Using Alternative Healing Methods for Addiction Recovery

Alternative healing methods, otherwise known as holistic therapy, is showing great promise for individuals in recovery from addiction. There is no one cure for addiction. And, what works for one person may not work for another. So, it’s best to determine your best ways of healing for recovery. And, be open-minded about trying new things which may help. Consider these [...]

By | December 11th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Sow a Mindset of Gratitude in Early Recovery

Being grateful for what we have and how far we’ve come allows us to look at the bigger picture. And, as a result, live happier and more productive lives. It’s important for everyone to have gratitude to establish mentally healthy lifestyles. But, it’s even more important for those in early recovery because, without it, addiction relapse may be right around [...]

By | December 4th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Ins and Outs of 12 Step Sponsorship

Throughout treatment and during recovery, you’ll likely be encouraged to incorporate 12 step meetings into your schedule. 12 step programs are a great way to keep motivated about sobriety and to recognize how far you’ve gone. But, 12 step meetings are also about developing and maintaining recovery relationships. It’s important to establish relationships with others in recovery so that you [...]

By | November 28th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Is It Just Me? Exploring the Causes of Addiction

Addiction is a disease that doesn’t care about someone’s age, job, ethnicity, location, sex, or creed. There are no groups of individuals unaffected by addiction. It’s something that affects people all around the world. And, while the government can attempt to change laws and regulations, it’s a disease that’s not letting up as time passes. Every year, more and more [...]

By | November 21st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Explaining the Difference Between Opiates and Opioids

With the opioid epidemic ravaging the nation and being labeled a “national emergency” by our commander in chief, everyone should be aware of what is going on. Thankfully, many are starting to ask the questions they need to learn enough about this subject to spread awareness themselves. One of the most commonly asked questions is, “What is the difference between [...]

By | November 14th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Recognizing Addiction: Symptoms of Heroin Abuse

When family and loved ones are aware of the symptoms of heroin abuse, they can offer much-needed help through treatment. So, it’s important if you think that a family member or loved one may be addicted to heroin to be able to recognize these symptoms. Otherwise, they may not be offered the help they need to rid heroin addiction from [...]

By | November 8th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments