Women using telehealth services.

What are Telehealth Services?

Telemedicine services are becoming more and more popular amid the COVID-19 pandemic. During Mental Health Awareness month, we are excited to announce that Sunstone Recovery will be fully converting to telemedicine. If you are struggling with mental health or substance abuse and are wondering how to access treatment programs while socially distancing, telemedicine appointments provide…

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Mental Health Awareness Week With Telehealth

Mental Illness Awareness Week with Telehealth Substance abuse impacts your life and strains relationships with colleagues at work, close friends, and spouse. No one decides to become dependent on illicit substances. However, millions of individuals in the US misuse alcohol, illegal drugs, and prescription medication, leading to substance use disorders. But how do you handle…

Woman celebrating mental health awareness month.

Celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month with Telehealth Services

How To Continue Addiction Treatment During a Pandemic During a pandemic, people struggling with mental and substance use disorders find it especially challenging to manage their conditions. COVID-19 has led to measures that impact how you can receive treatment. While people need to practice social distancing to avoid spreading or contracting the disease, isolation can…

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Activities to Celebrate Sobriety During National Recovery Month

Long-term sobriety does not happen in a vacuum; when you leave a Bend, OR, drug rehab center, you will be faced with temptation. Avoiding situations that have historically led to self-destructive behavior will be the foundation of your sobriety. It’s easier to avoid temptations when you are clear-headed and not surrounded by people using drugs…

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What Is Polysubstance Abuse Disorder?

Polysubstance abuse disorder occurs when a person develops a physical dependence on multiple dangerous chemicals (causing impairment, pain, and distress) that can result in death due to overdose. This dependence can occur with or without the person’s knowledge, making this condition particularly unnerving. Chemical dependency is complicated enough when there is only one substance involved.…