Addiction Recovery and Chronic Pain Management

Addiction Recovery and Chronic Pain Management

Two challenges that are incredibly difficult to face on a day-to-day basis are addiction and chronic pain. Both are isolating; for example, chronic pain is hard for so many to understand, as they can imagine being in acute pain but can’t imagine what it would be like for it to be never-ending. It’s often the longevity of the pain that really causes psychological damage and pushes people further into addiction. Addicts may also avoid help for their chronic pain for many reasons, which makes relapse more likely. In this blog, we will outline why those in chronic pain have a harder time with their addiction and other methods to try. 

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Introduction to Financial Wellness in Addiction Recovery

Introduction to Financial Wellness in Addiction Recovery

Financial issues can go hand in hand with addiction. The inability to hold down a job, or the overspending on substances like alcohol, can lead to debt that feels impossible to find your way out of. And if not debt, your credit may also be shot from losing a home, being unable to pay bills, and so forth. Taking control of your finances can be cathartic for those who have come from such chaos, so to start, you need to understand the challenges involved and how to overcome them easily. No matter your financial situation, there is always a way out of the other side as long as you take the time to work toward it. 

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