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Important Life Skills For Recovery

Addiction can take over your life without you even noticing. Even worse, constantly battling the impulses and temptations of drug or alcohol use hinders your development and the recovery process. However, despite these challenges, overcoming addiction is an extremely valuable life decision that brings many important benefits. To ensure that you do not relapse following…

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How To Stay Active In Recovery While Social Distancing

Life has drastically changed globally as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. One area that has witnessed notable transformation is communication, which now features greater social distancing and isolation. Although physical activity has always played a vital role in physical well-being, it is now more crucial for your addiction recovery at a holistic addiction treatment…

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How To Get Recovery Resources During A Pandemic

During these unprecedented times, people with substance use disorder are particularly vulnerable to changes in their environment. The rules that come with the pandemic related to social isolation can be challenging as it limits social interaction and access to important support. At Liberty Bay Recovery, we know how important it is to use recovery resources…

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What Are The Hardest Addictions To Recover From?

Using psychoactive substances for extended periods of time causes changes in brain chemistry that affect our survival instincts, approaches to conflict, pain threshold, and family values. These changes can be catastrophic, but they are treatable. Get the help you need by contacting our inpatient drug and alcohol rehab center in Maine by calling 855.607.8758. The…

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What Is the Cost of Maintaining an Addiction?

Addiction destroys health, self-worth, family, friends, hope, and financial stability. People with substance use disorder often understand the consequences of their addiction, but they are missing the coping skills, stability, and self-esteem that will allow them to heal. If trying to convince someone to stop using drugs or alcohol hasn’t worked, treatment might be their…

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The Science Behind Addiction

Addiction is a chronic disease characterized by a compulsive behavioral pattern that continues regardless of the harmful consequences. A person who repeatedly relapses regardless of how many times they say they are going to quit. The relationship between science and addiction has become the center of research and discussion for over half a century. Everyone…