Are you using drugs for pain or heartache? You are not alone. Here, we look at the social stigma of using drugs in order to self-medicate the problems that lie beneath the surface. Then, we invite your questions or comments at the end.
Food: the final frontier in addiction recovery? Or something vital to be addressed during treatment. Expert David Wiss, MS, RDN shares with us optimal and suboptimal eating habits here. Then, he offers us a treatment plan alternative! More on healthy eating is just a click away.
How can we heal ourselves in the present moment? By understanding and practising a few daily tasks every 24 hours. More here on the meaning of One-Day-At-A-Time, with a section for your questions at the end.
How can you deal with adversity? Three (3) tips on moving through tough times in sobriety here.
Medications only address the symptoms of addiction, while holistic recovery addresses the whole person. Discover the holistic route to addiction recovery and lasting sobriety, here.
It’s winter. Bears hibernate. If you want to maintain your recovery from addiction you shouldn’t. Tips and tools here.
Do you find yourself caught in miscommunication with others? You will find these practical tips for improving your listening skills to nurture and grow love in recovery very useful. A book review and more on communication in addiction recovery here.
Optimizing your brain in addiction recovery: Lifestyle affects everything! – An interview with Dr. Ralph E. Carson, LD, RD, Ph.D.October 24th, 2015
Drug addiction erodes a person’s self-control and ability to make sound decisions, while sending intense impulses to take drugs. But how can dependency affect the brain? What’s more, how do you heal the brain after addiction? More here in this interview with Dr. Ralph Carson.
Have you heard of social model residential programs for addiction? Expand your professional understanding of possible treatment models here. Click and read more in our exclusive interview with Robert Siemaszko from Jeremiah’s Inn.
Where can LGBT community members go to seek help for addiction? We speak with Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT) and Certified Advanced Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Counselor (CAADC), Jeff Zacharias – about resources and recovery here.