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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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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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What To Expect At A Recovery Center Near Portland, OR

Receiving addiction treatment, whether it’s for yourself or a loved one, can be nerve-wracking. Knowing what to expect can go some way to help ease the process. The following article will explain what to expect at a recovery center in Portland, OR, and how to identify the signs you need drug rehab. What Happens at…

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Top 3 Things To Do in Portland OR For No Alcohol November

With the leaves falling, and Thanksgiving on the horizon, it’s time to celebrate No Alcohol November. For instance, if you’re in Portland, OR, the following article will highlight the top three things you can do for No Alcohol November, as well as sharing some of the benefits of giving up alcohol for a month, especially…

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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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Addiction and Your Physical Health

Risk Factors, Addiction, and Your Physical Health When it comes to addiction and your physical health, you should always be concerned. However, we have reached a critical moment with COVID-19 when your addiction is putting you at a higher risk than ever before. If you are struggling with addiction or abusing substances right now, you…