6 Sober-Living Activities That Foster Your Recovery Journey

You can enhance your recovery from drug or alcohol addiction by participating in sober-living activities. Each person will experience the journey differently and must find means for sustaining theirs in a manner that suits their lifestyle. Keep the following experiences in mind as you work to maintain your sobriety and [...]

2018-09-13T14:18:50+00:00 September 12th, 2018|Recovery|

4 Tips for Maintaining Sobriety on Summer Vacation

Summer vacation is a needed respite during the hottest months of the year, and a chance to relax and unwind from the rigors of life. For many, this relaxation is intimately tied to alcohol -- they simply can't imagine what it's like to enjoy a vacation without a cold beer [...]

2018-07-31T20:45:07+00:00 July 31st, 2018|Recovery|

What Does Addiction Recovery Really Mean?

Addiction recovery is a highly subjective topic, but for the most part, people take recovery to mean abstinence from drugs and alcohol.  People In 12 step recovery talk a lot about recovery and what it looks like from that perspective, however, it is not the only perspective that matters. It's [...]

2018-07-26T14:37:16+00:00 July 26th, 2018|Addiction, Recovery|

Tips for Dating When You Want to Be Alcohol-Free

More and more people are choosing an alcohol-free lifestyle. According to the UK's Office for National Statistics, more than a quarter of British 16- to 24-year-olds say that they don't drink alcohol at all. But for some people staying away from alcohol is an absolute necessity. If you're a recovering [...]

2018-07-17T18:01:35+00:00 July 17th, 2018|Alcohol Addiction, Recovery|

Peers Help Develop Insight and Important Skills During Recovery

Addiction treatment for alcohol or drug abuse is a comprehensive program of detoxification, individual counseling, group counseling, cognitive behavioral therapy and relapse prevention training. Even with these therapies, the transition back to normal living can be difficult, with increasing stress, frustration and setbacks. Halfway houses and transitional living facilities provide [...]

2018-06-05T19:56:51+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Recovery|

St. Patrick’s Day is Just Another 24 Hours in Recovery

For those in recovery or abstaining from alcohol and drugs, St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, as with any other publicly celebrated holiday, can be challenging. There is a tendency for many in our culture to view these days as a way to drink and drug excessively. There are several ways one [...]

2018-03-14T16:05:03+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Recovery|