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.
Practical suggestions for keeping your feet on the ground in recovery from addiction.
Four (4) ways to manage disappointment and move into acceptance. Good for your recovery! Good for your soul!
Looking a way to face reality, people in addiction recovery may find themselves feeling depressed. Here, we review some some ways to cope with depression:
Catch the small problems in your recovery before they turn into big ones. In this article, learn how you can identify and react to these risks, in order to sustain a long-term recovery.
A new teen drama series called “Recovery Road” is attempting to dramatize the trend of addiction treatment. Will teens, families, school staff and addiction professionals love it? We review here.
How can art therapy be best integrated into a rehab setting? What are some ways that people in early recovery can express or explore issues through art? A Q&A here with a rehab in Florida who is using art therapy…to discover and recover!
Benzodiazepine withdrawal can be debilitating. How can you support yourself during detox? Five (5) facts and considerations here. With a section at the end for your questions and comments.
Recovery is not a sprint! In order to succeed we must learn to pace ourselves and prepare for what lies ahead. Tips here on how to apply self-restraint, trust, and a willingness to hang in there for the long haul.
Are you seriously stuck in addiction and see no way out? Take hope! In this book, Michael Cartwright gives you real life situations to provide you with hope for any and every kind of addiction. More here.