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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|

Is It Ok to Drink Non-Alcoholic Beers Such as O’Doul’s While in Recovery?

O’Doul’s, a near-beer, produced by Anheuser Busch, is considered by state and federal regulations to be a non-alcoholic drink. It has a reported 0.4% alcoholic content level. In the scheme of alcoholic beverages, this level is considered low. Federal levels consider 0.5% alcohol content to be defined as an alcoholic [...]

2018-02-19T13:14:04+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Recovery|

What You Should Know About Heroin Withdrawal

Heroin is an incredibly addictive and potent drug that many people struggle with throughout the United States and elsewhere in the world. This illegal drug also causes large numbers of overdoses every year, many of which are fatal. Many overdoses occur in people addicted to heroin who have tried unsuccessfully [...]

2018-01-30T01:40:27+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Detox, Recovery|

Why Swimming is Beneficial During Addiction Recovery

Many addiction recovery and rehab centers have a fitness center, gym and swimming pool so clients can get plenty of exercise. Swimming has some particular advantages because it can be done at a pace suitable for someone who needs time to rebuild physical strength and stamina. Exercise During Recovery Regaining [...]

2018-01-30T01:43:32+00:00 January 10th, 2018|Recovery, Rehabilitation|