Author Archives: Acceptance Recovery Center

  • 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...
  • Why Personal Boundaries are Important in Addiction Recovery
    Monday, August 24th, 2020

    Why Personal Boundaries are Important in Addiction Recovery

    Drug and alcohol addiction takes a significant toll on the family unit. When an addict finally agrees to accept help, they can focus on reclaiming their life, working on their relationships and staying away from drugs and alcohol. Healing...
  • Ways to Turn Down Alcohol When You Don’t Want to Drink
    Monday, August 3rd, 2020

    Ways to Turn Down Alcohol When You Don’t Want to Drink

    If you are giving up drinking, it can be hard to know what to say in social situations. Having conversations about your sobriety can be uncomfortable, and you should never have to share more than you want to. To...
  • What is Trauma Therapy and How Does it Work?
    Tuesday, July 28th, 2020

    What is Trauma Therapy and How Does it Work?

    Trauma is damage to the mind that occurs from a distressing experience or experiences such as witnessing a death, being involved in an accident or suffering abuse as a child. Some people who experience trauma develop a trauma-related response...
  • Is it Possible to Get Addicted to Marijuana
    Monday, July 6th, 2020

    Is it Possible to Get Addicted to Marijuana

    There’s a common misconception going around that marijuana is not addictive. In fact, in recent years, it has been legalized in a dozen states and praised for its medicinal purposes. Unfortunately, this sends the message that marijuana is safe....
  • 5 Common Misconceptions about the 12 Step Program
    Wednesday, June 24th, 2020

    5 Common Misconceptions about the 12 Step Program

    Treatment centers like Acceptance Recovery Center follow a 12-step approach. We do so because this program has a long-standing reputation for helping people stay sober while living their best life. This is far better than going through the motions...
  • When Does a Habit Turn Into an Addiction
    Monday, June 1st, 2020

    When Does a Habit Turn Into an Addiction

    Many of us have our vices – cigarettes, coffee, TV – but when does a habit turn into an addiction? There is actually a fine line between the two, which is why people often confuse them. However, an addiction...