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Recent News & Addiction & Recovery Information

Coping With Loneliness in Recovery 

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Feelings of loneliness are a common experience for people in recovery from substance use disorders, especially for those who have suffered social isolation due to the stigma of addiction or been forced to cut contact with those who aren’t supportive of their recovery efforts. 


Can Benzos Help Me Get Sober?

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Benzodiazepines, commonly referred to simply as benzos, are a type of medication typically used to treat anxiety or insomnia. Although benzos have the potential to be addictive on their own, they are often used in medical detox to help people who are struggling with alcohol withdrawal symptoms. If you’ve been diagnosed with an alcohol use disorder, benzos may be able to help you get sober. 


The Role of Family and Friends in Supporting Someone Through Substance Abuse Treatment: 6 Ways You Can Help Your Loved One in Recovery

hug, hugging, support, supportive, friends, help, recovery, addiction, treatmentWhen you love someone battling drug or alcohol addiction, watching them struggle is painful. However, there are many ways that friends and family can show their support and encourage sobriety. At Waypoint Recovery Center in South Carolina, we’ve seen firsthand how a strong sober support network can help our clients become successful in their recovery journey. In this article, we provide an overview of some of the different ways people close to an individual in recovery can help their loved one stay on track while they are in treatment.



Understanding the Impact of Substance Use Disorders on Executive Functioning

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The term executive functioning is used to refer to a set of mental skills that help people plan, focus on tasks, remember details, and regulate emotions. When these skills are impaired due to an untreated substance use disorder, individuals may have difficulty making decisions, staying organized, and managing their time efficiently. In this article, the treatment team from Waypoint Recovery Center discusses what executive functioning is, how an untreated substance use disorder can affect it, and how residential addiction treatment can help. 

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