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!
A discussion of ways in which a therapist or counselor can support a client who wishes to remain drug-free after completing a treatment program. More from Neurolinguistic Programming expert, Dr. Janice Walton, here.
The Holidays can be a challenging time when in addiction recovery. Find 19 useful ideas to help you maintain your sobriety during the season…and the year to come!
How can you spot signs of addiction around the Holidays? And how do you act around someone in addiction recovery during the Season? Tips and information from Dr. Harold Urschel, MD here.
Evidence suggests that exercise is an essential treatment option that aids in addiction recovery. Your workout can releases endorphins in the body, curbs the negative withdrawal effects, and make you feel better. More, here.