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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…

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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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Life in Recovery

Addiction can impact your physical and emotional health, finances, and relationships. When you develop an addiction, it can cause you to make your substance of choice your main priority. Fortunately, addiction recovery is always possible. Life in recovery requires learning how to construct a healthy support network and learning how to cope with triggers and…

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Stress Management and Addiction Recovery

Struggling with a substance use disorder can impact various areas of your life, ranging from hurting your career to fragmenting familial relationships. Triggers and cravings can make it difficult to remain sober, which is why stress management and addiction recovery are strongly connected. Negative emotions, such as stress, can increase cravings, which is why treatment…

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Paying for Rehab in Oregon

The cost of rehab can be quite expensive. Though rehab treatment centers provide life-saving services, many would-be clients avoid getting treatment because the cost is not affordable. The idea of paying for rehab in Oregon is often overwhelming. Thankfully, Sunstone Recovery’s rehab center in Oregon offers clients affordable treatment options like rehab financing. Sunstone Recovery…