What’s a Healthy Diet for Recovering Addicts?

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When an individual is admitted to a treatment facility, it is likely that they have deprived themselves of proper nutrition and self-care. Falling into the grips of addiction, usually, alcohol and drugs take priority over the basic necessities of life. A healthy diet for recovering addicts must be balanced with…

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Yoga As An Addiction Recovery Tool

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There are many treatment facilities that focus on the traditional methods of treating addiction, however, at Restore Health and Wellness, we additionally incorporate holistic treatment modalities for clients who choose to participate. While drugs and alcohol are but a symptom of addiction, holistic modalities mean that we treat the whole…

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The Effect of Alcoholism on Families

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Although from the outside it seems that alcoholism only affects the person who is addicted, it has also been known as a family disease. While an alcoholic’s addictive behavior can take a serious toll on the entire family, it’s important to understand the role that it plays on all family…

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SMART Recovery: An Alternative to Twelve Step Meetings

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For those who don’t take too fondly to the 12-step approach, SMART Recovery (Self-Management and Recovery Training) can be used as an alternative approach to obtaining recovery and is offered to clients at Restore Health And Wellness Center. SMART Recovery focuses on self-empowering addiction recovery support groups…

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Why Twelve Step Meetings Keep You Sober

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Recovery doesn’t happen overnight, and it isn’t straight-forward. For those who are attending some form of formal treatment, life begins after one exits the bubble of rehab and returns home to experience the real world head-on. Employment comes back, maybe family begins to wonder about your absence, and friends want…

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Adventure Therapy: Making Addiction Treatment Exciting

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For most people, admitting they have a problem and entering a treatment facility is always the first major step towards sobriety. However, when most people think of addiction treatment, thoughts of one-on-one counseling, group therapy, and sitting in an office talking about feelings may flood their minds. It is important…

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Incorporating Fitness Into Addiction Treatment

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It’s easy to say that many who have abused alcohol and drugs in the long term have neglected the important components of emotional, spiritual, and physical health. When one seeks help for their addiction, it is imperative that the psychological and physical damage is restored back into a balanced and…

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The Role Anxiety Plays in Addiction

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Anxiety can be characterized by feelings of worry or unease, particularly regarding an event or a situation with an uncertain outcome. However, medically speaking, anxiety disorders are the most common type of psychological illness and an estimated 18% of adults in the United States suffer from one. There are a couple…

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Why is Exercise Beneficial for Recovering Addicts?

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Exercise can activate the brain’s pleasure circuits in a similar way to drugs and alcohol. When you’re engaged in exercise regularly, this has endless health benefits, especially for individuals in recovery. Sustained physical exercise, performed 2-3 times a week, can increase function and performance in many areas of the body:…

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