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Recovering while Parenting Children

October 9, 2019 8:47 pm Published by
There are many things we can learn from flying in a plane. One is the safest way guardians can parent their children. I’m referring to the Federal Aviation Administration’s mandate that before taking off, flight attendants must show and tell how the emergency oxygen features of the plane work. It goes something like this: In Read The Full Article…...
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Recovery Is Keeping Problem Solving Simple

August 6, 2019 4:12 pm Published by
Good problem solving involves simplifying the issue until you can identify what the really crucial point is, and then doing what’s necessary to resolve that point. Problem-solving also involves letting go of what’s past and done with and can’t be changed. Bad problem solving means obscuring the real issue with egotistical worries and invented fears, Read The Full Article…...
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Can We Control Our Emotions?

July 29, 2019 3:36 pm Published by
That fact is, we can’t control our emotions. Can you accurately and consistently predict how you will feel next Tuesday? Does telling yourself to be confident always make you feel confident? Does someone yelling at you always make you mad? The answer to these questions is no. What Can You Do About Emotion? The absolute Read The Full Article…...

5 Ways to Improve Your Health in a Drug Rehab Program

July 1, 2019 6:28 pm Published by
Royal Life Centers at Spokane Heights provides comprehensive addiction treatment for alcohol and substance use disorder. Our drug rehab program is extensive, offering top-quality care at both inpatient and outpatient levels of care. Royal Life Centers at Spokane Heights offers addiction treatment programs designed to follow guests through the recovery process. During our treatment programs, Read The Full Article…...
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Five Healthy Habits To Make in Drug Rehab

June 30, 2019 8:56 pm Published by
Addiction Treatment In addiction treatment, guests relearn important life skills and gain tools that allow them to process and get through any obstacles that life may throw their way. Part of addiction recovery is removing bad habits, and replacing those habits with healthy ones. Making Healthy Habits Making healthy habits are what will ultimately create Read The Full Article…...

Why is Nutrition Important in Addiction Treatment Centers?

June 9, 2019 2:38 pm Published by
Addiction contributes to poor nutrition or malnourishment. Constant consumption of alcohol or other substances denies the body of essential nutrients and prevents the body from absorbing these key nutrients. Many alcoholics and addicts have little knowledge about how to properly nourish their bodies, after letting their diets fall to the side during their addiction for Read The Full Article…...
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Meth: The Stigma

May 22, 2019 7:25 pm Published by
For some reason, meth addiction holds one of the largest stigmas in our society; today, I want to explore why. For as long as I can remember, being a drug addict was seen as just about the worst role you could take in society. My mom would often point out drug addicts on the street Read The Full Article…...
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Anti-Opioid Meds: Medical Detox

May 15, 2019 5:45 pm Published by
Opioids are a class of drugs that include both prescription painkillers like Vicodin, Percocet, OxyContin, Opana, etc., illicit drugs like heroin and synthetics like Fentanyl. Opioids are “downers” which means that they are more or less relaxants. Opioid prescription medications have a very high abuse potential. Common prescription opioids include sub-categories like Codeine, Hydrocodone, Oxycodone, Read The Full Article…...