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What to Expect at an Alcohol Recovery Center in Phoenix, AZ

April 3, 2019 3:58 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you’ve been considering checking yourself in to an alcohol recovery center in Phoenix, AZ for addiction treatment, you might be wondering what you can expect out of a typical day in the facility. Most such facilities will keep a very rigid and organized structure to their days, with a variety of common activities and therapies. Having this sort of structure helps to prevent stress among the residents and any feelings of uncertainty that might otherwise be present with a more variable schedule. While specific activities vary based on the recovery center, its specialties and its amenities, here’s a good... 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 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

How Long It Takes to Really Recover from Drug Abuse

July 18, 2018 8:42 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Addiction is a life-long battle. If you or someone you love is currently exhibiting symptoms of an addiction related disorder, it’s important to understand the long-term implications of substance addiction, and maintain realistic recovery expectations. If you understand the monumental control and interpersonal support necessary to overcome substance abuse, you’ll be better prepared to undertake your own addiction battle, or support your loved one as they fight against substance abuse. Rehabilitation programs are often a great way to help people along their journey toward independence from substance abuse. Rehab programs exist in a number of different forms, including outpatient programs... View Article

Discover Your Triggers and Prevent Them: Tips for Sober Living in Phoenix, AZ

May 30, 2018 12:33 am Published by Leave your thoughts

One of the biggest obstacles that people struggling with addiction face in their road to recovery is the triggers that suddenly cause difficult-to-suppress urges to use substances again. It might be seeing old friends or acquaintances, or experiencing certain types of stress. These triggers differ for everyone, but it’s important that anyone fighting to recover from addiction knows what these triggers are so they can better develop plans to fight against them. Identifying triggers to help you achieve sober living in Phoenix, AZ can be difficult, as they might not necessarily have a direct physical effect on your body. There... View Article

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