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How Massage Therapy is Beneficial for Addiction Recovery

An effective method for detox that not many people are aware of is massage therapy that treats individuals in recovery. The rehabilitation period following detox can be challenging as patients learn to manage their behaviors and emotions while still experiencing physical symptoms from time to time. Many people experience physical symptoms such as sore muscles …

5 Apps to Help You De-Stress

Disclaimer: Novo Detox is not in any way affiliated with the mentioned apps. During recovery and detox, stress can be an occurring feeling for many individuals. With the innovation of millions of applications on our smartphones, there are many special apps that can help individuals de-stress. It’s important to let out the stress that has …

Staying Active During Addiction Recovery

Staying active and exercising can play an important role in recovery from addictions and other co-occurring disorders such as depression or anxiety. Often, when a person is struggling with substance abuse and a type of mental disorder, it is important to approach recovery from many different angles. Treatment might include a combination of cognitive-behavioral therapy …

5 Ways to Stay Relaxed on a Daily Basis

Practicing the skills of staying relaxed or becoming relaxed can make a tremendous difference in a person’s health. Constantly stressing out or worrying about things in life that can go wrong is not a healthy mindset to have, especially on a day-to-day basis. In honor of Relaxation Day, here are five notable methods to help …

Generations Of Addiction: Breaking The Cycle Starts With You

Just like cancer and diabetes, addiction is a disease that tends to run in families due to genetic and environmental factors. Having generations of addiction run in the family produces other dysfunction (e.g. abuse, neglect, abandonment, toxic relationships, etc.). Fortunately, genes are not destiny, and learned behaviors can be unlearned. Whether or not their family …

How Healthy Eating Can Help You During Addiction Recovery

Addiction Recovery and Nutritional Health While most people will agree that going through detox and allowing the body to rid itself of drugs and other contaminants is an integral part of substance abuse recovery, many fail to realize how consuming a healthy diet can further enhance their addiction recovery efforts. A healthy, well-balanced diet is …

How Withdrawal Symptoms are Affected by Mental Health Disorders

Mental health issues can have a negative impact on a person’s mind and life. Substance abuse disorders are strongly correlated with mental illness. Abuse of these substances may increase the risk of mental health problems like depression, and many people are often afraid to seek treatment for their mental health problems because they keep their …

Selena Gomez Reveals She Deletes Instagram Because of Its Mental Health Impact

She may be Instagram’s third most-followed celebrity account, but Selena Gomez has revealed that the negative impact of social media on her mental health has led her to remove the app from her phone. On last Wednesday’s episode of “Live with Kelly and Ryan”, the 26-year-old admitted to the hosts that she does not have …

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