Navigating Anxiety During Holiday Travel Season

Plane in flight Contributor: Staff at Keystone Treatment Center The holiday travel season is here, bringing with it the stress and anxiety that come with traveling at this time of year. Easing those feelings with drugs or alcohol might be tempting, especially for those who already struggle with addiction. But there are healthier ways to navigate anxiety during [...]
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How Faith Helps Some People Remain Committed to Recovery

Man praying for God to help in your recovery Contributor: Staff at Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center Nurturing the spirit can have a powerful impact on a person who is in recovery from addiction, even if they aren’t affiliated with a specific religion. When paired with treatment methods that address the mind and body, spirituality or religion can play a critical role in the [...]
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The Problem with Mom Wine Culture

Mother and baby in snow Contributor: Staff at Sierra Tucson Mommy needs some wine. At least, that’s what T-shirts, tumblers and baby onesies across the country are declaring. It’s a cultural trend that has made mimosas a requirement at many playdates, and the messaging doesn’t stop with the merchandise. Moms are sharing memes on social media that call wine “mommy [...]
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What Is Fueling the Rise in Alcohol Use Among Women During COVID-19?

COVID-19 Virus Contributor: Staff at Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center What was once a glass of wine or a cocktail to unwind became something different during the COVID-19 pandemic. Alcohol sales boomed during the past 18 months as Americans’ appetite for imbibing grew amid a period of frequent isolation and uncertainty. An International Journal of Environmental Research and [...]
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