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.
Can a new, healthy habit help you end a chemical addiction to a drug? More ideas about how new habits can replace old ones in addiction recovery.
Working experientially can help bring unspoken, difficult-to-formulate or hidden experiences to light in addiction recovery. More here on Experiential Therapy for addiction. What is it? How does it work?
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!
When dealing with addiction, it doesn’t help to think about what you did wrong as a parent. Instead, read here about proactive ways you can help your teen in addiction recovery.
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!