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How Substance Abuse Effects Children

Substance abuse changes the way a person thinks, acts, responds to people around them, and the way they maintain relationships. When it comes to living in a home with someone using drugs or alcohol, children can be impacted in many ways. Regardless of their age, they are susceptible to challenges as a result of being…

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Understanding Addiction: Is Addiction a Disease?

It’s common for people to consider addiction a choice or a reflection of the addict’s weak will. But this perception ignores the reality of how addiction functions, especially in the brain. If you’re struggling with addiction or are close to someone with this problem, you may notice that wanting to get clean is not enough…

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Signs and Symptoms of Alcohol Withdrawal

It’s easy to get confused about the symptoms of alcohol withdrawal because they so closely resemble the effects of alcohol intoxication. When an alcoholic suddenly loses access to alcohol, the medical consequences can be severe. There is help available to you at Sunstone Recovery. Contact us by calling 855.833.9199 to learn more. What Are Common…

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The Difference Between Inpatient and Outpatient Rehab

Most drug and alcohol treatment programs fall into the categories of either inpatient or outpatient rehabs. While both types of treatments focus on your recovery, each has unique benefits and different types of treatment that make them unique. Contact Sunstone Recovery to learn more about our telehealth addiction services by calling 855.833.9199. Addiction Treatment in…

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Sober Thanksgiving Near Portland, OR

A sober Thanksgiving is an excellent opportunity to reconnect as a family and make lasting memories together. For instance, there are several things you and your loved ones can do over Thanksgiving, even if someone is struggling with alcohol addiction. The following article will outline some of the ways our experts here at Sunstone Recovery…