We are striving towards a life without mood or mind-altering substances, but with each day comes new challenges. Unable to cope, we resort to our most familiar mechanisms, no matter
On Veteran’s Day, we honor the sacrifice millions of veterans have made physically and mentally. Too often, the wounds of war are not left on the battlefield. In 2010, 1.2
You have worked hard to get sober and maintain your health and wellness after long-term drug or alcohol use. A relapse can undo the progress you’ve made by causing you
July 4 is right around the corner, and for many of us, that means a day off enjoying the company of family and friends, eating favorite cookout foods and looking
Though everyone with substance misuse disorders moves through recovery at different rates, the longer you spend in treatment, the greater your odds will be of successfully embracing a sober lifestyle.
Resolutions are so last year. Resolutions are hard to keep; they are either too ambitious or too obscure. Subtle lifestyle adjustments with good intention are much easier to carry through
The holidays are a time of great emotion. Those emotions can be enchanting or somber. Recovery is different for every person. Additionally, everyone has different circumstances that construct their perception