AToN Center

Balance in Life and Recovery

Allowing the Loss

When one transitions from active addiction into recovery there is an amount of loss and gain that is happening. As we allow the loss to take

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Internal & External Triggers

Triggers can be feelings, experiences, people, places, and things that you associate with your drinking or drug use. There are different types of triggers: internal,

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Acceptance

When one enters into recovery we go through a process of grief, not much different than grieving the loss of a loved one. Losing our

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Alcohol and Depression

Alcohol is a depressant, it slows down the function of the Central Nervous System (CNS). When abused, alcohol can: Cause short-term memory loss Cause confusion

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Frustration Tolerance

Frustration tolerance is generally defined as one’s ability to manage discomfort.  If a person has low frustration tolerance, they may be more at risk for

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