A look into the dangers of stress, what it is, and how YOU can cope with chronic, harmful stress in addiction recovery. More on dissolving stress here.
Is addiction the real problem? Or are we dealing with a bigger issue? An exploration of the “chicken” and the “egg” syndrome that is substance abuse disorder. More here.
What can make a person rethink the decision to use drugs? Read more about an interactive idea that a psychotherapist has been testing. Plus, more on the real reasons that drive substance abuse here.
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) is a simple, non-invasive and painless treatment which most people find comfortable and relaxing. But how is HBOT related to addiction treatment? Is it effective? Find out more here.
Shannon Kopp shares her personal experiences from entering rehabilitation for eating disorders. Learn what you can expect and what the author wishes she had known, in this article.
Mindfulness therapy practices, such as gentle Hatha yoga and mindful breathing, are increasingly integrated into the treatment of addictions. But is mindfulness meditation effective for addicts in recovery? Explore how mindfulness therapy works to treat addiction, here.
Half of those who seek treatment for addiction meet diagnostic criteria for PTSD. So, does the concurrent treatment of PTSD and/or past trauma positively affect the treatment of substance use disorders? How? We review here.
A new teen drama series called “Recovery Road” is attempting to dramatize the trend of addiction treatment. Will teens, families, school staff and addiction professionals love it? We review here.
A list of 18 books for you to read in recovery. Whether someone you love or yourself are a recovering addict, we have outlined suggestions about self-help literature and books to help you with alcoholism, drugs, behavioral addiction, or co-occurring disorders recovery.
Sorrow and self-pity gets in the way of addiction recovery. How can you move out of these unhealthy emotional states? Four (4) steps to a happier, healthier you here.