Anxiety is one of the most common mental disorders that addicted individuals and people in recovery experience. Every person with anxiety will experience it differently, but there is a significant link between substance abuse and anxiety. Anxiety can contribute to substance use disorders, and vice versa, which can make symptoms worse and recovery more difficult.
Category: After Detox
Step 6 is important because it is the culmination of all the work you did in steps one through five. It requires that you accept your shortcomings, develop a positive and healthy attitude, and be fully willing to change.
If you’re in recovery, you might be working through the 12-Step Program. The process of working each step in this program is a life-changing one that helps many people achieve and sustain lasting sobriety. In this blog, we’re going to provide you with an overview of each of the 12 Steps and dive in deep […]
The 12-Step Program has been (and continues to be) a life-changing resource for many people in recovery. By working through each step individually, as well as with sober peers and sponsors, people can find freedom from addiction and make positive, long-lasting changes.
Many people in recovery, as well as their family and friends, are familiar with the 12-Step Program. The 12-Step Program is well-known around the world and serves as a guide to living a sustainable life in recovery. Each step, and the principles outlined by the program, are designed to help 12-Step fellowship members make intentional […]
Whether you’re recovering from addiction or not, you’ve likely heard of the 12-Step Program. This recovery program is a highly successful method that many people around the world have used to get sober and stay sober after weeks, months, or even years of substance abuse. Each actionable step in the 12-Step Program is based on […]
The 12-Step Program is a highly successful recovery program that has been used by individuals worldwide to overcome alcohol and drug addiction. Each step is a principle that is designed to help people who are struggling with addictive behaviors. In this blog, we’ll provide a basic overview of Step 1 of the 12 Steps, details […]
Completing drug and alcohol detox is the first of several steps in a comprehensive addiction treatment plan. Although it may be tempting to just complete detox and assume you’ll be able to stay sober forever, it’s not very likely. Detox alone does little to curb or eliminate addictive behaviors, so it’s extremely important to continue […]
The primary focus of drug and alcohol detox is to safely and comfortably rid your body of addictions. Throughout your detox program, you’ll likely experience some withdrawal symptoms as your body adjusts to an absence of addictive substances and all the physical changes that come along with that.
Drug and alcohol overdose is an increasing health problem in the United States. If you have recently completed a detox program in Austin, you may be at advanced risk for relapse and overdose. Before we get into some preventative tips, let’s first discuss the basics of overdose, symptoms to look for, and risk factors after […]