How Acceptance in Recovery can be a Motivating Factor

Developing an addiction doesn’t happen overnight. While there are many roads to addiction, everyone has their own journey. And, more often than not, these journeys may include some moments you are less than proud to claim as your own. However, it’s important to understand that acceptance of these situations and feelings is vital to recovery success. Without acceptance in recovery, [...]

By | February 23rd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Some of the Many Benefits of Eating Disorder Recovery

If you’re considering treatment for an eating disorder or you’ve just graduated from treatment, you may be wondering what the advantages of eating disorder recovery actually are. Sure, it may sound nice not to have to worry about what you’re eating all the time or what you look like. But, the hurdles to jump through to get that that point [...]

By | February 16th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

When Mental Health Issues Collide: Addiction and Eating Disorders

Dealing with addiction alone is dangerous. But, when it’s brought on by other issues or other issues arise as a result of addiction, it’s even more deadly. While dealing with both mental health issues and addiction may seem like a supernatural challenge, the hard truth is that a large percentage of addicts live with concurring mental health issues. With the [...]

By | February 6th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Spouses of Addicts can Support Recovery

Spouses of addicts can do more harm than good to a loved one’s sobriety journey. So, it’s important for spouses to understand how to support recovery. Your wife may have been fighting the addiction battle for a while. But now, she is finally on the road to recovery. You want to be there for her in the very best way [...]

By | January 26th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

4 Things to Look for in Sober Living Programs

Recovery isn’t just about getting treatment. It’s about staying sober once treatment concludes. One of the best ways to make sure that you will stay focused on recovery immediately after treatment concludes is a sober living home. Sober living programs should offer a safe, supportive environment in which individuals can assimilate back into society with newly learned techniques and methods [...]

By | January 22nd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

What Really Happens During Alcohol Induced Memory Blackouts?

Alcohol is everywhere you turn. Almost every restaurant serves alcohol. Most of your family and friends probably drink. And, plenty of social gatherings are designed around the consumption of alcohol. The high production of alcohol, marketing techniques, and general cultural acceptance of this drug have created a society of recreational drinkers. Unfortunately, many of these “social drinkers” don’t just have [...]

By | January 15th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments