Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) affects every facet of a person’s day-to-day life, from how one constructs routines to how one sleeps at night. For veterans of the armed forces, PTSD can be a common and debilitating part of life. PTSD affects 11 to 30% of veterans, and the likelihood of…More info
Stay up to date and learn more about the latest news, rehab blogs, testimonies, and research in the addiction, mental health, and recovery fields here from Hawaii Island Recovery.
There is nothing easy about pursuing a life free from drugs or alcohol, and the threat of relapse can be a difficult, looming stressor to navigate. Experiencing a relapse in recovery can be debilitating, impacting one’s sobriety directly while also compromising the feelings of success, progress, and motivation to continue…More info
The path to a healthy, sober future is never perfectly linear, and many highs and lows will make up one’s recovery journey. For veterans of the armed forces, these journeys can be even more complicated as they battle substance abuse, trauma, anxiety, depression, and many other mental health disorders birthed…More info
Anxiety is a normal part of life, and experiencing some degree of anxiety when faced with trying events or situations is not uncommon. However, for some, anxiety can be an intrusive and detrimental part of life. Knowing when to seek help navigating anxiety from rehab centers in Hawaii is crucial…More info
Members of the armed forces face a combination of emotional stress, physical injury, and unique traumas in the line of duty, and veterans can carry these experiences into civilian life. As a result, the use of addictive substances like drugs or alcohol can be a common and dangerous coping mechanism….More info
Wrestling with acceptance is an often enigmatic idea. It can be difficult to truly embrace what acceptance is, the forms it takes, and how it impacts one’s ongoing recovery. However, acceptance plays a role in many aspects of one’s life, and learning to accept one’s past, identity, and unique experiences…More info