It takes from 60-90 days to change just one behavior. So, how can we process big changes in our recovery program? Tips from Dr. Louise Stanger here.
We are in a “Golden Age” of addiction research. In recent history, our scientific understanding of how and why addiction occurs is growing in leaps and bounds. Lisa M. Najavits is adding to this knowledge base. In fact, she has developed a counseling prototype to help people facing traumatic events and substance abuse. We interview her in this exclusive Q&A. More here.
We are beginning to understand the continuum of trauma and substance abuse disorders…and how they influence one another. But how can you address them both at the same time. This book just might be your way forward.
Stuck in the same social circle? Here are some practical suggestions for how to grow a support network in addiction recovery. Get ready to meet someone new today!
Are you looking for a way to have a good time? This article gives you different ideas about how to address triggers and cravings. Plus, we look at how life can be fun without the need for drugs!
You cannot elimiate triggers or cravings 100%. However, you can learn to anticipate and manage them. Read here for a self-help guide to addressing cravings in addiction recovery.
Pulling an all nighter can have the same effect as drinking with .10 blood alcohol levels. More on the relationship between sleep and health…with tips from Dr. Bob, the Stress Relief Doctor.
Is there a way to avoid relapse? Find out why professional support is critical to sobriety and who you need to be seeing on a regular basis…more here.
Are you recovering from drug addiction and wonder if you will ever have fun again? The answer is YES. There are ways you can have fun without endangering your recovery. Read further to find out.
No, not really. Triggers can stay with you for the rest of your life. But you don’t need to act on them. A guide on best practices for addressing triggers for people in addiction recovery. Read more here.