Why Does My Therapist Ask Me About My Family?

Why Does My Therapist Ask Me About My Family?

Family is an integral part in everyone’s life. When it comes to dealing with your addiction to drugs like Klonopin, there are many ways that family may have influenced the development of your addiction and there are also many ways that family can help you during your journey through recovery. Most importantly, a therapist is looking at your family as a means of providing ongoing support while...

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Leaving a Legacy of Sobriety

Leaving a Legacy of Sobriety

While you are living in denial with your addiction to drugs like Klonopin, it is often difficult to overlook the negative consequences of your addiction. Addiction is so consuming that you may not even realize some of the harm that you are causing to others. Addiction also prevents you from looking to far into the future and giving thought to the type of legacy you want to leave. To understand...

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How to Accept Good with the Bad

How to Accept Good with the Bad

Many good things have happened in your life. However, bad things are going to happen as well. Your reaction to those bad things and your attitude about them can make them easier to deal with or more difficult. To get help learning to accept the good with the bad, you may want to understand the initial stage of processing bad experiences, remind yourself of some fundamental attributes for success,...

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The Pros and Cons of Being at Home in Recovery

The Pros and Cons of Being at Home in Recovery

When you look into the different treatment options, one of the most common options is to stay at home while receiving treatment. No matter what you do in treatment, it is important to know the facts about addiction. Addiction is a lifelong disease that requires lifelong treatment and care. Statistics show that 70 to 90 percent of those in treatment experience at least one mild to moderate return...

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How to Foster Discipline in Your Life

How to Foster Discipline in Your Life

Klonopin is the brand name of clonazepam, a benzodiazepine that was initially used to treat seizures. However, due to its anti-anxiety effects, it became available to treat other conditions—in fact, more than 20 million of clonazepam prescriptions are filled in the US annually. Unfortunately, this drug is highly addictive, so its use carries many risks1. In that regard, a patient who manages...

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Will Insurance Cover an Addiction-Caused Hospital Trip

Will Insurance Cover an Addiction-Caused Hospital Trip

When you are addicted to drugs like Klonopin, it is just a matter of time until you start seeing the physical effects from substance abuse. At first, you might gain or lose some weight or have trouble with anxiety or depression. Some signs of long term or chronic drug use are often associated with decreased mental sharpness, poor performance in the workplace or school and a reduced number of...

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Why Do I Need Community in Recovery?

Why Do I Need Community in Recovery?

Addiction often happens in a variety of settings. If you have ever been addicted to anything, chances are that your addiction began in a social setting. Perhaps you first used with friends or family. Or perhaps your first time using was because of a doctor’s prescription. In some cases, substance use begins with loneliness or loss. No matter how your addiction began, it is important to...

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The Benefits of Journaling in Recovery

The Benefits of Journaling in Recovery

Journaling is encouraged by mental health counselors and addiction specialists as a beneficial tool for a person going through treatment. It is also seen as a very valuable part of your life in recovery. To explore journaling further, you may want to learn what journaling is, what some of the benefits of journaling are and how to get started journaling. What Is Journaling? Journaling is the...

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Mending Personal Relationships in Recovery

Mending Personal Relationships in Recovery

As an addict, you ignored loved ones and spent your time getting and using drugs. You may also have harmed others by lying, stealing, and abandoning your responsibilities. Your addiction to Klonopin or other substance of abuse consumed your life and likely destroyed your relationships. To learn more about how to mend personal relationships in recovery, you might want to learn more about what a...

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Giving Back: Finding Healing in Helping Others

Giving Back: Finding Healing in Helping Others

Recovery from addiction to drugs like Klonopin is not a simple process. There will be many different ups and downs. When your goal is long-term sobriety and healthy living, you will need to revisit some of the foundational concepts in recovery many times. This is normal as it helps you continue learning and even relearning how you can apply them into your life. For example, the foundational...

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