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Category: Self-Care


Meaning and Purpose | Self-Care

The Balance Between Selfish and Self-less

A popular myth in the addiction treatment realm and society about drug and alcohol use is that individuals with alcohol or substance use disorders are extremely selfish, self-absorbed, egocentric, narcissistic (frequently mentioned in the 12

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Addiction Recovery (Life After Treatment) | Self-Care | Work

Our Clients Learn to Balance Life and Career

Work Won’t Always Just Stop One thing we understand at SCHC is that life does not stop once you are in treatment. We know life does not just stop when you receive addiction treatment. For many

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Addiction Recovery (Life After Treatment) | Drug & Alcohol Education | School | Self-Care

St. Patrick’s Day & Celebratory Drinking

St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner. I can already picture it; green beer, packed pubs, leprechaun hats, and severely intoxicated 20- and 30-something-year olds. Originally a cultural and religious holiday recognizing Saint Patrick,

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Family Addiction Help | Self-Care | Stress

Don’t Let The Festivities Get the Best of You – Part 1

With the holidays nearing, we know it only means your stress levels may be worsening. This is the start of a 4 part series on dealing with addiction and the holidays. It may be your

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Cathy Patterson-Sterling | Family Addiction Help | Self-Care | Videos

Oxygen Mask Protocol – Family Support (5 of 5)

In this final instalment, Cathy expresses her last of 5 wishes for families struggling with addiction of a loved one. The oxygen mask protocol is the rule that we put our own oxygen mask on

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Relapse, Addiction & The Stages of Change

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Relapse, Addiction & The Stages of Change

Relapse and Fear For families with loved ones in recovery from addiction, the R-word is a very scary word. Family members typically fear relapse because they make sense of it as a disaster or failure

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