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Promises Behavioral Health

The Promise of Change After Active Addiction

Addiction and substance use disorder (SUD) can completely take over someone’s life. Even to the point where things seem hopeless, and the promise of change feels worlds away. The deterioration may occur slowly, but addiction is an absolute beast, especially when combined with any other coexisting mental health issues.  Deep in the throes of active …

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What is Polysubstance Abuse?

Polysubstance abuse accounts for potential increased risk of serious consequences from drug use, including altered mental state, overdose, or death. What is polysubstance abuse? Why is it so dangerous? Promises Behavioral Health recognizes the signs and symptoms of polysubstance addiction and welcomes you or your loved one into an individualized treatment program. What is polysubstance abuse, …

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Dangers of Mixing Substances

Drug users typically start out using one drug. You embrace the escape from the stress, anxiety, trauma, or grief in your life. The next step, according to multiple sources, is to take other drugs. The professional team at Promises Behavioral Health knows the dangers of mixing substances and can help you through recovery. Learn about the …

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Benzos and Alcohol

Benzodiazepines were prescribed for decades, and then became a commonly abused class of drugs. Mixing benzos and alcohol has serious risks for anyone that mixes these two drugs. Promises Behavioral Health understands the correlation between alcohol and benzos abuse, and the associated risks, and helps clients enter into recovery to get their life back on track. To …

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Drinking and Social Media

Social media likely plays an important role in the lives of millions of people. Multiple studies have demonstrated various effects of using social media platforms on the lives of site users. Do alcohol manufacturers believe that they can increase profits with drinking and social media campaigns? Is there any real link between drinking and social …

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Relapse Prevention Techniques

Relapse prevention requires a plan of relapse prevention techniques that help you or your loved one stay clean and sober, and to successfully continue in recovery. The Promises Behavioral Health professionals understand that recovery is not easy and that relapse prevention is an ongoing part of recovery. We are here to help you through your treatment and …

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Signs of Stress

Everyone experiences stress at some point in their lives. Some adults experience stress in ways that sometimes leads to ‘bad’ stress, rather than the typical ‘good’ stress. What are the signs of stress when combined with substance use disorders? The experienced professionals at Promises Behavioral Health understand the physical and emotional impact of stress on adults. …

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Common Addiction Triggers

Addiction and recovery both come with a variety of challenges. Events, life situations such as loss of a loved one, a relationship, or a job potentially trigger drinking or using other drugs that lead to addiction. Memories of past trauma, whether childhood trauma or trauma that occurred in adulthood, can also possibly trigger addiction. Promises Behavioral …

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