Nourish Your Recovery With Healthy Food Choices

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You likely have heard plenty of nutritional advice from parents, teachers, coaches and others. But when you are in addiction recovery, it is time to take that advice to heart. Eating well is essential to the recovery process. Why It Is Important to Nourish Your Body During Addiction Recovery What is the role of good … Read More

Is Neurofeedback an Effective Tool For Addiction Recovery?

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Addiction¬†afflicts millions of people, and it is something that can be extremely difficult to overcome on your own. Without timely treatment, those who deal with addiction can become lost in their drug or alcohol misuse and even lose their lives as a result. That is why treatment is so important. Treatment, however, does not always … Read More

How a Pet Can Help Your Addiction Recovery

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Pets have a way of comforting people. It is why they are used as service dogs, therapy dogs or simply as a companion. Can pets actually help people¬†who deal with a substance use disorder? It would seem so. The truth is, recovery can be a lonely experience. It is typically recommended that people trying to … Read More

Butler County, Ohio, Declared a High-Intensity Drug Trafficking Area

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It is an achievement that no one wants. Recently, Butler County, Ohio, has been designated as a high-intensity drug trafficking area (HIDTA). According to WCPO, “Butler County was one of 10 HIDTAs designated across the country.” What does it mean to receive this designation, and what are Butler County and the state of Ohio doing … Read More

Successful Addiction Recovery Is a Journey

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Achieving successful recovery following an addiction to drugs or alcohol requires a lot more than just completing a treatment program. To maintain recovery over the long haul, a lifetime of effort is required. No ‘Cure’ for Addiction There is not an acute “cure” for addiction, although there are certainly plenty of success stories of people … Read More

Can You Meditate Your Way Out of Addiction?

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Can sitting quietly really treat addiction? The realm of addiction treatment has many different areas to explore, and as you look for alternatives to treat substance misuse, one idea that you will likely come across is the idea of mindfulness and meditation. Is it true that mindfulness practices can help with substance misuse and long-term … Read More

Is Telemedicine a Good Fit for Addiction Treatment?

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Technology has made just about everything in life easier, so it should come as no surprise that it is now playing a role in the world of addiction treatment. “Telemedicine” is a revolutionary concept that has been playing an increasingly popular role in treating those who suffer from substance use disorder. There are plenty of … Read More

How to Handle a Friend’s Recurrence of Drug Use

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Watching friends go through the depths of addiction can be extremely difficult. That is why it is such a relief to know that they have made the decision and taken the steps to quit their habit and enter rehab. Unfortunately, a recurrence of use is rather common, both during and after completion of rehab. Sometimes … Read More

How to Use Yoga in Addiction Recovery

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Yoga has long been known to be a great way to relieve stress, strengthen the body and allow participants to get in touch with their spiritual side. But can it be an effective tool against addiction? Many proponents of yoga suggest that it may be. In fact, yoga is being increasingly incorporated into Ohio addiction … Read More