By Jessica Kantor The Power of Unplugging Imagine a day without distractions. Or rather, imagine a day where distractions empowered you instead of throwing you off course. Imagine a day where you get to experience breathing in a new way. A day where every taste, touch, sound can be not only a reminder of yourself […]
Staying sober after you get sober is a real task! How can you navigate the many challenges of living in early recovery? We reviewed “Addiction, Recovery, Change”, a how-to manual that may help you. More on why you might want to add this book to your library here.
What happens to recovering addicts when treatment ends? This interview outlines best practices and ideas for treatment centers RE: Alumni Engagement. More here!
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.