Substance use is a substantial obstacle when drug users try to secure and maintain housing. Details about how housing can become an addiction treatment modality here. Ideas that can push our industry forward…!
When addiction treatment programs end, there is a long period of adaptation that can be stressful to navigate, especially for women. Here, we interview a woman committed to meeting the need for women’s sober homes…more here!
Are you new to recovery? Prepare yourself! These are some of the difficult – and ignorant – questions people might ask you in addiction recovery.
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!
Boredom is challenging! This article provides 5 TIPS on dealing with boredom in addiction recovery that commonly occur shortly after treatment.
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.
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:
Is the “no intimate relationships during the first year of sobriety” suggestion important to follow? Here, we explain why dating and starting new relationships in early recovery is not recommended.
Aftercare is important to help recovering addicts stay sober. In fact, having a program in place after formal treatment can help prevent relapse when treatment end. Learn more, here.
You’re sober! Now what? Here are three (3) really good suggestions for how you can optimize your life in addiction recovery.