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Transitioning From Inpatient To Outpatient Addiction Treatment

Many people associate addiction treatment with residential rehab. In this setting, clients spend thirty to ninety days living in a treatment center where they will eat, sleep, and participate in group and individual therapy. However, there are several other models of treatment. Outpatient addiction treatment is a good option for those who have completed an…

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What Are Different Activities in Adventure Therapy?

Treatment for substance abuse issues will look different for every individual. Someone who is struggling with alcohol addiction will require a different treatment plan than someone in treatment for opioid addiction. At Westwind Recovery®, we offer a wide range of therapies for our clients. Every individual in our care receives a personalized treatment plan that…

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The Dangers of Alcohol and Exercise

You wouldn’t think that alcohol and exercise go together, but the truth is, people who exercise more also tend to drink more. This may not seem like a problem. Wouldn’t exercise work off the alcohol? However, this combination can be a problem for many reasons, and there’s science behind it. Whether you’re celebrating after completing…

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3 Common Myths About Addiction Treatment

When you are ready to get help for your addiction, it might seem like an uphill battle. There are many common myths that center around addiction treatment. These myths about addiction treatment can make you question whether you should get help or are even worthy of support. Learn more about three of the most common…

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10 Ways Sober Living Homes Strengthen Your Recovery

Sober living is a recovery stage that occurs after a person completes detoxification (detox) and when they are ready for a treatment program. It offers a period of transition in which a person with substance abuse issues receives the tools and guidance that can help them return to a fully independent lifestyle without abusing drugs.…