Expressive writing has been used over the past 30 years to improve physical and mental health. How can writing be applied to addiction treatment? A review of a book that can teach you how to use expressive writing to overcome addiction here.
A call to treat people where they are at. Are you ready to look at addiction from another angle? How Step 1 can influence the way that we view the disease model of addiction. Plus, more thoughts here.
How can get we get even MORE honest with ourselves in addiction recovery. Three (3) pointers from addiction therapist and coach, Luke Richardson, here.
Boredom is challenging! This article provides 5 TIPS on dealing with boredom in addiction recovery that commonly occur shortly after treatment.
Read these hope-inspiring stories from addicts in recovery who thought relationships were broken beyond repair, BUT discovered that people in their lives still cared to offer help and support.
A personal story of an alcoholic who relapsed many times, but now manages to walk in sober shoes. Check out this book review for renewed hope in addiction recovery.
Are you or a loved one in addiction recovery? We have just experienced a coloring book that can help you relax! Read our product review and a history of coloring therapy here.
Are you or a loved one in denial? It’s time to break the chain! This is a book that will help you balance the use of denial in your life.
What does it mean to “be an addict” and work in the field of addiction treatment? Essential reading for anyone who uses critical thinking to examine addiction. More progressive thoughts on addiction here.
Can old friends be good sober friends? Sometimes! Learn which friendships are toxic and should be avoided; and which ones you should nurture and can help your recovery. More here.