June 6, 2017
addiction recovery

When You Have Recovery, You Have Everything

Addiction takes away everything. Even in those who believe themselves to be “high functioning”, meaning their lives haven’t fallen apart in the stereotyped way addiction is believed to have an effect, feel everything slipping away. […]
May 12, 2017

No Two Recovery Processes Are Exactly Alike

Addiction is a highly individualized disease. Everyone experiences addiction in a different way. Two people might not experience the same symptoms of withdrawal. Two people might not experience cravings in the same way. What one […]
April 21, 2017

6 Things To Stop Telling Yourself About Addiction And Alcoholism

Much of recovery is about changing your perspective and keeping your outlook on the right track. Usually, it’s a false perspective that prevents people from getting sober, or convinces them they don’t need to be […]
March 21, 2017

5 Amazing Things About Family Therapy You’re Going To Love

Addiction and alcoholism are often described as family diseases. Though there may be only one addict or alcoholic, everyone is involved and affected. Addiction and alcoholism can be like torrential storms, destructive tornadoes, and painful […]
March 10, 2017

America Is Hooked On Painkillers

There’s a popular statistic that floats around. America and all of its citizens accounts for just less than four and a half percent of the world’s population. That’s less than half of one tenth of […]
March 8, 2017

You’re Probably Drinking More Than You Let On

It’s easy to say you only drink once a month. If you too all the drinks you had in one month and put them into a single day, that would sound about right, even if […]
February 28, 2017

Are Halfway Houses Helpful?

The National Institute Of Mental Health conducted an in depth research study investigating the effectiveness of both halfway houses and sober living homes. They found that the “retention of residents in the sober living houses […]
February 24, 2017

5 Tips For Picking Sober Living

Look It Up Online: Not every experience in a sober living home will be great. If you’re looking for reviews, heed them with caution. People in early recovery who have been upset can resort to […]
February 22, 2017

Bullying Hurts Everyone

We’ve all done it. Bullying happens. Sometimes we don’t know what to do, so we just don’t do anything. We feel terrible for the person being bullied and pretty terrible about ourselves for not intervening. […]