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Why You Need to Be Goal-Oriented in Recovery

  June 14, 2019   No comments

While most drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs have a well-defined end point, your recovery is something you’ll be actively working on for the rest of your life. And though managing

The Connection Between Substance Misuse and Social Anxiety Disorder

  June 7, 2019   No comments

People living with social anxiety disorder are especially vulnerable to substance abuse problems. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, up to 20 percent of all people with

The Fate of CBD Infused Foods

  June 4, 2019   No comments

  CBD is a non-psychoactive derivative of hemp. In December of 2018, President Trump signed a farm bill granting farmers the permission to harvest products for retail as long as

The Benefits of Developing a Daily Recovery Practice

  May 31, 2019   No comments

Recovery from an addiction to drugs or alcohol is a lifelong process. To manage your illness and reclaim your health, you’ll need to recommit to remaining sober one day at

What Are HALT Addiction Triggers?

  May 24, 2019   No comments

Once you have completed a treatment program, you will need to diligently maintain your sobriety with a combination of self-awareness and self-care. Preventing relapse is key, especially for people in

Enjoying Memorial Day Sober

  May 24, 2019   No comments

Memorial Day. What comes to mind when you hear those words? The sound of firecrackers bursting, the smell of charcoal stemming from the grill, the taste of cold potato salad,

What Is Transitional Living?

  May 17, 2019   No comments

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.

The Dangerous Myth of the “High-Functioning” Addict

  May 10, 2019   No comments

Though addiction to drugs or alcohol eventually exacts a heavy toll on the user’s physical, psychological and spiritual health, many of these negative effects emerge gradually, which has created a

Retraining Your Brain for Lasting Recovery

  May 3, 2019   No comments

If you have developed a drug or alcohol addiction, you likely already know how challenging it can be to get sober and stay that way for the rest of your

Unexpectedly Challenging Things About Recovery

  April 26, 2019   No comments

When you entered recovery, you probably accepted it wouldn’t be an easy ride. No matter how many self-help blogs and books you read that convinced you to pursue a sober