Category: self-control

Staying Sober After Residential Treatment

Staying Sober After Residential Treatment

While staying sober can be a daunting task, there are things you can do to increase your chances of staying sober after residential treatment.  However, staying sober after residential treatment actually requires a lot of effort while you are still …

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Self Care for the Holidays

Self Care for the Holidays

Many people are focused on giving and others for the holidays, it’s easy to get lost in the idea of self care. It’s important to remember in recovery to take care of ourselves so we have something to give when …

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Smoking Cessation During Recovery

In my experience working at AToN Center, a residential drug and alcohol treatment facility, I was initially skeptical about the inclusion of smoking cessation program this early in treatment. I had believed in a perspective that quitting smoking might be “too …

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Breaking Ties With Bad Influences

In working with residents at AToN Center, part of our curriculum is dedicated to addressing the social circumstances that may have promoted or enabled our residents ongoing addictions.  Humans are designed to form connections with others and breaking these ties, …

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Happy St Patrick’s Day From AToN Center

Since arriving in this country in the mid-nineteenth century, the Irish have carved out a large niche for themselves. The annual celebration of St. Patrick’s Day in this country, with cities large and small hosting parades to honor Celtic heritage, …

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Benefits of Yoga for Addiction Treatment

Benefits of Yoga for Addiction Treatment

At AToN Center, we offer yoga as part of our holistic healing program for men and women of all ages, fitness levels, and addiction histories. Individual and group yoga and meditation classes offer a number of advantages for clients working …

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Anger and Blame

Often in my work with addiction at our drug and alcohol treatment center in San Diego, I see clients fall into traps with anger and blame.  Many times people will describe a person or event that “caused” them to drink. …

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The Holidays and Reacting to Your Emotions

The Holidays and Reacting to Your Emotions

It is November, and that means the holidays are coming! This time of year is often associated with celebration and family, but for many ‘tis the season for emotions. These emotions can range from joy and anticipation to anxiety, grief, …

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Addiction Recovery Day to Day

…because today hasn’t happened yet…

When working with the residents here at AToN Center we discuss a variety of distorted thought patterns that can lead to emotional disregulation and dysfunctional behaviors. Specifically, we talk about “future tripping” which is when a person predicts that the …

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Motivation for Continued Care

Building Motivation for Continued Care

At AToN Center we begin building motivation the moment one enters the program. We look at many different circumstances of each individual in order to incorporate not only a unique individualized treatment plan but a solid discharge plan as well. …

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