Five (5) principles to follow as you prepare to talk with your family about your addiction recovery. With a section for your questions at the end.
Intensive outpatient for substance abuse is basically a type of rehab you attend at least 3 days a week for 2-4 hours a day or more, often scheduled around work or school. More here on this option for addiction treatment here.
Why is taking care of yourself so important to addiction recovery? We review the planning stages of relapse and how you can avoid it through self-care here.
How can you deal with addiction in your family? Some New Year’s resolutions for people coping with addiction in the family here.
If sobriety is about living life to its fullest, why are so many people against dating in the recovery community? Questions and more questions here.
5 things that can cause relapse include: old haunts and friends, internal justifications, toxic relationhips, unhealthy choices, and stress. More on how to manage these triggers here.
What do you get a person in addiction recovery for The Holidays? A list of timeless favorites here.
How can you make it through the holiday season (and its parties) and still stay sober? 5 Tips from a recovered alcoholic here.
In the event of a crisis in your life, what do you do? Get prepared here.
It’s hard to live up to the ideal of the idyllic family holiday atmosphere, especially for individuals and families who deal with substance dependence or addiction. How to survive? No pressure! Just read these 5 steps to help you choose your experiences during the holidays.