3 06, 2024

The Soaring Impact of Hot Summer Days on Alcohol and Drug Crises

By |2024-05-31T16:20:02+00:00June 3, 2024|Addiction, Alcohol, Alcohol Addiction, Drug Rehab|Comments Off on The Soaring Impact of Hot Summer Days on Alcohol and Drug Crises

With the summer season approaching quickly and social gatherings, outdoor events, and vacations happening, the upsurge of drug and alcohol use is no surprise. Substance use during the summer, especially outside in the summer heat, is often accompanied by physiological and psychological stress, increased hospital visits, and potentially life-threatening [...]

5 02, 2024

Cellulitis and Alcohol: Understanding the Connection

By |2024-03-06T01:30:34+00:00February 5, 2024|Alcohol, Alcohol Addiction, Alcoholism|Comments Off on Cellulitis and Alcohol: Understanding the Connection

The effects of alcohol consumption can directly and indirectly impact various bodily systems and functions. Alcohol weakens the immune system, impairs skin health, causes circulation issues, and increases the risk of injury and diabetes, all of which contribute to cellulitis. Research shows that cellulitis, a bacterial skin infection, has [...]

11 12, 2023

Dangerous Drinking: The Hidden Risk of Holiday Festivities

By |2023-12-27T19:14:49+00:00December 11, 2023|Alcohol, Alcohol Addiction, Alcoholism|Comments Off on Dangerous Drinking: The Hidden Risk of Holiday Festivities

Alcohol consumption sees a significant increase during the holiday season for various reasons, including holiday parties, social expectations, and stress and emotional factors. For those who struggle with excessive drinking or alcohol use disorder (AUD), the presence of alcohol during the holidays can be very triggering and dangerous. Increased Alcohol [...]

4 12, 2023

Why the Holiday Season Can Intensify Substance Abuse Issues

By |2023-12-17T21:03:37+00:00December 4, 2023|Addiction, Alcohol, Drug Rehab|Comments Off on Why the Holiday Season Can Intensify Substance Abuse Issues

While the holiday season is often referred to as a time for celebration and joy, it can be a triggering season for those with substance abuse issues or in recovery. This time of the year can produce a range of emotions, including stress, loneliness, and seclusion, which can lead individuals [...]

17 05, 2023

Exploring the Complex Relationship Between Combat Veterans, Alcoholism, and PTSD

By |2023-05-09T16:46:24+00:00May 17, 2023|Alcohol, Mental Health, Rehab Treatment, Veterans|Comments Off on Exploring the Complex Relationship Between Combat Veterans, Alcoholism, and PTSD

Veterans returning home, especially those who have participated in combat, have witnessed violence and killing, and have enlisted for more than one tour, are at greater risk of developing PTSD and alcoholism (AUD). According to the National Center for PTSD (part of the U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs), those who [...]

25 01, 2021

Is Wine Mom Culture Normalizing Alcoholism in Parents?

By |2021-01-25T09:57:06+00:00January 25, 2021|Alcohol|Comments Off on Is Wine Mom Culture Normalizing Alcoholism in Parents?

The rise in products available to easily hide alcohol use and normalize it is creating an epidemic. At Rock Recovery, we want to help expose that these ideals are not healthy. Our staff is committed to helping our patients shift their mindset away from wine mom culture. What is Wine [...]

18 12, 2020

The Power of Positive Psychology: Recovering From Addiction

By |2020-12-18T12:08:04+00:00December 18, 2020|Alcohol, Drug Rehab|Comments Off on The Power of Positive Psychology: Recovering From Addiction

When you’re going through addiction recovery, you might find that you’re struggling in many areas of your life. There will be times when you’re surrounded by triggers that are out of your control. Positive psychology can help you look at your recovery constructively and realize that nothing is impossible. Even [...]

24 11, 2020

The Approach To Addiction Treatment: Harm Reduction Vs. Abstinence

By |2020-11-24T20:28:07+00:00November 24, 2020|Alcohol, Drug Rehab|Comments Off on The Approach To Addiction Treatment: Harm Reduction Vs. Abstinence

When dealing with cases of drug and alcohol addiction recovery, there are two main strategies that are used. It seems to be an age-old battle between harm reduction and abstinence. While both models have their pros and cons, it’s important to be informed and knowledgeable before treatment. To truly understand [...]

5 10, 2020

World Mental Health Day

By |2020-10-05T21:28:26+00:00October 5, 2020|Alcohol, Drug Rehab|Comments Off on World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day is a celebration of the world's fight against mental health disorders. During the first two years of its existence, this special day went forth without a recognized theme. At the suggestion of then Secretary-General Eugene Brody, the World Federation for Mental Health officially converted International Mental [...]

28 08, 2020

Coping with Loneliness During This Pandemic without Using Alcohol

By |2021-11-04T18:10:44+00:00August 28, 2020|Alcohol, Drug Rehab|Comments Off on Coping with Loneliness During This Pandemic without Using Alcohol

Even before this pandemic, many people already use alcohol to cope with loneliness and sadness. The social distancing and isolation protocols observed during these difficult times, only magnified and intensified this existing problem. Emotional drinking can lead to substance abuse disorder and, eventually, addiction. That’s why entering an alcohol rehab center in [...]

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