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Forming Relationships in Recovery

Addiction damages relationships in many cases. Friends, family, coworkers, and even people you do not know well can be impacted by what’s happening with your mental and physical health. The things you say and do often contribute to these problems. Relationships in recovery may seem impossible or strained, but that doesn’t have to be the…

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What is a Sober Companion?

Sober companions, sober coaches, or recovery coaches are increasingly common in the world of addiction therapy. If you or a loved one is contemplating therapy, you might be wondering what they are. Sober companions are essentially sent home with recovering addicts to re-acclimate into life and ensure that they do not use or relapse during…

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What Can I Expect From Life After Treatment?

Following residential treatment, the idea of returning to regular or familiar routines and surroundings can be worrying. Understandably, leaving an environment that has offered support and safety from which to begin your journey to sobriety and wellness may seem scary. After all, your time spent in rehabilitation offered a highly structured program of clinical and…

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Enjoying a Sober Thanksgiving

Holidays like Thanksgiving are some of the most challenging times for people living with alcohol addiction. Alcohol is everywhere, and the holidays are often painful too. Learning how to manage recovery during the Holidays is key to maintaining sobriety. Individuals can make enjoying a sober Thanksgiving easy by following some simple guidelines. How to Enjoy…

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Signs of Alcohol Poisoning

When consuming alcohol, it’s essential to understand the signs of alcohol poisoning. For instance, knowing the signs and what to do about them could save someone’s life. Oceanfront Recovery has the experience to help you learn how to recognize the signs of alcohol poisoning and how to find the appropriate support. Signs of Alcohol Poisoning…

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5 Ways to Fight Drug Cravings

Quitting any substance isn’t easy, but with the help of an addiction treatment center, you can get through successfully. As you go through drug rehab, however, you will have drug cravings. Therefore, it’s critical to know how to fight them so that you can overcome the issue you’re facing. Here are five ways to fight…

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5 Risks of Self-Medicating

People have many reasons for self-medicating. Some people turn to drugs as a form of self-medicating because of untreated mental health issues, unresolved trauma, extreme stressors in their life, and more. But whatever the reasons for using substances to subdue the inner pain you feel, there are consequential dangers that go along with it. Here…