Addiction Treatment: Stress Levels

By this point in your process of addiction treatment during the Living in Balance portion of the programs available to you at Promises Austin, you will have learned a few details about the difference between stressors and stresses and will have discussed examples of what these could be.

You will now learn that the actual effect of stressors on each individual can vary, not dependent upon the actual stress trigger itself. However, various types of stressors may be more intensive and long-lasting than others. Some may be much more personal than others, but regardless of these details, each person’s perception of how threatening each stressor actually is changes the effect and level of stress each person experiences.Your personally perceived ability to handle any issue that arises is also a significant factor in how deeply a problem may affect you and tying in to that, how alone you feel in dealing with your stresses makes a difference as well.

Addiction Treatment: Learned Methods for Dealing with Stress

As you progress in your addiction treatment program, you will find that there are a number of methods that you can utilize to assist you in dealing with any or all stresses you are confronted with on a day to day basis.

Stress reductions techniques could include relaxation techniques or the learned instinct to turn to others who are readily available as a support network to assist you in managing various stresses in your life.

For individuals with the disease of addiction, learning these stress management skills can be critical to the process of maintaining long-term sobriety and emotional stability.

At Promises Austin we understand you are more than just an addiction. Experienced, supportive counselors, who regularly help guests from Texas, Colorado, Louisiana, Arkansas, New Mexico, Arizona, California, Oklahoma, New York and Florida, will work closely with you to assist you in ending your alcohol dependence or drug dependence.

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