drug refusal skills

Drug Refusal Skills

Addiction often starts and continues because people don’t have strong enough drug refusal skills. These critical abilities can be mastered at the best addiction treatment center Tacoma, WA has to offer, which helps to improve a person’s ability to overcome substance abuse for good. What are Drug Refusal Skills? Drug refusal skills refer to a person’s ability…

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Recreational Therapy Program

When people choose a rehab center, they should base their decision on several factors. One of these is the types of programs that the facility offers. For example, finding programs that include recreational therapy is ideal. This form of holistic treatment works well in conjunction with Bayview Recovery’s life skills training program. Understanding Recreational Therapy…

Debilitating Fear of the Future

Debilitating Fear of the Future

Of all the things we tend to be anxious about, our fear of the future might be one of the most common and also among the most debilitating. To have some anxiety about the uncertainty of the future is normal. We question the unknown. The unpredictable can be scary. Many of us take comfort in…

A Healthy Ego

A Healthy Ego

An unhealthy ego is at the root of many of our emotional challenges, including our addictions and mental health issues. When our ego, or sense of self, is wounded from trauma, we often struggle to understand our feelings or manage them in healthy ways. We create a poor self-image for ourselves, and our self-perception is…

What Does Your Best Life Look Like?

What Does Your Best Life Look Like?

When we’re recovering from our addictions and mental health issues, it can really help to start visualizing the lives we want for ourselves, to help us work to manifest them. Very often we get caught up dwelling on our painful pasts, or on our current difficult circumstances. We tend to think negatively, complain and be…