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We Will Try Again Tomorrow

Relapses are inevitable. They happen when we most expect it, but also when we least expect it. The latter are some of the hardest to deal with. You think you’re doing well and then “bam!” you slip back into old habits. We, Villa Tranquil Recovery, are here to tell you that it’s okay. You willRead More

Who Are You Without Your Illness?

There are times when we become so comfortable with our diagnoses that we don’t know who we are without them. They become something we fall back on. We are so used to our illness that we cannot separate ourselves from our illness. It’s important to remember that we are not our illness. We are ourRead More

Don’t Apologize For Your Recovery

Don’t ever apologize when you are stating your needs, this includes your recovery. If you are in recovery, be proud of it! Recovery is a huge step to take. You shouldn’t feel like you have to apologize for your choices. Setting boundaries is a huge part of staying on the right path.  You know youRead More

What Does Proper Treatment Look Like?

Treatment and recovery are different for everybody. There is no one cure-all when it comes to addiction recovery. Treatment should be individualized for each and every patient in recovery. Effective treatment must also be tailored to not only the addiction, but to other needs the patient has, such as depression or anxiety. Even for oneRead More

The Two Most Misunderstood Facts About Addiction

There are so many misconceptions about addiction. These misconceptions are harmful to those suffering from this very real disease — yes, addiction is a disease. Along with mental health myths are the facts that contradict them. Although each person’s experience is different, there are facts about addiction that are the same for everyone. Here areRead More

Reaching Milestones You Never Thought Were Possible

For those struggling with co-occurring disorders, special milestones can be bitter-sweet. Depression and addiction can strip you from imagining yourself in future situations. You may also question if you’ll ever reach the milestones those around you are celebrating. It’s important to remind yourself to just take each day as it comes, and not put tooRead More

Setting Boundaries During Your Recovery

Healthy boundaries are extremely necessary when you are beginning your recovery journey. You must be able to set a line that differentiates between what you deserve and what is harmful for your recovery. In doing so, you must learn to not feel bad when you must say no to someone. Your physical and emotional well-beingRead More

Depression and Addiction: What No One Is Talking About

Depression and addiction are very real diseases that are often considered taboo and, thus, are not talked about as much as they should. There are also misinforming sources that spread myths about these diseases. When people talk about addiction, there is so much negative stigma attached to it. A large majority of the population believeRead More

What Not To Say To Someone Struggling

Those who love you often have good intentions. They want to help make things better, but sometimes what they say can end up hurting more than helping. Although their intention is not to hurt you, what they say and how they say it matters. This article is for family and friends —  don’t say theseRead More