Recovery

May 28, 2021
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Codependency and Addiction 

  What is Codependency?  Codependency is a relationship dynamic in which one person has an excessive dependency on a relationship. It’s usually an imbalanced relationship with an addict or someone struggling with their mental health. A codependent person may put everything into the relationship without receiving the same in return. It’s a learned behavior, usually by family members, in order […]
May 26, 2021
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Finding Yourself in Recovery

“Who am I?” is a common question people ask themselves in early recovery. In active addiction we spend our time drinking and/or using drugs, figuring out how to get more, and trying to clean up the messes we made in the process. When in the grips of addiction, it’s easy to lose sight of who we are, what we’re passionate […]
April 20, 2021
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Synthetic Marijuana: The Danger Is All But Fake

What Are Synthetic Cannabinoids?  Synthetic cannabinoids, also known as “K2” and “Spice” are man-made chemicals that are sprayed on various shredded plants to make the final result have the appearance and aroma of marijuana. Do not be fooled, it is not cannabis and in times can be far more dangerous with unpredictable and fatal side effects. There is a lot […]
April 8, 2021
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Is TACFIT The World’s Smartest Workout?

When asked this question, any savvy TACFIT coach will point to an article in Men’s Health Magazine wherein TACFIT was touted as being just that–– the smartest workout in the world! Admittedly, a pretty astounding claim, but a claim that is backed up by tons of research and real-world application.    So what is TACFIT?   Tacfit is an exercise […]
March 31, 2021
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IV Hydration Treatment: New Miracle In Medicine

IV Therapy is a simple and quick treatment that delivers saline infused with vitamins, minerals, electrolytes, and amino acids directly into the bloodstream. When we ingest nutrients orally, we lose a lot of its value, but through IV treatment, our body can absorb 100% of the nutrients provided, almost immediately.     Hydration IV Therapy is used to help reduce the […]
February 15, 2021
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How To Guide: Yoga Treatment Centers Asheville Nc Today Essentials For Beginners

Yoga is a very popular healing modality for both mind and body. Oasis holds several yoga classes each week for clients, facilitated by our highly-trained, trauma-informed yoga therapist.  Yoga at Oasis is gentle and nurturing. Above all, each individual is encouraged to find and honor their own pace and comfort level.  According to the American Addictions Center, “Yoga is increasingly […]
February 15, 2021
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Etizolam: The Addictive Drug You’ve Never Heard Of

What is etizolam?  Etizolam is a derivative of thienodiazepine, which differs only slightly in chemical structure from the more well-known benzodiazepines, such as Xanax.  If you’ve never heard of etizolam, that is because it is not FDA-approved in the United States! It is prescribed in Japan, Australia, India, and some European countries.  However, despite not being FDA-approved in the U.S., […]
February 2, 2021
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Mindful Meditation Treatment For Anxiety and Depression – Mindfulness Meditation for Anxiety and Depression

What is mindful meditation?  As defined by Very Well Mind, “Mindfulness meditation is a mental training practice that teaches you to slow down racing thoughts, let go of negativity, and calm both your mind and body.”  Often, mindfulness meditation involves becoming aware of the body and focusing on the breath. However, it can also be incorporated into other activities, such […]
January 24, 2021
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12 Step Recovery Programs Asheville NC – Alternate 12 Step Program

Oasis Recovery is a mindfulness-based recovery center, and is not based on 12 step programs.  However, attendance at 12 step meetings is incorporated into our programs.  We strive to introduce our clients to the many recovery resources and support groups available, without pushing any one path to recovery on anyone. We recognize and respect the fact that various approaches resonate […]