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Holistic Addiction Treatment: A Day in the Life at Crest View Recovery Center

A holistic approach to treating addiction means taking into account the whole of an individual seeking treatment. It means understanding every part of a person and teaching therapeutic reality-based techniques for maintaining a healthy lifestyle. At Crest View, we like to think of it as a WHOLEistic approach to treatment, working toward the recovery of…

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Avoiding Addiction Treatment During COVID-19? Learn Why Not Going is a Bigger Risk

Isolation and job loss often result in low self-esteem, increased depression, higher rates of substance misuse, and worse addiction treatment outcomes. We knew this before 2020, but COVID-19 shed a spotlight on it like never before. Within weeks of the pandemic’s inception, there was an unprecedented spike in opioid-related deaths and a staggering 55 percent…

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How to Pick the Right Drug or Alcohol Rehab Center: A 5-Step Process

In a previous blog post – Is Dry January Enough? Here are the Signs of Physical Dependence – we explored the topic of Dry January, and how to know whether your or a loved one’s substance use warrants more than a single month of sobriety. For anyone with substance use disorder and/or addiction, professional treatment…

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Is Dry January Enough? Here are the Signs of Physical Dependence

Are you or a loved one participating in Dry January? Dry January can have many health benefits for some individuals – improved sleep, a clearer mind, money saved, and potentially a healthier relationship with alcohol – just to name a few. However, for individuals living with an addiction and/or substance use problem, a single month…

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Resolutions in Recovery: Tips to Get Sober or Remain Sober in the New Year

As we approach the New Year, many people around the world are beginning to think about their goals, aspirations, and resolutions for 2021. If you’re in recovery from an addiction, or aspiring to get sober, this time of year can provoke a variety of emotions. If you’re confident in your recovery journey, you may be…

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Thinking About Getting Sober in the New Year? Here are the Benefits of Sobriety

2020 has been a difficult year to say the least. This is particularly true for those living with an addiction: The University of Michigan’s Addiction Center stated that stress and social isolation related to COVID-19 can increase susceptibility to substance misuse, addiction, and relapse. A study funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) found…

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Holistic Addiction Treatment: A Humanized Approach to Recovery

At Crest View, our approach to recovery is different than most rehabs. We don’t believe in cookie-cutter solutions. Each person that walks through our door has their own past, their own needs, and their own story. A one-size-fits-all approach simply won’t work. Instead, we use a holistic addiction treatment approach that’s focused on improving the…