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Your Transition after Treatment: Sober Living Programs

By |2017-06-23T15:53:55+00:00June 23rd, 2017|

More often than not, individuals will leave their home state to find drug addiction treatment. It’s often suggested that the individual is removed from the environment that they were actively using drugs in so that they have a better chance to reinvent a lifestyle that supports sobriety. This way, they can actively focus on their [...]

The Importance of Drug Abuse Awareness for Kids and Teens

By |2017-10-10T13:55:34+00:00June 20th, 2017|

Children are the future of our world and their knowledge should be something that we all invest into. Proper education about substance abuse is a crucial preventative measure for kids and teenagers. When adults share factual information about substance abuse, it helps kids develop a better sense of drug abuse awareness. Without proper educational measures [...]

How to Build (and Rebuild) Healthy Relationships in Recovery

By |2017-10-10T13:55:08+00:00June 19th, 2017|

The focus of sobriety is to improve and rebuild your life. Sobriety epitomizes personal growth and renewal, and anyone in their first few months of recovery can expect a roller coaster of emotions when it comes to forming—or in some cases, restoring— meaningful relationships. Repairing old friendships, establishing new ones and being open to the possibility [...]

What Causes Addiction to Drugs?

By |2017-06-15T09:00:09+00:00June 15th, 2017|

Most people don’t fully understand what causes addiction to drugs. Some believe that addiction is merely a social delinquency when it is actually an unhealthy and sometimes dangerous physical dependency. Others believe that if drug abusers truly wanted to quit that they should be able to through willpower alone, and this is almost never the [...]

Help! My Loved One is Experiencing a Drug Addiction Relapse

By |2017-10-10T13:57:02+00:00June 12th, 2017|

Getting clean from using drugs is not easy, and keeping clean from using drugs is even more challenging. More often than not, individuals who receive help through drug addiction treatment will go back home to revert back to past addictive behaviors, leading to the process of relapse. Although the individuals who fall to the process [...]

Treat Yourself: A Personal Self Care Plan in Recovery

By |2017-06-06T16:18:35+00:00June 6th, 2017|

Although addiction treatment is different and should be specific for each individual because each person has their own experiences and challenges, it’s extremely rare that individuals will recover successfully from the drug of their choice by using the cold turkey method. Recovery isn’t just about sustaining from using a drug, it’s about developing a balance [...]

Tips for Making a 12th Step Call in Early Recovery

By |2017-05-24T19:23:39+00:00May 24th, 2017|

Twelve step recovery fellowships such as Alcoholics Anonymous are a big part of recovery for many people who get help for an alcohol or drug problem. One of the principles of twelve step programs is that those with more experience help newcomers to recovery or people who still struggle with alcoholism or addiction. The twelfth [...]