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Tobacco and addiction

How Tobacco Influences Addiction

One of the unique aspects of our residential treatment facility is our attention to helping people break nicotine addictions. While many other treatment organizations freely permit smoking, The Walker Center has made intentional strides to help addicts break free of all substance-related habits, limiting smoking to designated areas and specific times. After years of experience […]

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Managing relapse triggers

Managing Triggers as a Loved One

After someone goes through treatment, the challenges of addiction are still evident throughout recovery. Treatment doesn’t erase all desires to use. Instead, treatment equips addicts with tools for coping with their disease, including managing relapse triggers. Since addiction impacts both the addict and loved ones, family members and friends can be just as much a […]

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Transitioning from addiction treatment

Transitioning from Treatment

Completing a residential addiction treatment program can symbolize a new beginning in one’s life. While in treatment, an addict learns about the disease of addiction, begins to communicate more effectively, learns tools to identify triggers, and goes through an intensive experience of working through painful memories, past relationships, mismanaged emotions, and any underlying mental health […]

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