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Recognizing—and Confronting—Your Triggers

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Addiction Triggers and Self-Empowerment At Executive Recovery Center, we want to help you and your loved ones create a long-term recovery from substance abuse and addiction. This requires both an understanding of the issues that may potentially lead a recovering individual to relapse and the ability to recognize and confront your personal triggers. Are you interested in learning more about how you can learn to cope with your triggers, and empower yourself? What Are Triggers? Triggers are stimuli that can cause a recovering individual to experience a renewed craving for […]
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Telling Your Loved Ones About Your Addiction Recovery

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How To Tell Your Family About Your Addiction Recovery As drugs or alcohol began to play a larger role in your life, you may have also started to alienate your friends and family. Whether it was a conscious or unconscious choice, the fact is that you’ve probably not been as open about your addiction as you should have. That means that they may not understand what you’re going through, especially if they’ve never met anyone suffering from addiction before. They may also hold misconceptions about what addiction recovery entails. In […]
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Bipolar Disorder and Addiction: Finding Help Through Dual Diagnosis

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Bipolar Disorder Currently Affects Tens of Thousands Across the Nation Bipolar disorder is a mental health disorder that currently affects tens of thousands across the nation. Previously called manic depression because of the high-low symptoms, people with bipolar disorder suffer from extreme mood swings and they are either emotionally high or they are exceptionally depressed. Many people with bipolar disorder go undiagnosed, but for those who seek treatment, the disorder is often treated with medication, such as Lamictal, Lithium and Prozac. Dual Diagnosis Is a Combination of a Mental Disorder […]
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