man struggles with relapse triggers

Identifying Addiction and Relapse Triggers

Relapse is an unfortunately common occurrence for people in addiction recovery. Part of avoiding relapse is about understanding relapse triggers and how to spot them. Rehab programs often support participants in developing comprehensive aftercare plans that identify addiction and relapse triggers. Contact Georgia Addiction Treatment Center at 833.641.0661 to learn more about addiction therapy programs.…

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Observing National Alcohol and Drug Recovery Month

National Alcohol and Drug Recovery Month is observed every year in September. The nation has observed this month for the past thirty years. Its purpose is twofold: to celebrate the gains made by those in recovery and educate the general public about high-quality drug addiction treatment and mental health services. If you or someone in…

psychological dependence

What Is Psychological Dependence?

Psychological dependence is the emotional and mental reliance on a substance. It generally appears as strong urges or cravings. Psychological dependence is nearly always present in people struggling with addiction, especially those struggling with an Adderall addiction. Weeding out a patient’s psychological dependence is core to addiction recovery. You can learn more about our addiction…

woman celebrating her first year of sobriety

Adjusting to Your First Year of Sobriety

While addiction recovery is unique to each person, the first year of sobriety often poses the most challenges. Following an addiction treatment program, you may be faced with a new you or a version of yourself that you haven’t known since before your addiction. You may be figuring out and trying to understand your new…

woman with prayer hands dealing with behavioral addictions

Understanding Behavioral Addictions

Behavioral addictions are not just limited to substance abuse or dependency. They can include anything from shopping and gambling to internet pornography. Someone who has a problem with a behavioral addiction can essentially get addicted to any behavior. Some of the most normal behaviors can turn into a problem because the person has a difficult…

a family staging an intervention for a loved one

Staging an Intervention

In most cases, people do not just abandon substance abuse. They need proper and constant motivation. Staging an intervention can be an excellent way of helping a loved one see sense in seeking professional help. If you need to organize an intervention, seek professional assistance from Georgia Addiction Treatment Center. But before you stage an…