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Trauma and Outpatient Recovery

Posted by on Jan 12, 2015 in Blog, Outpatient Rehab Utah | 0 comments

Trauma and Outpatient Recovery Discoveries have been made concerning the relationships between inpatient/outpatient recovery and trauma. Much information points to the impact of trauma on overall health. Understanding the physical, emotional, spiritual, relational, neurobiological and neurochemical aspects of trauma can drastically enhance inpatient and outpatient recovery. Traumatic experiences affect people in different ways and one’s method of coping with a traumatic experience may impact that individual’s...

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Importance of Friends in Outpatient Recovery

Posted by on Dec 9, 2014 in Addiction, Blog, Outpatient Rehab Programs, Outpatient Rehab Utah | 0 comments

Importance of Friends in Outpatient Recovery Often when individuals enter into outpatient recovery, they find it challenging to maintain old friendships without relapsing back into old habits. Making new friends in recovery can be a challenge but it is important to finding success in recovery. Loneliness can be a scary and dangerous feeling when people are in outpatient recovery– especially at first. Forming friendships is essential. Creating a network of social acquaintances can often cure loneliness and...

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Outpatient recovery for teens

Posted by on Nov 25, 2014 in Addiction, Blog, Drug Rehab, Outpatient Rehab Programs, Outpatient Rehab Utah | 0 comments

Outpatient recovery for teens Unfortunately, teens are at a higher risk for drug and alcohol addiction. However, many teens want to recover from their addiction while being able to attend school, work, or other activities. Outpatient recovery for teens can provide just that. Further, parents may be so frustrated with their teen that they want to send them away and let someone else deal with the problems their teen is having. But, being at home during outpatient recovery can allow adolescents to be surrounded by...

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Outpatient Recovery during Thanksgiving

Posted by on Nov 21, 2014 in Addiction, Blog, Outpatient Rehab Programs, Outpatient Rehab Utah | 0 comments

Outpatient Recovery during Thanksgiving Thanksgiving can be a difficult time for those in outpatient addiction recovery.  Family and friends-who insist that everyone has a drink- are in abundance and often forget about those in outpatient recovery.  Most of them simply don’t understand addiction.  They think that because they can stop after one drink, everyone must be able to stop after one drink.  Or, because one drink doesn’t lead to anything else for them it won’t be harmful for anyone else to have a...

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Staying social in outpatient alcohol recovery

Posted by on Oct 9, 2014 in Addiction, Blog, Outpatient Rehab Programs, Outpatient Rehab Utah | 0 comments

Staying social in outpatient alcohol recovery Outpatient alcohol recovery is very successful with several different treatment options and programs.  People engaged in outpatient recovery face many challenges, however.  Many individuals want to remain engaged in family and social life while recovering.  In fact, that is what leads some to participate in outpatient recovery vs. inpatient recovery.  But a fine line exists between what behaviors will lead back to addiction and what will strengthen recovery. For...

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