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An Overview of Step Away’s Addiction Treatment Programs

Recognizing the unique journey of each individual, Step Away offers a diverse array of treatment programs, meticulously designed to address the specific needs of those seeking help. This blog explores the comprehensive treatment options available at Step Away.

Understanding the Psychology Behind Addiction

Addiction is a complex and multifaceted issue that affects millions of people around the globe. Its roots are deeply entrenched not only in the physical cravings for substances but also in psychological factors that are often less visible but equally powerful.

The Impact of Traumatic Loss – Grief and Addiction

By exploring the complex relationship between traumatic loss, grief, and addiction, we hope to foster compassion and empathy in our readers, enabling a deeper understanding of the challenges faced by those seeking solace in harmful coping mechanisms.

The Role of Shame in Addiction – Healing the Hidden Wounds

Shame is a complex emotion that arises when an individual believes they have failed to meet certain expectations, standards, or ideals. It is a deeply painful emotion that can be triggered by internal thoughts and beliefs, as well as external messages from others or society at large.

The Role of Trauma in Addiction

Up to two-thirds of individuals with addiction have experienced some form of trauma in their lives. Because trauma can be such a significant factor in addiction, addressing trauma is a critical part of successful addiction treatment.

Physical & Psychological Effects of Drug and Alcohol Addiction

In this blog, we will explore the physical and psychological effects of drug and alcohol addiction, as well as the importance of seeking professional help to overcome these challenges.

The Benefits of Mindfulness in Addiction Recovery

Practicing mindfulness every day gives us the power to intentionally improve our behaviour, make better decisions and reshape our brains in ways that give us awareness of self.

Dangers of Prescription Drugs and Signs of Abuse

Hundreds of people all over the world misuse and abuse prescription drugs, whether it be intentionally or unintentionally.

Prescription drug misuse can be described as using prescription medication in a way that is not intended by the prescribing doctor.

This could mean that taking someone else’s prescribed medication, taking more than what your doctor has prescribed. For example – regularly taking twice as many tranquilisers as prescribed.

What is mental health and how does it affect addiction?

What is mental health? 

Mental health refers to a person’s emotional, social and psychological well-being. It has an effect on how we feel, act and think.

Furthermore, our mental state will determine how we make choices, handle stress and relate to others.

Hitting Rock Bottom - It's not the end, there is still hope

Hitting rock bottom is often associated with the idea that there is no hope left to turn things around for the better.

However, sometimes it’s necessary to reach this point in order to make the most important choice in your life – the one that leads you out of the dark.

Rock bottom is generally considered the moment where a person reaches a point where they believe that things could not possibly get worse. Some may feel they have nothing left to lose.

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