating involves using available medications or drinking alcohol to treat medical and mental health conditions that a person diagnosed for themselves without a doctor’s help. Most people do some type of self-medicating. When you have a cold and take an over-the-counter cold remedy, or when you hurt yourself and take a pain reliever to help,…

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Finding Support Groups After Rehab

The struggle to recover from substance abuse can be a long one. Treatment and rehab centers only set the stage for a lifelong challenge. Once you get beyond the immediate services of inpatient or outpatient treatment, support groups add an important layer to your recovery. Post-treatment support groups are a principal element of rehab aftercare.…