Wednesday September 17th 2014

addiction help

Hiding an addiction: 3 questions to ask yourself

July 25th, 2014

Are you or a loved one hiding an addiction? How do you know if there’s even a problem with drugs or alcohol? A quick away to assess drug or alcohol problems in your family here.

Families of addicts: Seeing addiction from the other side

July 23rd, 2014

Like addicts, families of addicts can face their own set of symptoms due to the cycle of the disease. But there is hope! Learn where to find help for families of addicts here.

Addiction recovery and spiritual awakening: The roots of recovery

January 25th, 2014

In order to become strong recovering people, we must first establish a connection with something more powerful than ourselves which cannot be uprooted. More on addiction recovery and spiritual awakening here.

What is a Change Analysis?

December 31st, 2013

The purpose of a Change Analysis in substance abuse treatment is to try to open up an honest conversation about what is really going in the mind of those we are trying to help. More about what a Change Analysis involves, and major points of discussion here.


Food choices in addiction recovery

October 11th, 2013

The wrong food choices can increase your state of anxiety, stress and inability to sleep and function. In addition to caffeine and sugar, what food should you avoid in addiction recovery? We explore here.

Addiction recovery: How can I express my gratitude?

April 29th, 2013

Five ideas on how to express gratitude in addiction recovery. Plus, why gratitude is so important.


Steps to overcoming an addiction

February 27th, 2013

Overcoming an addiction requires that you deal with life. Five (5) steps to overcoming an addiction by dealing with the psycho-emotional problems that compel addictive behaviors here.

Hit bottom: alcohol, drug addiction and advice

July 16th, 2012

What does it take to hit bottom? When you hit bottom, what can you do next? Guest writer Julie Stirn explores here.


Pros of halfway houses

June 11th, 2012

Living in a halfway house provides you with an immediate community of recovery support. More pros for halfway house living here.


How to help an alcoholic or drug addict get help

June 6th, 2012

To help and alcoholic or drug addict get help, prepare yourself first and then confront the addict. 1. Be sure addiction is present. 2. Educate yourself about addiction. 3. Build a network of support. 4. Avoid codependency.

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