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The Truth About Ptsd and Alcoholism

By |June 5th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Post-traumatic stress disorder is a psychiatric disorder that is typically caused by a severe traumatic experience, or a set of traumatic experiences. The American Psychiatric Association reports that PTSD affects over 3.5 percent of ...

Immersing Yourself In Addiction Recovery

By |October 15th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

If you have successfully completed a program of addiction recovery, you are in good position. You have learned that it is possible to break the cycle of addiction. You know working a program is ...

Using Neuroscience to Battle Teen Addiction

By |September 13th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

If you’re a parent wondering how to discuss the dangers of substance abuse with your teen, it’s important to remember their brain is still developing. The brain is the last part of the human ...

Why The 12-Step Program Works

By |September 1st, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

At Immersion Recovery Center, we believe addiction is a disease of the mind, body and spirit, and the book of Alcoholics Anonymous provides the most well-rounded approach to addressing these three components. The 12-step ...

What Does It Mean to Have a Co-Occurring Disorder?

By |August 6th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Co-occurring disorders, also referred to as dual diagnosis, is a term for when mental illness and substance use disorder occur at the same time. According to a 2014 National Survey on Drug Use and ...

What Is Powerlessness? Step One of the 12-Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous

By |July 3rd, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

“We admitted that we were powerless over our addiction, that our lives had become unmanageable.” That’s Step 1 of the 12-Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous, and as anyone who is active in the 12-Step community ...

4 Personality Traits That Can Indicate Addiction

By |May 25th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The term “addictive personality” suggests a personality type that makes a person more likely to become addicted to drugs or alcohol. But it’s not so black and white. No single personality type sets someone ...

What Is Powerlessness? Step One of the 12-Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous

By |April 7th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , |

“We admitted that we were powerless over our addiction, that our lives had become unmanageable.” That’s Step 1 of the 12-Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous, and as anyone who is active in the 12-Step community will ...

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