Category: Resources for Recovery

Drug Rehab & Addiction Center in Utah

Make a Relapse Prevention Plan & Protect Yourself

Anyone that has suffered from drug or alcohol addiction knows that maintaining sobriety is a daily battle and that you will face many challenges as a recovering addict. Consequently, you’ll never be 100% invulnerable to the threat of a relapse, which is why you must do everything you can to protect yourself against this potential…
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Relaxation Techniques for Drug Recovery

As part of our day treatment and intensive outpatient programs, we teach our clients basic relaxation techniques for drug recovery. These skills are essential because they help reduce stress and other negative emotions, which can be major triggers for relapse during recovery. Here is a brief look at some of the most common relaxation techniques,…
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Stress Is a Very Powerful Addiction Trigger

Anyone struggling with addiction knows stress is a very powerful trigger. Brain research now indicates, people exposed to stress are more likely to abuse alcohol or other drugs and are more likely to relapse in recovery. Those of us struggling with addiction understand the role stress plays in relapse, however we find it difficult to…
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Overcoming Negative Thinking in Recovery

Negative thinking, negative self talk, and thought distortions can be major barriers in the recovery process, as they lead you to be believe that you are less capable and less worthy of recovery than you actually are. Part of what we do at Pomarri is help our clients recognize their own thought distortions—and then enable…
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When Does One Reach True Addiction Recovery?

True addiction recovery is something that is endlessly misconceived by so many people. Addiction isn’t like having strep throat, where a doctor can prescribe you a couple antibiotics and assure that you’ll be cured in a few days. This is because addiction is more than just a physical disease (although it is that, as well).…
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Can a Personal Mantra Aid Your Addiction Recovery?

Have you ever heard the phrase, “words are power”? Well, we would have to agree, and one place where you see that most powerfully manifested is in the use of mantras. Literally, a mantra is a word or phrase that can be repeated over and over again in order to promote concentration, particularly for meditation.…
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