Author Archives: Acceptance Recovery Center

  • Who Does Opioid Addiction Affect?
    Monday, February 1st, 2021

    Who Does Opioid Addiction Affect?

    Opioid addiction affects millions of Americans and their families. No one is exempt from this public health issue – it impacts people of all ages, genders, ethnicities and professions. Even though there hasn’t been as much attention toward America’s...
  • 2020 Holidays, COVID-19 & Addiction Recovery
    Tuesday, December 15th, 2020

    2020 Holidays, COVID-19 & Addiction Recovery

    The holidays can be a stressful time for people in recovery. There tends to be more temptation and triggers around this time, as well as high expectations for buying gifts, hosting dinners and seeing extended family. And if this...
  • The 4 Stages of Alcoholism for High-Functioning Addicts
    Tuesday, December 1st, 2020

    The 4 Stages of Alcoholism for High-Functioning Addicts

    The term ‘functional alcoholic’ is typically used to describe someone who is dependent on alcohol but able to function in society. In fact, these individuals are likely to be well-educated with a family and successful career. This makes it...
  • First Sober Thanksgiving: Top Tips to Get You By
    Thursday, November 5th, 2020

    First Sober Thanksgiving: Top Tips to Get You By

    The holidays mean something different for everyone. But if you’re a newly recovering addict, you probably associate the holidays with a time to drink and relax with friends and family. The night before Thanksgiving (also known as Drinksgiving or...
  • Who is Outpatient Addiction Treatment Best For?
    Sunday, November 1st, 2020

    Who is Outpatient Addiction Treatment Best For?

    Acceptance Recovery Center offers a number of treatment programs in Scottsdale AZ, and outpatient rehab is one of them. Many people who inquire about our services have questions on this program and how it can help treat an addiction...
  • How to Tell if Someone is Abusing Oxycodone
    Monday, October 5th, 2020

    How to Tell if Someone is Abusing Oxycodone

    Oxycodone is a powerful painkiller used to treat moderate to severe pain. It is the main ingredient found in many commonly abused brand-name painkillers like OxyContin and Percocet. While there is a use for this drug, it’s also addictive...
  • Top 8 Relapse Prevention Skills to Get You Through Early Recovery
    Monday, October 5th, 2020

    Top 8 Relapse Prevention Skills to Get You Through Early Recovery

    Relapse prevention skills are an important part of the recovery process. At any stage of recovery, there is a risk for relapse. Having strong relapse prevention skills can help you avoid triggers and stay on track with your sobriety....
  • It’s National Recovery Month: 10 Reasons to Embrace Recovery
    Wednesday, September 9th, 2020

    It’s National Recovery Month: 10 Reasons to Embrace Recovery

    Every September is National Recovery Month, a time to increase awareness and understanding of mental and substance use disorders as well as celebrate the people who are in recovery. The recovery process is not an easy journey but it’s...