woman on couch fighting relapse triggers

Understanding And Fighting Relapse Triggers

Fighting relapse triggers is part of a comprehensive treatment plan. This is true before and after your “treatment plan” is completed. Fighting relapse triggers begins the moment you or your loved one decides to cease drug use. After the classes and group treatment participation is over, you continue to fight relapse triggers throughout your sobriety. Lucida…

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Panic Attack Prevention For The Layperson

Lucida Treatment Center staffers understand that panic attacks are a common occurrence in any given population. Moreover, people with substance abuse and mental health issues are subjected to suffering panic attacks at a greater incidence. You don’t have to be a professional to understand panic attacks. And you don’t have to be a professional to understand…

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Are 12-Step Groups Safe for Women?

Support groups, especially those using the 12 steps, are loved by many and rejected by others. For substance abusers, a support group is an important part of an overall treatment program. The support group provides emotional and social connections with other people with similar experiences. Support groups give recovering addicts a place to go to…

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5 Healthy Lifestyle Habits to Support Lifelong Recovery

Overcoming alcoholism, illicit or prescription drug abuse, overeating, workaholism, and other process addictions are tough in many respects. Not only is going through detox to clear out toxic substances difficult to go through, but there’s also the issue of learning about addiction, coping measures, getting involved with 12-step self-help groups or alternatives, and beginning the…