living with anxiety

Tips for Living with Anxiety

Nearly everyone experiences anxiety right before a big presentation or surrounding an important, life-changing decision. Though these feelings can cause physical reactions like sweating, trembling limbs, and increased heart rate, for most people, symptoms pass once the anxiety-inducing event is over. If you fit this description, you probably do not need anxiety treatment.  Some people…

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Common Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms

Alcohol is one of the most widely accepted drugs known today. It has been reported that more than 80% of people in the U.S. over 18 have consumed alcohol at least once, and nearly 55% have consumed alcohol within the last several weeks. With such prevalence in society, it’s no wonder that alcoholism is one…

ptsd and addiction

The Link Between PTSD and Addiction

In general, most people are familiar with the term PTSD, which stands for “post-traumatic stress disorder,” a condition that describes the lingering effects a patient may experience after witnessing or living through a traumatic event. Though PTSD was used exclusively to describe veterans of war for many years, the definition has expanded to include multiple…

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The Risks of Quitting Cold-Turkey

Millions of people are reported to have suffered from a prescription opioid addiction, and more than 600,000 suffer from heroin addiction. Though each of these conditions is distinctive, the numbers aren’t mutually exclusive; in fact, the significant push to prescribe more pain relievers to patients of all types over the past 20 to 30 years…

heroin overdose symptoms

Getting Help for Heroin Overdose Symptoms

If you or a loved one is struggling with heroin or opioid dependency, it’s important to know the signs of overdose so that you can potentially save your own life or the life of a family member or friend. Heroin overdose symptoms and effects can vary depending on the severity as well as other circumstances;…

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Staying Sober over 4th of July

Going through addiction treatment can be extremely difficult for many reasons, no matter what substance you’re struggling with, how long you’ve been dependent on it, and what the circumstances of your life may be. Going through a drug or alcohol rehab program has its challenges regardless of how dedicated you are to your recovery or…

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Maintaining Sobriety After Rehab

Completing a rehab program is the first step to staying sober. But what happens after you complete the program? Staying sober post-rehab doesn’t have to be difficult. Get yourself equipped with the right tools and support system, and you can do it.  Reach out to the trained addiction recovery professionals at Liberty Bay Recovery by…

stages of alcohol withdrawal

The Stages of Alcohol Withdrawal

Alcohol withdrawal can be a painful, scary, and dangerous experience. Fear of withdrawal often compels the alcoholic to keep drinking. But clinging to your addiction is not the answer. According to the National Institute on Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 100,000 Americans die from alcohol-related diseases every year.  Finding the right alcohol detox center is key…

sober summer

Tips to Help You Enjoy A Sober Summer

Whether this is your first sober summer or your twentieth, congratulations! Here at Liberty Bay Recovery, we’ll arm you with the tools to stay sober this summer (and all year long).  Reach out to our experienced addiction specialists today by calling 855.607.8758 for more information about how to enroll in one of our addiction therapy…

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Benefits of an Outpatient Rehab

Addiction is a disease, but it’s a treatable one. If you or anyone in your life has been dealing with drug or alcohol addiction, there is a light at the end of the tunnel. Outpatient rehab programs can get you on your way to healing. Contact Liberty Bay Recovery today for more information about our…