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Benefits of Adventure Therapy

Adventure therapy is a form of psychotherapy that is proven to be highly effective. It’s goal is to build confidence and independence through physically and emotionally challenging exercises that include some risk. “Adventure” can sound a little intimidating, but therapy can range from extreme outdoor activities to relaxed nature outings. Adventure [...]

2019-06-23T14:47:33+00:00 June 23rd, 2019|Recovery, Rehabilitation|

Can You Achieve Sobriety at Home?

Getting treatment for drug or alcohol addiction should be your biggest focus. But you might fear that attending treatment will disrupt your life too much. You might think that you need to press pause on all your responsibilities until you have completed a program. The truth is, there are many options for recovery based [...]

2019-06-20T14:08:09+00:00 June 20th, 2019|Recovery, Rehabilitation|

Avoiding Stress in Recovery

Stress can be a major contributing factor to drug and alcohol abuse. Family problems, financial troubles, and life in general generate daily stress. It seems the more stress you're under, the more you want to escape. Stress can either push one deeper into and addiction, or be a motivator to [...]

2019-06-16T21:15:52+00:00 June 16th, 2019|Blog, Recovery, Rehabilitation|

5 Reasons People Leave Treatment Early

Leaving addiction treatment early is never a good idea. Unfortunately, some who seek help for their addiction find reasons not to see the program all the way through. Addiction treatment can be challenging in the beginning, but completing a program is the best way to learn how to stay sober. [...]

2019-06-13T01:14:09+00:00 June 13th, 2019|Addiction, Recovery, Rehabilitation|

Choosing Treatment: Home or Away?

When considering addiction treatment, many people have a hard time deciding what is the best fit for them. Now that you have decided to get help, where should you go? When choosing between a local treatment center or one out-of-state, the choice is based on your individual recovery needs. Many [...]

2019-05-26T22:49:48+00:00 May 26th, 2019|Recovery, Rehabilitation|

Delusional Thinking and Alcohol Abuse

Alcohol abuse not only negatively affects your body, but it can increase the severity of preexisting mental disorders. Delusional thinking and psychosis are among the most serious conditions made worse by alcohol abuse. Symptoms of psychosis and delusional disorders can range from paranoia to physical hallucinations. These conditions get worse [...]

2019-05-03T21:38:22+00:00 May 3rd, 2019|Alcohol Addiction, Recovery, Rehabilitation|

Don’t Get Played by Addict Manipulation

Anyone who has experienced addiction or the addiction of a loved one knows that manipulation is an extremely damaging behavior. Addicts can use many tactics to get what they want and in the end they end up hurting themselves and the ones closest to them. These manipulations can often feel [...]

2019-05-02T15:44:01+00:00 February 26th, 2019|Addiction, Alcohol Addiction, Blog, Rehabilitation|

Are Nonalcoholic Beverages Safe to Drink in Recovery?

Nonalcoholic and alcohol-free beverages can seem like a good option for recovering alcoholics to turn to, but the dangers of relapse are much greater than the benefits. Your favorite NA beer or “mocktail” might seem like it helps curb your craving, but it is really hurting your recovery. Research has [...]

2019-05-02T18:21:24+00:00 February 13th, 2019|Alcohol Addiction, Recovery, Rehabilitation|

What is “Drunkorexia?”

  “You got to eat if you’re going to drink.” I still remember my doctor’s cautionary words from more than a decade ago before I left for college. But an eating disorder that you may never have heard of is becoming a dangerous trend, especially on college campuses. Skipping meals [...]

2019-01-13T16:53:36+00:00 January 13th, 2019|Alcohol Addiction, News, Rehabilitation, Teen/Young Adult|