Top 10 Life Skills You’ll Learn in Addiction Rehab

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Many people turn to drugs because they lack the life skills necessary for them to cope with the different challenges they face in life. In addiction rehab facilities such as Bridges of Hope, people learn to cope with life’s ups and downs by learning, relearning, and developing these critical coping mechanisms or life skills. Read More

Bridges of Hope – Lipa is NOW OPEN

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Bridges of Hope, one of the country’s fastest growing rehabilitation centers, is opening its 5th facility, this time in Lipa City, Batangas. The Bridges of Hope – Lipa branch has opened its doors on July 15, marked with a blessing ceremony and attended by Bridges of Hope staff and executives. Read More

Stressed or Depressed? Which One Are You?

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Stressed or depressed? Which one are you? Know the difference and get the help you need.

Difficulties and challenges are perhaps part and parcel of life. After all, you don’t get the good without the bad, as most people would say. However, there are times that things can get pretty out of hand and you may sometimes feel overwhelmed. You may feel stressed and pressured by the demands of life, or you may feel depressed and desperate. However, it’s best to know which one do you feel and to immediately get the remedy and help you need. Read More

5 Signs You’re Addicted to Toxic Relationships

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Toxic relationships can leave you physically, mentally, and emotionally drained. Here are 5 signs you’re addicted to toxic relationships and how you can break this bad habit.

When it’s great, it’s great. And when it’s bad, it’s really bad. That could be how you would describe toxic relationships. And guest what–there are people who are addicted to this kind of relationship. The tragic part is, they may not even realize it. Read More

Life-saving Tips: How to Talk to a Suicidal Person

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Talking to a suicidal person can be challenging. After pinpointing the suicide warning signs that we have covered in a previous blog, how do you really respond if someone you love may really be suicidal? Read More

Food Addiction: It’s the Real Deal

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Food addiction is real. Good news is, it can be treated.

Do you eat even when you’re not hungry? Do you find yourself eating too much, then feeling guilty about it afterwards? If eating food has consumed your life, then you probably have a food addiction.

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Alcohol and Dementia: What You Should Know

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Alcohol has a wide range of negative effects on your health, both short and long term. Aside from an increased chance of developing cancer, excessive alcohol consumption can also cause a wide range of heart and liver problems.

However, alcohol doesn’t just negatively affect the body. It can also have terrible repercussions on the supposedly normal functions of your brain. Any mental or psychological dysfunctions can be magnified by regular drinking. Furthermore, it can even make dementia much worse. Read More

Here’s the Truth: Private Inpatient Addiction Rehab Isn’t As Expensive as You Think

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Many people, especially here in the Philippines, forego private inpatient addiction rehab treatment because of the price. People have this preconceived notion that private addiction treatment is expensive. They either opt for public or government-run rehab facilities or decide not to get addiction treatment at all. Therefore, they are left helpless, or even hopeless, about it.

However, here’s some facts that can show you that private inpatient addiction treatment is worth every penny.

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How Do You Stay Sober While Traveling? Here’s 7 Ways

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How do you really stay sober while traveling? For others, this can be a piece of cake. For those who are in recovery, or have just gotten out of rehab, however, the commitment to stay sober can be tested while on the road.

For many of you, travel is a big part of your life. Especially this summer season, many people may be going out of town or out of the country, enjoying the sights and sounds the world has to offer. Read More

What are You Giving Up for Lent?

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What are you giving up this Lent?

It’s the Holy Week and many  use this season to go out and frolic at the beach or travel. However, as a recovering addict or alcoholic, you may use this Lenten Season as a turning point.

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