Stress is a major contributing factor to many health issues plaguing Americans, especially chronic stressors, which negatively impact the immune system, ultimately manifesting as an illness. Those in recovery are urged to take note of their stress levels precisely because they’re working towards better overall physical and mental health, but it’s not always easy. Not only can unmanaged stress lead to potential relapse, but it can make the recovery journey more complicated. There are some simple steps for mitigating stress-related problems and building resilience to withstand its effects in the future.
Middlesex Recovery provides comprehensive care for those struggling with substance use disorder using evidence-based treatment and FDA-approved medications. All enrolled patients have access to specialized medical providers and substance use counselors who understand the disease of addiction and work hard to increase their chances of achieving long-lasting recovery. To learn more, call or message a nearby Middlesex Recovery location today.