Healing the Body, Mind, and Soul: Holistic Therapy

Healing the Body, Mind, and Soul: Holistic Therapy

If you’ve suffered from drug or alcohol addiction or a mental health issue, then you are probably familiar with therapy. In fact, more and more Americans are enrolling in therapy for a wide range of reasons, from wanting to work on a romantic relationship to processing trauma. The standard “image” most people have of therapy […]

The More, The Merrier: Benefits of Group Therapy

The More, The Merrier: Benefits of Group Therapy

When most people think of the word “therapy”, they probably imagine a one-on-one, intimate session in a quiet room. This is certainly one type of therapy, and it is vital for most people recovering from substance use disorder or other mental health conditions. However, group therapy is another common form of therapeutic processing that can […]

The Benefits of a Medically Supervised Detox

The Undeniable Benefits of a Medically Supervised Detox

You may be wondering what the heck medically supervised detox is, and why so many places recommend that you go through one when you are trying to get sober. Well, don’t be alarmed, if it is your first-time seeking treatment for addiction to drugs or alcohol, you’ll be hearing plenty of new words and phrases […]

Taking Advantage of Sobriety: What Quitting Alcohol Does For You

Taking Advantage of Sobriety: What Quitting Alcohol Does For You

Quitting alcohol is not easy to do, especially without professional help. Even if you are a moderate drinker it is hard to quit because the temptation of alcohol is everywhere and drinking is socially acceptable in most cases. If you think about it, most social functions have alcohol at the core of them, whether it […]

What You Need to Know About Enrolling in a Partial Hospitalization Program

What You Need to Know About Enrolling in a Partial Hospitalization Program

If you have suffered from the effects of a drinking or drug problem, you may have been enrolled in or offered a place in a partial hospitalization program. The term can seem intimidating- hospitals don’t often conjure up pleasant images for most people. But the truth is that a partial hospitalization program is actually one […]

Clearing up the Wreckage of Addiction: Family Counseling

Clearing up the Wreckage of Addiction: Family Counseling

It’s no secret that an individual’s drug use of drinking affects more than just one person. During active addiction, it may be easier to convince yourself that the only person you’re hurting is you- but the truth is, addiction can have a profound negative impact on the family members and loved ones of the addict […]

Understanding Alcoholism: The Five Types of Alcoholics

Understanding Alcoholism: The Five Types of Alcoholics

It’s easy to lump all addiction and a group and label them the same. But, each addiction is different, each individual is different, and every experience with addiction is different. And, there are even noticeable differences in specific types of addictions. One of these addictions which portrays different types of stages is alcoholism. Further understanding […]

Identifying and Handling Relapse Triggers in Addiction Recovery

Identifying and Handling Relapse Triggers in Addiction Recovery

It’s common that you’ll hear relapse is a part of recovery. And, while relapse rates may be high for individuals in addiction recovery, they are still dangerous. In fact, most overdose deaths occur to those in the earliest days of recovery. That’s because after detox, the body is no longer used to the dosage an […]

Dealing with Winter Time Depression throughout Addiction Recovery

Dealing with Winter Time Depression throughout Addiction Recovery

Seasonal affective disorder, or SAD as it’s commonly referred to, is basically winter time depression. While it affects all types of people all over the world in the winter months, it’s extremely dangerous for those in early recovery from drug or alcohol addiction. If you’re a frequent sufferer of winter time depression, there are a […]

Some of the Best Benefits of Residential Treatment for Addiction

Some of the Best Benefits of Residential Treatment for Addiction

There are many options for addiction treatment. And, there’s no one clear option for everyone. Choosing addiction treatment should be tailored to your needs and your addiction. But, fortunately, if you’ve found yourself on this website you’ve already taken the biggest step; deciding that you do need help for an addiction. One of the many […]