Addiction Recovery Centers Lawton OK

In recovery whether it be from alcohol, drugs, sex or food, H.A.L.T. has been used to stand for the feelings Hungry, Angry, Lonely and Tired. These are important feelings to avoid for the recovering sex addict. Simply put, keep yourself eating regularly, not allowing yourself to get too hungry. Hunger may make you more susceptible to less logical thinking.

Comanche Tribe of Oklahoma
Prevention and Recovery Center
927 SW D Avenue,
Lawton, OK73501
(580) 357-3449
www.comanchenation.com

Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment

Residency: Outpatient

Payment Assistance: Payment assistance (Check with facility for details)

Comanche tribal enrollment now numbers 15,191 with approximately 7,763 members residing in the Lawton-Ft.Sill and surrounding areas of Southwest Oklahoma. The Comanche Nation complex is located nine miles north of Lawton, Oklahoma and employs about one-hundred forty-five people.
New Pathways Halfway House
1401 NE Lawrie Tatum Road,
Lawton, OK73507
(580) 248-3654
www.comanchenation.com

Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment, Halfway house

Residency: Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Outpatient

Payment Assistance: Payment assistance (Check with facility for details)

Comanche tribal enrollment now numbers 15,191 with approximately 7,763 members residing in the Lawton-Ft.Sill and surrounding areas of Southwest Oklahoma. The Comanche Nation complex is located nine miles north of Lawton, Oklahoma and employs about one-hundred forty-five people.
Roadback Inc
Outpatient
1202 SW A Avenue,
Lawton, OK73501
(580) 357-4390
www.roadbacklawton.com

Intake Phone Numbers:
(580) 357-6889

Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment

Residency: Outpatient

Payment Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance

Payment Assistance: Sliding fee scale (fee is based on income and other factors), Payment assistance (Check with facility for details)

Specializing in DUI/DWI offenders

Roadback Inc. is certified by the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (ODMHSAS) for non-medical detoxification, residential treatment for women, halfway house, and outpatient treatment services.

Roadback, Inc. has been accredited by The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) for:

Community Housing: Alcohol and Other Drugs/Addictions (Adults)-Transitional Living Homes
Community Housing: Alcohol and other Drugs/Addictions (Adults)-Residential Female
Detoxification: Alcohol and Other Drugs/Addictions (Adults)-Non-medical Detox
Outpatient Treatment: Alcohol and Other Drug/Addictions-Outpatient

Avoid H.A.L.T. to Recover from Addiction

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Avoid H.A.L.T.

Dr. Doug Weiss - 9/28/2007

In recovery whether it be from alcohol, drugs, sex or food, H.A.L.T. has been used to stand for the feelings Hungry, Angry, Lonely and Tired. These are important feelings to avoid for the recovering sex addict. Simply put, keep yourself eating regularly, not allowing yourself to get too hungry. Hunger may make you more susceptible to less logical thinking. Some researchers believe that eating certain foods can help you in recovery. A book that discusses this aspect of recovery is Help Yourself, by Joel Robertson published by Thomas Nelson Publishing.

Anger can sneak up on you quickly and put you in an emotional state of, "I'll show her." Which could lead you to rationalize why it might be okay to act out. Some sex addicts have a whole system where they purposely start a fight with their partner, leave, act out and come back later justifying their acting out behavior because they were "Angry." If anger is a problem, be sure to refer to the exercise in 101 Practical Exercises on Anger Work. Anger can be an important piece of managing your recovery.

Lonely is a difficult feeling for the sex addict to handle. Feeling alone can make the sex addict feel vulnerable to want to medicate the feeling by acting out. Having an action plan or an "I will do" list available in your wallet for when you feel lonely may be helpful. Some other suggestions are:

  1. Go to a public place such as a mall or restaurant.
  2. Call someone in the program
  3. Plan ahead to avoid your alone time gaps such as weekends or when your partner may be out of town.
  4. Exercise
  5. Help someone else with a project
  6. Go to a meeting, church or other social gathering.
  7. Pray.
  8. Ask others what they do when they feel this way.

Being "Tired" in your busy, fast paced life, is a familiar feeling. Tiredness can lower your resistance to the point of "who cares." To recover, you need to stay alert. Your sex addiction is a default program that wants to be fully ac...

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