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Overcoming Psychological Dependence

What is psychological dependence? The term psychology refers to the behavioral process related to the mind and emotions. Psychological dependence describes the mental and emotional processes that relate to developing or recovering from a substance abuse problem or addiction. Emotional dependence is just as severe as physical dependence, and addressing the mental aspects of dependence…

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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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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…