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5 Denials Of A Person With Substance Use Disorder

5 Denials Of A Person With Substance Use Disorder

One of the key characteristics of addiction is denial. Many addicts live in a world of denial, believing that they are the one in control, regardless of the fact that their life is disintegrating around them. They may have even tried to quit and been unsuccessful but still believe if they really want to, they can do it themselves.

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Warning Signs of Relapse

Warning Signs of Relapse

While Aspire Counseling Services has lower rates of relapse than many other substance use treatment facilities, we realize that rates of relapse are significantly high, between 40%-60% according to the National Institute of Health. Relapse is not a failure of treatment, or the individual, addiction took a long time to occur, and the emotional, mental, and physical effects on your body are long lasting. If you learn the signs of the various stages of relapse, and how to deal with those symptoms, then you are less likely to fall into a full relapse.

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My New Normal

My New Normal

After completing addiction treatment at Aspire Counseling Services you will likely feel a wide variety of emotions, from relief, pride, and excitement, to nervousness, worry, and even fear of what your new normal will look like. It is crucial to understand that addiction recovery is a lifelong journey, but a rewarding journey if you stay focused and build the right relationships to support you along the way.

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Keeping Your Teen Safe This Summer

Keeping Your Teen Safe This Summer

Summer offers a lot of free time opportunity for teenagers, something they treasure! However, for parents, there is a valid concern of how to protect their teen’s health and wellness. Aspire Counseling Services offers some tips for parents to help them address challenges their teen may face, such as mental health problems, behavioral issues, and substance use.

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What Role Are You Playing?

What Role Are You Playing?

When you have a loved one that is fighting an addiction to alcohol or drugs, it is a necessary step in self-discovery to consider what your role has been throughout their struggles. There are many different roles that family members take on when someone is living with a substance use disorder: the Enabler, the Lost Child, the Mascot, or the Hero. Regardless of what your role has been in the past, family support groups held at Aspire Counseling Services can help you to change your role to best help your loved one as well as yourself.

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Importance of Community Connections

Importance of Community Connections

Aspire Counseling Services is at the forefront in providing top quality, affordable care to each of the communities we serve. However, Aspire does not do this alone. We have very close community connections with numerous schools and organizations to educate and proactively address substance use and mental health issues from a preventative and recovery standpoint.

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It’s A Journey Not A Destination

It’s A Journey Not A Destination

It’s a Journey Not a Destination You may have heard that sobriety is a journey, not a destination. What does that mean? Some people mistakenly believe it means that sobriety can never be achieved, you will always struggle and fight against intense cravings...

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Substance Use: Know How to Talk to Your Teen

Substance Use: Know How to Talk to Your Teen

Substance Use: Know How to Talk to Your Teen As parents, we are aware of all the mistakes we made as teenagers and want to help make sure our teens don’t make the same mistakes, or even worse ones. That makes us tend to give our children as much advice as...

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Nature: The Best Treatment

Nature: The Best Treatment

Nature: The Best Treatment Over the past two years, stress and anxiety have increased to nearly pandemic levels themselves. The many unknowns and severe disruptions to all our lives have caused many of us to experience mental health issues for the first...

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Treatment | Again?

Treatment | Again?

Treatment | Again Many people will recover from an addiction, then relapse and begin using drugs or drinking again. In fact, between 40% to 60% of recovering addicts will relapse. With a relapse, most people will experience feelings of shame and guilt and a...

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Fake It Or Own It

Fake It Or Own It

Fake It or Own It – How to Make It There is an old saying, “Fake it ‘til you make it.” The implication is that if you imitate having confidence, and ability to do something, that eventually you will build that confidence and ability. There is some scientific...

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Women | Providing Healing, Promoting Hope

Women | Providing Healing, Promoting Hope

Women | Providing Healing, Promoting Hope Since 1987, Congress has passed a resolution each year recognizing March as Women’s History Month. The contributions of women are often overlooked in history, and this month provides an opportunity to have their...

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