self care in recovery from addiction

Self-Care in Addiction Recovery

Self-care is made of measures you take to improve your well-being and general health. While it is often used in a context outside of addiction, self-care is an important part of addiction recovery. People will often use the term self-care to describe minor actions, such as a spa day or

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Coastal Detox Preventative Measures for COVID-19

Given the emergence of the worldwide coronavirus (COVID-19), Coastal Detox would like to assure our patients, together with their families and loved ones, as well as our referral sources and staff, that the health and safety of all within our Coastal Detox community remains our top priority. As a means

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How Do Drugs Affect Neurotransmitters?

Illegal and legal drugs work on the brain in a variety of ways. One of the ways they work is they change the way that neurotransmitters work in the brain, which changes the user’s emotions and, ultimately, the way they think and behave. Neurotransmitters are the chemicals that are sent

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Is Heroin a Stimulant? Understand the Effects of Heroin

The answer to “Is heroin a stimulant?” simply put, is no. Heroin is a depressant that slows down processes of the body controlled by the central nervous system. Heroin directly affects brain function and breathing to the point of slowing down or stopping both. Body temperature and blood pressure can

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Using The Marchman Act To Get a Loved One In To A Rehab Center Florida

How Do I Know My Loved One Is Suffering From Addiction? If you are interested in learning about The Marchman Act, you should first understand addiction. Addiction is a disease, unlike many think, and it requires proper treatment. It is not a choice, and it is not the same as