October is #SubstanceAbusePreventionMonth, a time where those in recovery come together, support one another, and share experiences. We’re in unprecedented times, and many people are struggling more than ever with addiction. Making connections and sharing coping skills in recovery has never been more important.
With this in mind, each day of October, we shared a “tip of the day” on social media, with advice from Crest View’s experts on how to recognize and prevent substance abuse. Whether you’re already in recovery, are still using, or are the loved one of someone struggling with addiction or coping skills in recovery, we’re here for you and are confident our insight can help you navigate your unique journey. Many of us at Crest View have been in your shoes before. We want to make sure that you’re equipped with the knowledge to make the right next steps based on the type of substance abuse which will let you know what treatment you or a loved one will need following the decision to get help.
First thing’s first: remember you are not alone. Millions around the world struggle with addiction and are deciding to enter recovery. But the good thing is that there are countless trained professionals dedicating their lives to helping these individuals live happy and healthy lives.
Scroll below to read the compiled list of tips, and give us a follow on our social media platforms for additional detail and resources related to substance abuse prevention.