Avoiding Relapse Triggers This Christmas

Avoiding Relapse Triggers This Christmas

If you are concerned about your addiction recovery this Christmas, it’s important to pay attention to what your triggers are. Getting together with family and friends can lead to drinking, as can loneliness and feelings of isolation. Each individual will have different triggers, but there are similar and overlapping ways to understands and avoid relapse…

personality disorders

Understanding Personality Disorders

Personality disorders are complex. Your personality is comprised of many components. Your behavior, how you think, and how you process information are all part of a personality. You will inherit pieces of your personality from your parents. Your personality is shaped by your past experiences, both positive and negative. A personality disorder is identified when…

veterans and substance abuse

Veterans and Substance Abuse

There is an unsettling connection between veterans and substance abuse. Some veterans return from active duty with post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD, while others use drugs and alcohol as self-medication. At Las Vegas Recovery Center, we have a special program dedicated to veterans struggling with substance use disorders. Learn more about the connection between veterans…

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Alcohol Abuse and Relationships

Unfortunately, the association between alcohol and relationships is often detrimental. Alcohol abuse is a real problem that can negatively affect marriages, romantic relationships, families and drive wedges between individuals. People who depend on alcohol commit actions such as misuse of finances, ignoring the children, causing physical fights, threatening the happiness and health of those around…

a woman asking her dentist about meth and your teeth

How Meth Damages Your Teeth

Methamphetamine is a strong stimulant that is highly addictive. Users consume meth, commonly known as glass, speed, ice, or crystal, through snorting, smoking, injecting, or swallowing pills to achieve the sought after feeling of euphoria and intense pleasure. However, methamphetamine can cause severe health consequences such as; permanent brain damage, high blood pressure, anxiety, irregular…