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The Power of Living a Sober Lifestyle

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Adapting to a new lifestyle following treatment requires a lot of adjustment. However, the benefits of living a sober lifestyle will make those adjustments worth the effort. There is a tremendous amount of power and healing in living a sober lifestyle, whether you suffered from an addiction or not. One of the most important aspects – more…

Supporting A Loved One in Recovery

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If someone you care about is returning from addiction treatment you may feel confused or unsure about what you can do to support them in their recovery. Sobriety is a lifelong journey and it is made much easier with the support of friends and family members. There are many ways to offer support for your – more…

Choosing the Right Treatment Center

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If you’ve decided to seek treatment for your addiction you probably have questions about what to do next. Selecting a treatment program that meets your needs is critical.  Involve your loved ones who are supporting you in this journey in the decision process, and have them help you review your options. There are a variety – more…

The Challenges of Recovery

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After treatment, recovering addicts face many challenges as they navigate through recovery. It’s important to be aware of these challenges and to have a plan to deal with them. The first challenge that individuals will face in recovery is to develop a new set of coping skills. When an individual in recovery is faced with – more…

Relationships and Recovery

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Addictions affect every area of a person’s life including relationships. Maintaining healthy relationships for those in early recovery can be particularly challenging.  Recovering addicts must re-learn a lifestyle that is centered on maintaining sobriety. Developing an open and honest dialogue with your partner and establishing basic guidelines, will help those in recovery find success and – more…

Starting the Road to Recovery

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The most difficult but important decision on the road to recovery is deciding to seek treatment. Addictions affect individuals both mentally and physically, which can make the decision to seek treatment a daunting one. Early acknowledgment is marked by a growing awareness that there is a problem with one’s behavior. This can occur when an – more…

Treating Addiction at Rimrock

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Addiction can affect anyone, which is why Rimrock offers a variety of treatment programs and services for those in need. Assessments Rimrock’s admissions department is focused on determining the most appropriate level of care for prospective patients. Our Licensed Addition Counselors and Licensed Mental Health Counselors provide screening and placement services to anyone interested in – more…

How to Prepare for the Holidays in Recovery

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The holidays are just around the corner and they are filled with wonderful events like family gatherings, getting together with friends, parties, gift giving, but also stress!  One of the biggest stressors associated with the holiday season can be family issues.  For those in recovery, certain family traditions or family members who encourage past behaviors – more…

Getting Help for Opioid Addiction

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According to the most recent federal estimate, nearly 21 million Americans over the age of 12 have a substance abuse problem. Overdoses from illegal substance use are now the leading cause of death in Americans under 50.  The real tragedy is that substance abuse is a treatable illness that can be overcome. Opioid addiction, a – more…

Let’s Celebrate Recovery Month

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Every September, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration sponsors Recovery Month. Recovery Month is an effort to increase awareness and understanding of mental health and substance use disorders, as well as to celebrate those in recovery. While millions of Americans struggle with mental health and substance use disorders, many people are unaware that – more…

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