The Indisputable Need for Aftercare Addiction Programs

It’s quite common that individuals struggling with an addiction to drugs or alcohol think that their 30 day stay at a residential treatment facility is enough to remain sober forever. Although it’s true that treatment is vital for obtaining effective healing and the tools needed in recovery, it’s not the end of your recovery efforts. 30 days just simply is [...]

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

Common Questions Women Have About Sober Living Homes

Living in a safe environment is crucial to substance abuse recovery. Unfortunately, for some people, returning home is simply not an option. At least, not yet. For those people, sober living homes allow for recovery in a safe place surrounded by peers who are also in recovery. This is especially true for gender-specific homes. Still, living in a sober home [...]

By | August 1st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Equine Therapy for Addiction Recovery

Medical detox, residential treatment programs, and various forms of therapy are some of the most effective options available in drug rehab treatment centers. However, one method of addiction therapy that is often overlooked in favor of more traditional practices is equine therapy. Many individuals in recovery find that equine therapy for addiction is a severely underutilized drug treatment— so much [...]

By | July 24th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

What You Can Do to Address Fear in Recovery from Addiction

A life of addiction seems scary for people who have never experienced it. But, for those in active addiction, just the opposite it what drives their fear. Even imagining being without an addict’s drug of choice may bring about feelings of panic, disorder, and fear. It’s important to know that there is nothing to fear in recovery from addiction. No, [...]

By | July 19th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Living with a Sober Alcoholic

Recovering from addiction is one of the most challenging things that a couple can go through. You, as the partner of the recovering addict, may be feeling an overwhelming mixture of relief, hope, and fear. But there’s really no need to worry. Many men and women today are living with a sober alcoholic. The best thing you can do for [...]

By | July 12th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Exploring the Most Dangerous Opiate Narcotics

It is no secret that America is facing an opiate epidemic. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), since 1999, the number of prescription opiate narcotics sold to patients and the number of individuals who overdosed and died from these prescriptions was four times more than the previous year. Since then, the problem hasn’t resolved. So, identifying [...]

By | July 5th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments