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Understanding Overdose: What Happens in the Body

February 7, 2019 12:52 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Substance abuse disorder is a growing health epidemic in the United States. The number of deaths caused by overdose are continuing to rise, and in many areas, addiction treatment is difficult to obtain. Additionally, misinformation and misconceptions about substance abuse and the physical realities of addiction contribute to poor addiction treatment and a lack of understanding regarding the risks of overdose. When overdose occurs, the body has absorbed too much of a toxic substance. Depending on the type of substance that the patient is overdosing on, the symptoms and bodily reaction will appear different, but the end result, barring treatment,... View Article

An Alcohol Recovery Center in Phoenix, AZ Presents the Top Four Health Benefits of Quitting Alcohol

January 15, 2019 12:23 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Have you ever considered how alcohol consumption is affecting your physical health? Drinking causes some serious side effects on the body. Over time, alcohol can take a treacherous toll on your entire system. Fortunately, quitting alcohol can allow you to turn the tide on your health. To encourage you to take good care of your body, an alcohol recovery center in Phoenix, AZ presents the following benefits of quitting alcohol. Healthier Skin Collagen is a protein that is present in skin cells. This substance connects the cells to keep the tissue firm and strong. If collagen breaks down, the skin... View Article

New Year, New You: Sober Living in Phoenix, AZ for 2019

January 1, 2019 12:23 am Published by Leave your thoughts

As James looked back on his life in 2018, he didn’t always like what he saw. His nights were filled with too much alcohol. There were some weekends he could hardly recall. His finances were a mess. Many of his relationships were strained. He realized he needed to make a resolution for 2019. He needed to try sober living in Phoenix, AZ. Maybe you’re like James, and would like to create a new, sober you in 2019. If you’re not sure it’s worth the effort, consider the benefits you could enjoy from sober living in Phoenix, AZ this coming year.... View Article

How to Avoid Alcohol This Holiday Season

December 13, 2018 11:07 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

From the moment you walk through the door, your cousin Bob tried to shove a beer into your hand, and then there was the toast you dad made during dinner. In many families, alcohol is very much a part of the holiday season. From family dinners to work parties, it seems that alcohol is the one guest that is invited to them all. If you are recovering from alcohol addiction, the holidays can be very difficult. At Advanced Sober Living, a local alcohol recovery center in Phoenix, AZ, we know how challenging it can be to avoid alcohol during the... View Article

How to Avoid a Holiday Relapse

November 29, 2018 11:06 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The holidays are a time to gather, celebrate and make memories, but the holidays can also be a stressful time. Many people struggle with family, money worries and other stressors. And if you are struggling with an addiction, the holidays can be particularly difficult. At Advanced Sober Living in Phoenix, AZ, we often have individuals coming to us asking how they can avoid a relapse during the holiday season. The best thing you can do is to have a plan. Identifying what challenges you may face during the holidays and preparing for those challenges ahead of time can make all... View Article