Are you new to recovery? Prepare yourself! These are some of the difficult – and ignorant – questions people might ask you in addiction recovery.
Have you been diagnosed as “Bipolar” in addiction recovery. You are not alone! Learn about how this woman in long term recovery coped with the diagnosis…and how you can, too.
By Jessica Kantor The Power of Unplugging Imagine a day without distractions. Or rather, imagine a day where distractions empowered you instead of throwing you off course. Imagine a day where you get to experience breathing in a new way. A day where every taste, touch, sound can be not only a reminder of yourself […]
It’s Valentine’s Day. You are in early recovery. REMEMBER: There are many dangers of dating in early addiction recovery. Some ideas on how to put YOURSELF first this Valentine’s Day.
Looking for sober Valentine’s Day date ideas? Look no further! We share some suggestions here, and hope to help you out with any Valentine struggles.
In terms of addiction, Existential Grief can continually derail recovery and unexpectedly trigger relapse – unless you get a handle on it. More on why regaining a connection with a sense of place and having belief in a higher power is so important to recovery. More here!
January is National Mentor Month! How can you help Mentor someone in addiction recovery(apart from the 12 Steps)? An interesting look into how addiction treatment alumni can “pay it forward” through Mentorship. More here!
What are the barriers that stand between you and quitting drink, drugs, or cigarettes? 3 Steps to long lasting, positive changes.
Does labeling objects and situations as “triggers” give them more power over you? It can be scary to live in a world where you are surrounded by relapse triggers. Good news: You may be able to beat them by viewing them differently. Learn more here.
Looking for 2017 calendars for yourself or to give as a present to a loved one in addiction recovery? Check out this list of 5 ideas that can help provide the right amount of motivation and support to anyone in addiction recovery or working in the treatment industry!