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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 ...

3 Ways to Optimize Winter Health During Addiction Recovery

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

Nobody looks forward to the arrival of cold and flu season, but the spread of winter germs can be particularly challenging for people in the early stages of recovery. Drug and alcohol misuse lowers ...

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 ...

7 Useful Ways to Support a Loved One in Recovery

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

The transition into sobriety is challenging for both the addict and their loved ones. It’s something families have to deal with together, which isn’t a simple process, as those struggling with addiction often shut ...

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 ...

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