Relapse Prevention

April 17, 2017

Everyone Rides The Struggle Bus Now And Then

  Recovery isn’t a promise of perfection, but progress. Sometimes, you progress more slowly than others. In the height of a struggle it can be hard to tell if the wheels are moving forward. These […]
April 4, 2017

10 Warning Signs Of Obsessive Thinking

Relapse is a process. Relapse is also a choice. Obsessive thinking about relapse can cause the brain to react in such a way that it causes the brain to lose its ability to choose sobriety, […]
February 3, 2017
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3 Important Things You Should Do Before A Relapse

Relapse is a part of many people’s stories. If you are getting sober for the first time and thinking about relapse, know relapse does not have to be part of your story. There’s never a […]
January 16, 2017

Mindfulness and Meditation? There’s an App for That

The arguments for mindfulness and meditation are strong today as more and more research is being done to essentially show there’s no reason not  to practice mindfulness and meditation. Starting off the new year with […]
January 12, 2017

How Mindfulness Breaks The Chain

Why do we hold onto negative thoughts when we know they are not good for us? It’s a phenomenon of human behavior for which there is many answers. Self-Sabotage based on trauma or humiliation is […]
November 17, 2016
Relationship Red Flags: Time For A Team Meeting If You See These Toxic Behaviors

Relationship Red Flags: Time For A Team Meeting If You See These Toxic Behaviors

Relationships are all fun and games until someone needs to call a timeout. Look at these toxic behaviors to know whether or not your current partner is someone you should be keeping in the game. […]
July 22, 2016
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Sober is the New Drunk

Joseph Livesey founded the Preston Temperance Society in 1833. Authoring a text called The Pledge, he wrote that for members of the temperance movement, “We agree to abstain from all liquors of an intoxicating quality […]
July 6, 2016
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Acupuncture and Heroin

“Acupuncture has the potential to reduce or even in some cases eliminate the need for opioids and non-opioid drugs while also helping to treat opioid addiction” wrote a trio of acupuncture groups including the Joint […]
June 30, 2016

Nalexone Versus Naltrexone: What You Need to Know

Both naltrexone and nalexone are medications used to block the effects of opioid drugs like heroin. According to, “By blocking opioid receptors, naltrexone also blocks the reception of the opioid hormones that our brain […]