Staying Motivated With A Recovery Mantra
While in recovery, the way you talk to yourself is important. Some people may call it a recovery mantra, while others simply call it self-talk. However you choose to see this practice, it is important to remember that your progress will be deeply affected by
Be Your Best Self In Recovery
Early recovery is a volatile time for someone who has struggled with substance abuse, and it is important to be aware of the best ways to care for oneself during this crucial step in the process of recovery. Below are some of the best self-care
One of the Biggest Life Changes In Your Life Could Be When You Seek Treatment.With This Change Comes Other Changes To Your Relationships and Lifestyle.
How Self-Awareness Can Help in Your Recovery
Self-awareness in addiction recovery is one of the most important aspects of treatment. It can help those who are struggling become more understanding of themselves and their situations, and create a stronger foundation for recovery in the long run. When you decide to seek
If you’re on the path to recovery from drug or alcohol addiction – congratulations! This is a big decision to make, and one that you will have to work hard to achieve. In addition to detox, treatment at a facility, behavioral therapy, and counseling, there’s one more tool you should
The soaring overdose death toll from prescription painkillers has become an urgent priority. Ongoing theft in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has drawn attention to the widespread issue. These abuses have been covered by the New York Times, Washington Post, and other major publications. Does that mean new federal
The causes of alcoholism have been studied by hard-nosed scientists and psychologists alike. While Scientists look for either the chemical, or genetic, factors in the body that predetermine a risk for addiction. A psychologist might find the reason in family history and behavior that creates an addiction.
Alcoholism & The Forked Road
For many substance
The sooner someone struggling with addiction realizes they have a problem, the sooner they can get on with their lives and work on their health and well-being. What many in recovery can tell you is that, as you begin to recover, you will begin to realize how addiction can take you away from
A Life Free From Substance Abuse
If you’re fairly new to recovery, chances are you’ve got more time on your hands than you used to when you were in active addiction. More than likely, you used to spend a good amount of time drinking or drugging and then contending with the
Drug overdose deaths rose to over 50,000 in 2015. Deaths from synthetic opioids, such as fentanyl, rose 73% to nearly 9,600. It's fentanyl that's driving a lot of the death, as it adulterates other drugs and users accidentally take too much. Don't let your loved one be a victim of