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Avoiding Opioid Use at the Dentist

Posted by March 20, 2020 in Addiction, Blog, Recovery | 0 comments

Avoiding Opioid Use at the Dentist

Something to Consider If you go to the dentist for your regularly scheduled appointments, you probably don’t think twice about using medications prescribed by your dentist. Yet, for those in recovery, some of these medications can put them at risk of relapse. Here’s an example. Wisdom teeth commonly arrive during a person’s late teens and early 20s. Because wisdom teeth often overcrowd other teeth or become infected, they often need to be extracted. To help patients manage the post-extraction pain, dentists may prescribe an opioid-based...

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How to Help a Parent Who Is Addicted to Alcohol

Posted by March 5, 2020 in Alcoholism, Blog | 0 comments

How to Help a Parent Who Is Addicted to Alcohol

Does your parent have an alcohol use disorder? When you see your parents crumbling under the weight of alcohol addiction, you may feel at a loss, unable to help, and unsure of what you can do. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, an estimated 14.4 million U.S. adults suffered from an alcohol use disorder in 2018. You’re not alone in this situation, and there is help available to you and your parents. When Your Parent Drinks Though minors will find it difficult to get their parents help, adult children of...

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How to Know If You Have a Drinking Problem – Signs You’re Struggling with Alcoholism

Posted by February 19, 2020 in Alcoholism, Blog | 0 comments

How to Know If You Have a Drinking Problem – Signs You’re Struggling with Alcoholism

Enjoying a few drinks after work seems harmless. Thinking about having those drinks all day long on the job may be an indication that you are struggling with alcoholism. A substance use disorder can be life-threatening. There’s help if you reach out. Am I an Alcoholic? How to Know You Have a Disease Alcoholism is a term that refers to alcohol addiction or dependence. This occurs when a person has psychological or physical compulsions to use alcohol. You understand that there are consequences of your use, but you continue to use alcohol...

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Sober Dating Options Near Lafayette, LA

Posted by February 5, 2020 in Blog, Recovery | 0 comments

Sober Dating Options Near Lafayette, LA

You’re on your path to a healthy Valentine’s Day this year. If you’re doing well with your addiction recovery or you have a loved one in recovery, why not create a special Valentine’s Day to celebrate your love for each other and your loving treatment of yourself? Celebrating What’s Important Here at Victory Addiction Recovery Center in Lafayette, LA, we know how important it is to celebrate both love and sobriety. To that end, we offer below some fun, sober dating activities near Lafayette, LA. Take a Pottery Class Making pottery can...

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Depression and Drug Addiction: The Connection, the Statistics, the Solutions

Posted by January 27, 2020 in Addiction, Blog | 0 comments

Depression and Drug Addiction: The Connection, the Statistics, the Solutions

Depression and drug addiction frequently go hand-in-hand. A study published by the National Institute on Drug Use found that an estimated 20 to 67 percent of people who were receiving help for drug and alcohol addiction also suffered from depression. About 6 to 8 percent also suffered from bipolar disorder. What’s the Link Between Drug Addiction and Depression? When you have symptoms of both a mental illness like depression and a substance use disorder, this is called a co-occurring disorder, or dual diagnosis. It makes the entire process of...

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High Stress Jobs – How to Cope Without Turning to Drugs and Alcohol

Posted by January 7, 2020 in Blog, Recovery | 0 comments

High Stress Jobs – How to Cope Without Turning to Drugs and Alcohol

Many people face stress on the job. Jobs in healthcare, law enforcement, and high-risk finance may not seem to have much in common. Yet these and other professions often result in easy burnout, mental health problems, and, for many, substance abuse. That’s not to say everyone working a high-stress job resorts to drugs and alcohol, but many feel they need to in order to manage the emotional and physical demands of these positions. A study published by the National Institute on Drug Abuse looked at the stress levels of those who served as...

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Family Care In Addiction – Should Your Family Receive Help, Too?

Posted by December 20, 2019 in Addiction, Blog, Recovery | 0 comments

Family Care In Addiction – Should Your Family Receive Help, Too?

Drug and alcohol addiction is primarily a battle you have to win against yourself. It’s one of the most challenging personal experiences you’ll face. But through it all, one thing is important to remember – you’re not in it on your own. Addiction and Relationships You’ve likely experienced a variety of relationship problems over the years. Your family members, including your immediate family, may have taken the brunt of what you’ve experienced, from the deep depressions to the manic moments brought on by addiction. Because addiction affects...

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Facing the Financial Reality of Addiction

Posted by December 12, 2019 in Addiction, Blog | 0 comments

Facing the Financial Reality of Addiction

What is the true cost of addiction? It’s too great to calculate. Substance use disorder can deplete your ability to work, damage your relationships, and devastate your finances. You know how hard it is to recover from addiction; overcoming the financial toll of years of use can be nearly as difficult. While addiction treatment may seem like too much of an additional financial burden, getting treatment can help you and your family avoid financial ruin in the long run. Addiction and Your Finances Addiction and poor finances feed each other....

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7 Benefits of Entering Inpatient Addiction Treatment During the Holidays

Posted by November 29, 2019 in Addiction, Blog, Recovery | 0 comments

7 Benefits of Entering Inpatient Addiction Treatment During the Holidays

Making Recovery a Priority Heading off to drug and alcohol addiction treatment should be a top priority for anyone with a substance use disorder. Unfortunately, it’s easy to think of excuses to delay treatment: scheduled meetings, work projects, vacations, birthdays, and more. But in truth, any time of year is the ideal time for beginning your recovery–even the holiday season. Entering treatment during the holiday season might be exactly what you need to show yourself and your loved ones that you are serious about recovery. Here are...

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What Is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?

Posted by November 20, 2019 in Blog, Recovery | 0 comments

What Is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?

A Foundation of Care for SUD Addiction to alcohol and drugs requires a customized treatment plan for each individual. The goal of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is to identify and develop coping mechanisms for addiction. Also known as psychotherapy or talk therapy, it is one of the foundations of care available to those struggling with alcohol and drug dependency. At the heart of CBT is helping individuals to become aware of negative thinking that can make it difficult to handle situations properly. Those who work through this therapy...

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