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How to Manage a Sober New Year’s

‘Tis the season for celebrating and for some that will mean a sober New Year’s. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that the number of people that die in alcohol-related car crashes rises exponentially with each New Year’s celebration. During the holiday season, 40 percent of deadly crashes involve drunk drivers. In addition, AAA…

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Signs of Alcoholism

The signs of alcoholism are not always easy to detect. Some people can function with an addiction to alcohol for several years. Other people are good at hiding the problem. As a result, someone may not receive the treatment they need until they ‘hit bottom’ and ask for help. There are physical and psychological signs…

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Sober Holidays

The holidays are often a difficult time. This is especially true for those who are new to their recovery journey. Now that you are no longer allowing drugs or alcohol to blur your mind, you may be feeling the full effects of the stress and anxiety that often comes with this time of the year.…

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Sober New Year

As this year winds down, you are looking forward to a sober new year that is bound to much different from the past several you have experienced. In order to get to that point, you have undergone detox and many sessions of both personal and individual therapy. Maybe you are now attending weekly support groups…

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What Is Mommy Drinking Culture?

Moms in their 20s through 40s have a problem — mommy drinking culture. Mommy drinking culture socially normalizes drinking as a coping mechanism for stress.  In light of health risks and alcoholism, the enabling atmosphere that mommy drinking culture supports has become dangerous. For those who need help with dependence, an alcohol addiction rehab center in…

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What Are The Signs of Benzo Withdrawal?

Benzodiazepines, more commonly referred to as benzos, treat a wide variety of conditions. Anxiety, panic disorders, depression, muscle spasms, and insomnia respond well to benzo treatment, but unfortunately, these ubiquitous substances also hold a high potential for addiction. With long-term use, the brain becomes tolerant to the effects of benzodiazepines. As a result, when individuals…

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Exercise and Recovery

Are you looking for a great treatment facility to get help with addiction and substance abuse? Phoenix Rising has specialists on hand that provide addiction counseling services in Palm Springs, CA. Below is more information about exercise and recovery and how both can help. Exercise and Recovery Addiction not only takes a mental toll on clients. It…