Twin Lakes Recovery Center Blog
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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), suicide rates in the United States have increased 25% since 1999, affecting people of all sexes, ages, races, and ethnic groups. Suicide is now the 10th leading cause of death in the United States....read more
Finding coping mechanisms to handle the pressures of everyday life without drugs or alcohol is an important part of the recovery process. One post-rehab technique that shows a lot of promise for the release of chronic stress and trauma is Eye Movement Desensitization...read more
Music is one of the best motivational tools you can use to stay focused on recovery. When you listen to a song, the brain arranges a sequence of notes and other sounds into a cohesive whole. This structure taps into the body’s nervous system. Once this structure...read more
Substance use and exercise stimulate the same reward centers in your brain. This is why so many reputable addiction treatment centers offer numerous opportunities for exercise and recreation. Focused movement naturally triggers vital brain chemicals such as dopamine,...read more
Statistics are clear: 40 to 60 percent of people who receive treatment for substance abuse will also suffer a relapse. This doesn’t mean treatment failed, people shouldn’t seek medical assistance for substance use disorder (SUD), or someone is doomed to a...read more
Many people, especially teens, wonder if the propensity for addiction is hereditary. The answer is yes—and no. Generational cycles of addiction can devastate families and communities. Research indicates that genetics are responsible for approximately 50 percent of the...read more