routine in recovery

Why Is Routine Important in Recovery?

A routine allows a person to feel empowered and grounded. Routines are exceptionally popular for their versatile ability to help people...

Understanding Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Understanding Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Not many people look forward to trying new forms of therapy. Who can blame them? Therapy can seem intimidating and maybe...

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The Dangers of Toxic Positivity

At the beginning of the pandemic, you may have seen posts on social media that read along these lines: “If you...

Helping a Loved One with an Opioid Addiction

If you’re concerned that someone close to you is using heroin or another opioid, you have good reason to take it...

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Life After Rehab

Anyone in recovery will tell you that coming home from treatment is only the beginning. After rehab, this next chapter presents...

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How Does Alcohol Use and Dependence Affect Your Health?

Almost 70% of Americans over age 18 reported drinking alcohol in 2019, and that was before the added stress of an...

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The Importance of a Sober Support Network

While many believe that recovery is a personal journey, that is not the whole truth. You cannot maintain your sobriety or...

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Why People Drink Alcohol as a Coping Mechanism

The cause of alcohol use disorder (AUD) may range from various factors, including environmental factors, mental health disorders and more. There...

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The Long-Term Effects of Addiction

Addiction can have many long-lasting effects, especially if you have struggled with it for an extended time. Addiction not only affects...

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The Psychology Behind Addiction

Addiction can be caused by various factors, ranging from external circumstances to internal psychological ones. This disorder does not discriminate and...

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