5 Tips to Stay Sober During the Holidays

5 Tips to Stay Sober During the Holidays

Holidays can be very stressful. Some people drink alcohol throughout the holiday season to cope with stress, loneliness, or depression. While many families get together during the holidays, many people do not have family members who live nearby or have

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How Genetics Helps Mental Health Treatment

You don’t know where to turn — your doctor has prescribed medication after medication for your mental health disorder, but nothing seems to be working. The side effects have included everything from fatigue to weight gain, and you’re fed up.

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How does EMDR Help a Person Heal from Past Trauma?

How does EMDR Help a Person Heal from Past Trauma?

Many people have a hard time healing from past trauma and turn to drugs or alcohol to cope. Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), is a psychotherapy approach that is an effective method used for treating victims of trauma. EMDR

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How to Cope When Your Loved One is Addicted

How to Cope When Your Loved One is Addicted

Drug and alcohol use leads to harmful and serious problems, physically, mentally, and financially. Excessive drug and alcohol use damages vital organs, such as the liver, heart, stomach, brain, and kidneys. The damage from drug and alcohol use can result

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Staying Happy and Healthy in Recovery

Staying Happy and Healthy in Recovery

Recovery is a lifelong process that is not easy, but does not need to be miserable. Treatment teaches you how to replace old habits of using drugs or alcohol with healthy new ones and make a smooth transition into sober

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Relapse Prevention: Understanding and Avoiding Triggers

Relapse Prevention: Understanding and Avoiding Triggers

Addiction interferes with the way the brain functions to control vital organs. Addiction changes all aspects of a person’s life including relationships and responsibilities and can lead to severe mental and physical health complications or early death. The euphoric effects

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Discharge Planning

Discharge Planning

Addiction is a complex disease. It affects all aspects of an individual’s life as well as the lives of loved ones. Treatment helps a person transition into a new sober lifestyle and prepare for challenges in recovery. At Cypress Lakes

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