woman forgives herself during addiction recovery

Importance of Forgiving Yourself During Recovery

When it comes to recovering from a substance use disorder, addiction forgiveness is essential. It can take a lot for your family and friends to forgive you for what you’ve done while under the influence of drugs and alcohol, especially if there’s trauma or negative history involved. However, for many individuals, forgiving themselves can be…

Women manages her stress during recovery

The Importance of Stress Management for Addiction Recovery

The addiction recovery process involves developing the skills you need to handle challenges in the future. During therapy, you’ll learn about strategies that can help you manage stress effectively. Stress can be a trigger for relapse, and for that reason, stress management is an important component of addiction treatment. Our team at Midwest Detox Center…

man deals with untreated anxiety that lead to addiction

How Untreated Anxiety Manifests as Addiction

Anxiety causes physical and emotional symptoms. Everyone experiences anxious feelings at times. These are usually tied to a specific event or concern and can resolve reasonably quickly. For those with an anxiety disorder, it isn’t a fleeting feeling. It’s a chronic condition that has an impact on all areas of their life. It’s also closely…

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5 Benefits of Holistic Therapy

Holistic therapy is a term that refers to alternative or complementary addiction therapies. The word holistic itself means that the treatment team considers all factors during treatment, including mental, social, emotional, and physical factors. The holistic treatment uses complementary therapies along with traditional addiction treatment. What Is Holistic Therapy? Holistic therapy can refer to therapies designed…