Midwest Recovery Centers Blog
In the addiction treatment realm, you’ll often hear the term “co-occurring” or “co-occurring disorder” tossed around. But what does it mean?
Watching a loved one struggle through the addiction recovery process can be heartbreaking. You likely want to be there to help them through it, but you may not know exactly what you can do for them.
Nutrition is a vital component of addiction recovery because a focus on healthy meal planning, diet and exercise not only improves physical health but has a proven impact on overall wellness.
Group therapy is an incredible tool which can instill a sense of confidence, hope and reassurance that you are not alone in your journey to recovery.
By structuring your recovery around a positive group setting, 12-step programs can jumpstart your connection to others, helping you connect and support people who are also struggling with addiction.
USA Today spoke with our own Kevin O’Grady, the clinical director here at Midwest Recovery Centers, who discussed the Purdue Pharma decision to not market OxyContin and how much remains to be done to help slow the opioid crisis.
Adults with ADHD are more likely to engage in substance abuse, suffer from addiction longer, and are more likely to relapse than those without the disorder, according to research.
Addiction treatment needs to be more than just combating cravings and unhealthy behaviors. A successful recovery is dependent on a total lifestyle transformation, which is exactly how a transitional recovery process works.
Your journey toward recovery doesn’t need to take you far from home. In fact, some of the most effective and successful treatment programs can often be found within your own city limits
The biggest challenge of recovery is staying the course after you’ve completed treatment for your addiction. Fortunately, there are ways to manage the triggers that threaten to unravel your progress. Read on to learn how you can stay strong during your recovery.