The Crossroads Centre Antigua Blog

THE VALUE OF SELF-LOVE TO RECOVERY

February 18, 2021 | #Addiction Recovery

Jean-Machelle Benn-Dubois, PhD. LPC NCC ACS Director of Admissions & Continuum of Care Crossroads Centre, Antigua Eric Clapton made a profound statement in an interview with Esquire magazine in 2008 (Fussman, 2014). He noted that “Addiction doe...

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Failure – A Process of Discovery

January 18, 2021 | #Recovery Article

They say that ‘failure isn’t fatal, but failure to change might be’. There is always an air of failure as I speak with an addict in my office, especially when they have come to the point where they are having to talk to me about getting treatme...

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Recovery and Moving Forward During thi...

December 1, 2020 | #Addiction Recovery

This past year has brought about so much change with curfews, socializing, even a simple thing as a hand shake or hug is no longer possible when you greet someone you have not seen in a long time. Covid-19 has created a list of added stressors with u...

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Understanding Fear

November 10, 2020 | #Recovery Article

 What is fear? Fear is a natural and normal human reaction in response to something. Fear can either positively or negatively affect us depending on how we perceive the fear to be. The interesting thing about fear is, that our body reacts in a s...

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Calming Your Nervous System and Mind

October 8, 2020 | #Addiction Recovery

Have you experienced a racing heart beat or tightness in your chest in response to a threat? Your sympathetic nervous system has activated the fight-or-flight response because your brain has sensed a threat. A perceived threat may be physical or emot...

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VIOP-Virtual Intensive Outpatient Prog...

August 26, 2020 | #Recovery Article

The start up of any new programme or service is often challenging as there are any number of unknown variables that can interfere or prohibit the delivery of services, delay start dates, or inflate budget. There is a normal process of trial and error...

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