Over four percent of women struggle with addiction during pregnancy, and healing starts with reaching out, finding support and clinging to your motivation.
When you complete drug detox while pregnant, you’ll want to find a medically managed inpatient program with 24/7 support for the safety of you and your baby.
Those who have been traumatized are much more likely to turn to substance abuse than those who haven’t, but abusing substances only further exacerbates their trauma and PTSD.
Silencing your inner critic, rebuilding relationships and sharing your experience can help with forgiving yourself in recovery.
Recognizing signs of substance use disorder in yourself isn’t particularly challenging. You might notice changes of habit in your life, such as who you spend time with or where your money is spent. But recognizing these signs in the lives of others can be more challenging, even in those who are close to us. However, Read more about Psychological, Behavioral and Physical Signs of Substance Abuse[…]
Alcohol withdrawal can be experienced when an individual abruptly reduces or ceases their alcohol intake after a period of heavy drinking. Withdrawal signs can begin whether the binge drinking period lasted days, months or years. Symptoms of withdrawal can range in severity from mild to serious to fatal. How do I know if I am Read more about Am I Experiencing Alcohol Withdrawal?[…]
The goal of any treatment program is to help the whole person. Any individual struggling with substance abuse, or any type of mental or behavioral health issue, needs a well-balanced treatment approach tailored to his or her individual needs. A comprehensive treatment program ensures that issues are addressed, and that effects remain permanent after initial Read more about Everything You Need to Know about Medication-Assisted Treatment[…]
There are always going to be side effects whenever you’re breaking free from an addiction. Whether you’re hours, days or weeks into your recovery process, understand that detox is a normal part of everything you’re going to experience along the way. While you dig yourself out of unhealthy habits, your body will likely enter withdrawal Read more about What is Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndrome (PAWS)?[…]
Recovery happens at its own pace. No matter the person, no matter the past addiction, recovery doesn’t follow a single blueprint or timetable. It’s a journey characterized by its ups and lows, with just as many good days to celebrate as there are bad days to move past. Recovery is defined by both progress and Read more about 6 Online Resources that can Help your Post-Addiction Recovery Journey[…]
There is so much uncertainty present in the world right now. How long are we going to be quarantined for? How long will I be out of work? When can I go to the gym again or out to eat with my friends and family? These are all questions that are presently on the minds Read more about How to Maintain Your Recovery During COVID-19[…]