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Transitioning Back to Work After a Professionals’ Program for Addiction Treatment

Posted by November 19, 2020 in Blog, Recovery | 0 comments

Transitioning Back to Work After a Professionals’ Program for Addiction Treatment

A professionals’ program for addiction treatment can be one of the most important tools you have to get back your life. It allows you the confidentiality and support to step away from your career to focus on your health and well-being. Our professionals’ program at Victory provides education, support, therapy, and a continuum of care plan to help you transition back to work. Common Questions One of the concerns professionals have about entering treatment is how and when they will return to work. What changes can they expect? Will they still...

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Your Spouse Is Using and You’ve Had Enough: How to Encourage Treatment

Posted by November 12, 2020 in Addiction, Blog | 0 comments

Your Spouse Is Using and You’ve Had Enough: How to Encourage Treatment

It’s time to make some decisions. You know your loved one is dependent on drugs or alcohol. It’s their problem, but it’s impacting every part of your life. You’re at the end of the line. What can you do? How do you help when you’re so angry and frustrated? Recognize Your Right to Step Away If you’re at risk of being hurt due to someone else’s behavior, it’s okay to leave. It’s okay to call the police when you need help. It’s also acceptable for you to protect your own mental health by leaving a relationship. If you decide to stay, you have...

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The Value of Exercise in Addiction Recovery

Posted by October 23, 2020 in Addiction, Blog, Recovery | 0 comments

The Value of Exercise in Addiction Recovery

What happens to your body when you use drugs or alcohol? You may know about dependency and tolerance to drugs. You may understand how the brain starts demanding the substance. You may even know what happens on a cellular level. Exercise: A Powerful Solution Given all the ways that substances can damage the body, you may worry that you’ll be unable to regain your health. Here’s one simple but powerful solution: exercise. Exercise can do wonders in improving your physical, emotional, and mental health. What Happens When You Use Drugs or...

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Drug Addiction Treatment for Corporate Employees – Why and How to Get Help

Posted by October 10, 2020 in Addiction, Blog, Recovery | 0 comments

Drug Addiction Treatment for Corporate Employees – Why and How to Get Help

In the 1940s and 1950s, it was common for a stiff drink to be a component of any business negotiation. Today, we recognize that drugs and alcohol shouldn’t be in the workplace. Yet many men and women working in high-powered, high-stress corporate jobs still use drugs or alcohol to take the edge off. Dependence Quickly Leads to Addiction Perhaps a drink after work or a quick smoke between meetings is all you think you need. But when you’re working with addictive substances, the risk for dependence is constant. If you start to feel that you...

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What Is an Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP), and Is It Right for You?

Posted by September 22, 2020 in Blog, Recovery | 0 comments

What Is an Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP), and Is It Right for You?

A variety of drug and alcohol treatment programs exist. Each one is a bit different from the next based on what type of therapy is provided. They also differ based on where you will stay during therapy and how many hours a week you need care. One of the most common treatment options is an intensive outpatient program, or IOP. Is it right for you? How Does an IOP Work? A person in an IOP works with a licensed therapist. They complete therapy during the day and go home at night. The number of hours per day you spend in an IOP depends on your...

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Have You Relapsed Thanks to COVID? What to Do Now

Posted by September 9, 2020 in Blog, Recovery | 0 comments

Have You Relapsed Thanks to COVID? What to Do Now

COVID-19 has changed so much of your life. Relationships, finances, work, and even self-confidence may be different now. Extra stressors in these areas put you at risk for relapse. If you’ve started to turn to drugs or alcohol again, you may feel unsure of your next step. How do you get help? You’re Not Alone in This Battle One of the most important things to know about relapse during COVID-19 is that you’re not the only person to go through it. Despite the lack of data about relapse due to the pandemic, we do know that social distancing,...

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How Can I Help My Adult Child with Drug or Alcohol Addiction?

Posted by September 3, 2020 in Addiction, Alcoholism, Blog | 0 comments

How Can I Help My Adult Child with Drug or Alcohol Addiction?

Helping their children through difficult times is what parents do. While parents may hope that their children will stop needing so much support as they enter and progress through adulthood, the reality is that many adult children still turn to their parents when in need or in trouble. If you suspect that your adult child is suffering from substance use disorder, you might be their first line of help. Finding Addiction Treatment & Support for Adult Children As a parent, you know your child’s habits, temperament, and tendencies in ways that...

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Coping with Stress at Work in Changing Economic Conditions

Posted by August 20, 2020 in Blog, Recovery | 0 comments

Coping with Stress at Work in Changing Economic Conditions

It is hard to know what tomorrow brings. During the pandemic, the future feels even more unsure. If you, like many others, are struggling with the unknown about your employment and financial well-being, you may feel overwhelmed, exhausted, and stressed. You may be tempted to use drugs or alcohol to help you cope, even though you know the risks. Work-Related Stress Instead of turning to substance use, consider a few helpful strategies for dealing with work-related stress in changing economic conditions. Focus on Today It is easy to find...

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How Alcohol Use Disorder Occurs & What Happens During Detox

Posted by August 5, 2020 in Alcoholism, Blog, Detox | 0 comments

How Alcohol Use Disorder Occurs & What Happens During Detox

Addiction creates dependency, a situation in which your brain’s chemistry is altered. When this happens, a person loses the ability to simply say no to the substance. They need it because their brain demands it. At some point, a person may no longer be able to stop using on their own. Recognizing addiction is the first step. Then, professional treatment can help, beginning with alcohol detox. Do You Have an Addiction to Alcohol? Because alcohol is so easy to access and often thought of as a safe drug, it can be very worrisome. You may not...

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Professional Drug Treatment – When Doctors in High-Stress Situations Need Help

Posted by July 23, 2020 in Addiction, Blog | 0 comments

Professional Drug Treatment – When Doctors in High-Stress Situations Need Help

Times are difficult for many people. It’s unclear when the pandemic will end. Doctors and first responders who work with COVID-19 patients carry an especially heavy burden. If you are a doctor struggling with the demands of this new world, it’s time to reach out for help. If you find that you’re becoming dependent on substances for energy, stress relief, or pain management, professional drug treatment is available. You’re Not Abusing Drugs? It is very common for doctors to engage in high-stress tasks for hours each day. A doctor’s decisions...

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