Relationships in Recovery

Navigating Relationships in Recovery: Rebuilding Trust and Communication

Recovery from addiction is a transformative journey that not only impacts individuals but also profoundly affects their relationships with loved ones. Navigating these relationships during recovery can be challenging, as they may be strained or damaged due to past behaviors and actions associated with addiction. However, with commitment, patience, and effective communication, it is possible…

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How to Break the Cycle of Obsessive Thoughts

If a person endures obsessive overthinking, this does not necessarily mean they have obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). When a person’s repetitive thoughts disrupt everyday activities and decline proper functioning, they have OCD. Types of thoughts that are discouraging urges or may seem disturbing cause anxiety and possibly other mental health conditions.   Typically, people will turn…

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What Is Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndrome?

Many people may think that once the detoxing process is over, the symptoms of withdrawal are over. In some cases that might be true, but researchers are beginning to study a syndrome called post-acute withdrawal syndrome (PAWS). Post-acute withdrawal syndrome is a collection of symptoms that persists for weeks or even months after the acute…

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Common Negative Emotions During Drug and Alcohol Detox

It’s common to experience negative emotions during drug and alcohol detox. A comprehensive residential detox program provides a variety of therapies designed to support detox and help you get through the first days of recovery. At Pines Recovery Life Detox in South Florida, dialectical behavior therapy is one of the treatment methods we use to…