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Do I have an addiction to alcohol?

12th September 2017

Do I have an addiction to alcohol? In this blog post, we attempt to answer the question ‘am I an alcoholic?’ Unfortunately, there exist many misleading stereotypes when it comes to alcoholism. These stereotypes are not helpful because they do not accurately represent alcoholism in the least. When you think about people who suffer from

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Process Addictions: What Are They, Types and Treatments

29th August 2017

Here, we answer the question, what are process addictions? Find out here the most common types of process addiction and how they can be treated. If you need help with an addiction now, don’t hesitate to contact us today at Ocean Recovery to find out how we can help you recover, no matter your kind

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The Benefits of Going to Rehab Abroad

31st July 2017

In this post, we discuss the benefits of attending a drug rehab and/or alcohol rehab clinic abroad. This article assumes you live in North America. This article is not strictly intended for a European audience, although people living in Europe may nevertheless benefit from what follows. Going to rehab abroad is often termed ‘medical tourism’.

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Benefits of Private Drug Rehab

27th July 2017

In this article, we discuss the benefits of attending a private drug rehab clinic. This is the chief and for many, the only alternative to attending a council-funded rehab clinic. Given funding cutbacks since 2010, many people who experience drug addiction find it incredibly difficult to attend a council-funded rehab clinic, and so private treatment

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Guide to Rebuilding Relationships in Recovery

27th April 2017

If you have experienced addiction, you will likely know the toll dependency can take on close connections and how challenging it can be to rebuild relationships in recovery. In fact, many people cite addiction as the primary cause of a breakup or divorce. In this article, you’ll find information on the common effects of addiction

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How to Succeed at Sober Living After Rehab

26th April 2017

Once you’ve successfully completed residential rehab treatment, you are set to live your life in recovery. All the hard work of overcoming drug or alcohol addiction is over, and you will be ready to start sober living after rehab. Unfortunately, going to rehab is just the beginning of your addiction treatment and recovery journey. Not

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Anxiety and Addiction Guide

26th April 2017

Anxiety and addiction. These two conditions, though distinct, often intersect in ways that many might not immediately recognise. This guide explores the relationship between anxiety and addiction, providing a comprehensive look at how these challenges can overlap, the science behind them, and how both conditions can be treated simultaneously.   What Is Anxiety? Anxiety can

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All Time Top 20 Addiction Recovery Quotes

21st March 2017

In this post, we list 20 of our favourite recovery and addiction quotes of ALL time. If you are on Facebook or Pinterest, it’s likely you have read many of these quotes in the past, or at least seen some of them in your ‘timeline’. It’s also likely that you may not have paid too

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Why the War on Drugs has Failed

3rd February 2017

This week we have been busy designing an infographic highlighting why the ‘War On Drugs” should be abolished. This ‘war’ has been ongoing since 1971. In that amount of time, the global trade in illicit drugs has gone from strength to strength. Clearly, this ‘War’ isn’t working. In this infographic, we explain how the war

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Top 80 Recovery Blogs of 2016

14th December 2016

Following the success of last year’s Top Recovery Blogs 2015, we’ve decided to continue this tradition for another year. This year has been an immensely strong one for recovery blogs, and we hope you will profit from the list of winners we’ve included below. We know we certainly did! Many of these bloggers are little-known.

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