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Recovery…The New Me

For many, addiction quickly becomes a part of your identity. You often associate with others that are doing drugs or abusing alcohol and are making many of the same life choices that you are at that time. The places you go, the things you do, and even your appearance all become inexplicably linked to yourRead More

Expectations and Recovery

An important component of any successful recovery deals with the individual’s expectations. When you decided to get help for the addiction issues in your life, you had at least a vague idea of what you thought your recovery would look like. Maybe it was as simple as knowing that you will no longer have daysRead More

Cravings…What do They Mean and How can I Prevent Them?

Cravings are a part of recovery. They happen. They don’t mean you are going to relapse and they don’t say you are doing anything wrong in your recovery. They are a natural part of recovery, but there are ways to minimize the effects of cravings on your mind and your body. The holidays are excitingRead More

How to Take your Recovery Out of the Box

Recovery is different for everyone. No two people dealing with addiction have the same set of unique needs. With the myriad of individuals struggling with substance abuse or alcoholism, treatment plans vary widely. The traditional means of dealing with addiction simply aren’t practical for everyone. That’s when it is time to get creative and thinkRead More

Sleep and Recovery

Its no secret that you will feel better after a good night’s sleep, but sleep can be elusive for many of us. For those dealing with addiction, the problem is likely even more complicated. Drugs and alcohol create a myriad of negative impacts on your body. Continued substance abuse or alcohol abuse can disturb yourRead More

Family Functions in Recovery

Even without the additional considerations in recovery, family functions, especially during the holidays, can be stressful. The truth is there are almost always individuals in our families that we would not associate with if we weren’t related. For some people, its a crazy uncle that hasn’t mastered his social skills and for others, it isRead More

Leaving a Legacy

Life is about more than the time we spend on this Earth. Some of life is about what we leave behind. Leaving a legacy means your name, and who you are, outlasts your body and exists far longer. What type of legacy do you want to leave? The answer to this question is different forRead More

Instant Gratification and Addiction

Many of us that are no stranger to addiction are also quite familiar with the strong desire for instant gratification. That impulse to have what you want right now, not a moment later, is part of what makes drugs and alcohol so appealing. Feeling anxious or depressed? A sip or a snort and in aRead More

5 Ways to Cut Cravings

Everyone has a weak moment when it comes to cravings. Acknowledging cravings is an integral part of a healthy recovery. Cravings are a completely natural part of the recovery process. Your body or your mind may crave a drink or a snort or any other type of addictive behavior. This doesn’t mean you are failingRead More

Prevention Campaigns for our Youth – Do they Really Work?

All across the country, our youth participate in prevention campaigns in an effort to raise awareness about the harmful consequences of alcohol and drug abuse. With opioid addiction on the rise and the percentage of teen girls and women dealing with alcohol and illicit drug addiction increasing significantly, the effectiveness of such programs must beRead More