alcohol rehab

What is Distress Tolerance?

Let’s Look at the Relationship Between Distress Tolerance and Alcohol Abuse Stress is a part of everyday life, and everyone has different ways of coping. But if you’ve relied on alcohol abuse to escape from emotional pain and distress, even minor stressors can seem overwhelming during recovery. It takes time and patience to build up …

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Common Pitfalls in Recovery and How to Avoid Them

Recovery is a life-long journey. Anyone who has embraced lifelong sobriety will tell you that there are times where the road gets particularly rocky. Though you may go through periods of your life when you feel clear-headed and ready to take on the world, sometimes events in life can trigger temptations to return to drinking …

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How to Build and Maintain a Solid Support System in Recovery

For anyone in recovery, one of the most important tools for continued success is a support system for recovery. This can consist of friends, family members, and ideally, other people who are also in recovery. During a patient’s time at a drug and alcohol treatment center, they may meet and develop close friendships with others …

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What is Rehab Like?

Addiction is a deadly disease, as fatal overdoses have quickly become the number one cause of death among Americans under the age of 50. Since addiction is a progressive condition, symptoms continue to become more disabling, the longer you put off treatment. When you are ready to find help for a substance abuse disorder or …

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What Are the Physical Effects of Alcohol?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Millions of people in the United States die each year due to alcohol-related problems. Alcohol is one of the most devastating substances that people ingest. It’s overwhelming because the difficulties of alcohol are often overlooked and downplayed. Not everyone recognizes how detrimental the physical effects of alcohol are. Consequently, people who indulge in alcohol not …

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How To Help An Alcoholic

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Friends and Family of an Alcoholic Fighting alcohol abuse should not be a solo effort. Instead, Promises Behavioral Health is a nationwide consortium of treatment centers dedicated to helping you and your loved one fight alcohol addiction. As our motto says, “Recovery Begins With A Promise“. The first promise has to be to yourself. …

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What Makes Rehab Successful?

Drug rehab success rates statistics are hard to find because success is difficult to measure. When someone relapses after treatment, it doesn’t necessarily mean the treatment wasn’t successful. There are many other factors involved. Although it is challenging to measure treatment success, we can say what elements of a treatment program make it more successful …

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How to Help Your Adult Child Refusing Addiction Treatment

Watching your child, whatever his age, struggle with addiction is terrible, especially when he refuses to get help. When you have reached the end of your rope, there are some last-ditch efforts you can make to get him into treatment. According to government statistics, over 23 million Americans have an addiction and need treatment, yet …

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