3 Reasons you need to live in the Moment after Rehab

In blog October 11th, 2022 No Comments

Whether you are in a 12 Step Program or any other form of addiction treatment, you will have heard one common theme. To recover you need to live in the moment. In AA and NA they call this ‘Just for Today’. In other programs they link it to mindfulness and living in the present. But…

Keep These Things In Mind When Dating In Sobriety

In blog April 27th, 2021 No Comments

While dating is not easy for anyone, dating in sobriety is particularly tough. The good news is that millions of recovering addicts have successfully found love through dating in sobriety. Here’s what you need to know. Dating in sobriety is tough for a number of reasons. For one, you need to take care of yourself…

Tips For Staying Off Substances After The Pandemic

In blog April 21st, 2021 No Comments

Let’s face it. The pandemic has not been easy for recovering addicts. Many of us have felt isolated and had much too much time on our hands. We were stuck in the exact type of environment that fosters addiction. It was a struggle to stay off substances. But over time, these circumstances became the new…

Can I Treat My Depression In A Rehab Center?

In blog February 24th, 2021 No Comments

Many addicts ask the question, can I treat my depression in a rehab center? The reason for this question is that substance abuse is rarely just a matter of physical addiction. Yes, the physical urges to use drugs need to be treated from the start. However, there are psychological reasons why people start to use…

Why Should An Addict Detox In A Treatment Center?

In blog January 27th, 2021 No Comments

Substance abuse rehab centers provide complex, holistic programs to treat addiction to alcohol and drugs. There is a lot to gain from being in an environment with other recovering addicts, trying various treatment modules in order to find the best route towards health. One thing that is not that complex, at least in theory, is…

Why Residential Treatment Centers Are Ideal For Addiction Recovery

In blog January 22nd, 2021 No Comments

I went into a drug rehab center on the back of an accidental overdose. Until then, I had always resisted the idea of a residential treatment center. It seemed like little more than a prison where I’d be kept away from drugs while going through a program. Otherwise, why couldn’t I just stay at home?…

The Road To Sobriety For Executives

In blog January 5th, 2021 No Comments

Recovery from alcoholism and drug addiction can take many different routes. It should not be the same for everyone, as different people have different challenges. Executives of big companies have their own set of challenges to face. On the one hand, it might seem that executives have it easier than recovering addicts without jobs or…

Tips For Staying Sober Through The Holidays

In blog December 16th, 2020 No Comments

For many people, December is the best time of year. The holidays bring family together to celebrate, while the new year offers a fresh start. For recovering addicts, the reality is somewhat more complicated. It should come as no surprise that many recovering addicts relapse over the holiday season. People who have struggled with addiction…

How Addictive Are Sleeping Pills?

In blog November 24th, 2020 No Comments

“Insomnia was my gateway to drug addiction” “It took me years to beat my sleeping pill addiction, and another year before I beat my insomnia” Approximately ten percent of Americans suffer from long-term insomnia, with up to thirty percent experiencing short-term bouts. If you have suffered from insomnia, you know how distressing it can be….

Everything You Need To Know About Addiction

In blog October 26th, 2020 No Comments

Over 20 million Americans have at least one addiction. It is so common that almost everyone is either struggling with addiction or knows someone who is struggling with addiction. Yet in spite of addiction being so widespread, it is still treated as taboo and misinformation is rife. The most common misconception is that addiction is…

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