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  • How EMDR Heals Trauma During Addiction Treatment
    August 11, 2017
    It’s common for men who have experienced trauma to turn to drugs or alcohol to numb the emotional pain. But while substance use may provide some temporary relief, addiction ultimately destroys their lives even further. Addiction treatment for men with trauma needs to not only address the addiction but...
  • The Dangers of Drinking Alcohol in the Arizona Summer Heat
    July 26, 2017
    Arizona is experiencing some of the hottest days of the summer, with temperatures regularly in the 110-120 degree range. While the dangers of extreme heat are well known, what many people don’t realize is that drinking alcohol in the extreme heat is dangerous and can even be deadly. Here’s...
  • New Arizona Opioid Overdose and Addiction Statistics
    July 6, 2017
    Alarming Statistics Reveal Record-High Opioid-Related Deaths in Arizona A report released last month by the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) shows that Arizona has not been spared from the opioid epidemic sweeping the nation. The report revealed that, in Arizona alone: The number of opioid deaths increased by...
  • What Are the Best Practices for Treating Alcohol Addiction?
    June 28, 2017
    Addiction takes over your life. When you wake up one day and realize this has happened to you, it’s natural to think that you had just gotten a little lax and all you have to do to get back in control is exercise some good, old-fashioned willpower. If you...
  • 4th of July Events in Prescott and Flagstaff in 2017
    June 20, 2017
    Celebrating the 4th of July while you are recovering from addiction can be difficult. It is important to remember your triggers and avoid holiday celebrations that might affect your sobriety. Reflections Recovery Center has compiled a list of fun, family-friendly, sober-friendly activities happening this 4th of July in Prescott...
  • Why a Great Alumni Program Is Critical for Long-Term Sobriety
    June 14, 2017
    Getting treatment for addiction is essential. Yet the recovery process doesn’t stop after inpatient treatment ends. A man rebuilding his life after addiction benefits greatly from ongoing support to help keep the momentum going. That’s why a strong alumni program is critical to maintaining sobriety after rehab. There are...
  • The Benefits of Yoga for Men in Addiction Recovery
    May 30, 2017
    Long gone are the days when the only people doing yoga were women adorned in tie-dye dresses and flowing wavy hairstyles. Now, with strong iconic men like Shaquille O’Neal, LeBron James and other professional athletes practicing yoga, the old stereotypes are fading away. Many professional sports teams encourage their...
  • Can My Loved One Reclaim Their Life from Heroin?
    May 15, 2017
    If you have discovered your son or family member uses heroin, you may be filled with worry, fear and confusion. You probably have a lot of questions swimming around inside. It’s no secret that heroin is a highly addictive substance. It carries an alarmingly high risk of overdose and...
  • Effective Ways to Prevent Relapse After Addiction Rehab
    May 1, 2017
    Completing an addiction recovery program is a huge accomplishment, and it’s the first step in living a long and healthy life. To maintain the new trajectory you started in treatment, you’ll need to tend to your recovery on an ongoing basis. This is a lifelong process and having some...
  • The Value of Recreational Activities in Substance Abuse and Addiction Treatment
    April 24, 2017
    When a person struggles with drug or alcohol addiction, the substance often becomes the person’s only means of feeling pleasure or contentment. Both physically and behaviorally, addictive substances can replace activities that once brought the user joy, such as eating, physical activity and favorite hobbies. Drugs can alter the...