Balancing Work and Recovery

Balancing Work and Recovery

Balancing work and recovery can be difficult. Not only can work be stressful, but a failure to manage stress levels can increase cravings or urges to abuse drugs to cope with that stress, which runs the risk of jeopardizing your recovery. However, if you are a recovering addict, you don’t have to choose between work […]

The Benefits of Outpatient Addiction Treatment Programs

Outpatient addiction treatment programs have emerged as a highly effective and flexible solution for individuals seeking recovery from substance abuse. In this blog post, we will explore the numerous advantages of outpatient addiction treatment, focusing on the flexibility of scheduling, the supportive environment provided, and the vital role of family involvement. Contact Sequoia Recovery Centers […]

What is Outpatient Treatment For Mental Health?

For many people struggling with their mental health and addiction, finding help can be challenging. Effective treatment for mental health and substance use disorders are available for those in need, but trying maintain responsibilities at work, home, or school while in treatment is a complex position to be in. That is why outpatient treatment for […]

What Are the Benefits of Dual Diagnosis Rehab Centers?

For those who struggle with substance abuse and mental illness, a “one-size-fits-all” approach will not be sufficient. Addiction and mental illness are complex and are often intertwined with each other, and it makes treatment more difficult. According to information provided by the Cleveland Clinic, 17 million Americans who are addicted to substances also have a […]

What Are the Common Signs of Addiction?

When someone is struggling with addiction, the signs and symptoms may not be easily visible. Addicts go to great lengths to conceal their substance use from family and friends. In many cases, the signs of addiction mirror other illnesses. When people finally see a loved one is struggling with addiction, it is full-blown and needs […]

How to Cope with Trauma While in Rehab

Trauma is often the root cause of both substance abuse and mental health issues in people. Unresolved incidents or a series of events often are buried deep in a person’s psyche and can create significant problems as people grow older. When people seek treatment for addiction, mental illness, or both, clients need to learn how […]

How to Stay Focused on Your Recovery

If you have completed a drug treatment program, congratulations! You have worked hard to address and overcome your addiction and are ready to hit the ground running in your recovery. While completing treatment is a major milestone, the real work in recovery begins after treatment. Temptations and triggers await around every corner, and it can […]

What Are the Long-Term Effects of Alcohol Abuse?

In many ways, alcohol is an accepted part of our country’s social fabric. From tailgate parties, work gatherings, and holiday parties to black-tie galas, alcohol is a major part of those functions. While many people can drink alcohol responsibly and have a great time, some may drink too much. While these people feel they can […]

What Are the Behavioral Signs of Addiction?

Drug addiction is a progressive and debilitating disease that destroys the lives of users, their families, and the community at large. While addiction is devastating, the signs of addiction can be very difficult to spot. Addicts will often go to great lengths to hide their use from loved ones. Additionally, the symptoms that do appear […]