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A Complete Guide to Court-Ordered Rehab

Substance abuse and addiction comes with a host of negative side effects, including legal issues. If a person refuses to admit they have a problem and won’t go to rehab on their own, he or she may eventually end up facing an ultimatum: rehab or jail. What is...

10 Types of Therapy Used in Addiction Treatment and Recovery

Addiction recovery is as much about physical abstinence as it is about making positive mental and behavioral changes. The way we think impacts the way we behave, so naturally, therapy and counseling are an important aspect of addiction treatment in rehab and the...
8 Telltale Signs of a High-Functioning Alcoholic

8 Telltale Signs of a High-Functioning Alcoholic

Sometimes a person can become overly confident in his or her sobriety and believe that it is possible to return to controlled casual drinking without falling back into full-blown addiction. Or, a person may begin using alcohol because he or she previously only had a...
Last Minute Tips for Sober 4th of July Fun

Last Minute Tips for Sober 4th of July Fun

Are you planning on staying in this 4th of July because you’re just not sure how to celebrate sober? While it’s unrealistic to assume all your friends’ cookouts and parties will be alcohol-free, you should know that you don’t have to stay cooped up inside in an effort...
Is it Possible to Get Sober Without Rehab?

Is it Possible to Get Sober Without Rehab?

Making the decision to get sober is a choice that will change the course of your life forever. While this decision is one that only you can make and it will require dedication, consistency, and hard work on your end, it takes a village to successfully get sober and...
How to Use Your EAP Benefits in Addiction Recovery

How to Use Your EAP Benefits in Addiction Recovery

An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) can be extremely helpful for people who are employed and actively addicted or are recovering from addiction. If you’re currently employed and recovering from a substance use disorder, your employer may provide an EAP that you can...
6 Important Benefits of IOP Group Therapy

6 Important Benefits of IOP Group Therapy

An intensive outpatient program (IOP) may consist of various types of group therapy such as psychoeducational groups, skill development groups, and process/support groups. Regardless of the type of group, IOP group therapy provides essential support and growth...
How to Cope With High-Risk Situations in Addiction Recovery

How to Cope With High-Risk Situations in Addiction Recovery

In life, it is normal to face difficult circumstances or stressful situations that cause emotional distress and internal conflict. However, when an addicted person faces these types of situations, he or she may use alcohol or drugs to cope instead of learning how to...
Employee Spotlight: Adrian Penaflor, House Manager

Employee Spotlight: Adrian Penaflor, House Manager

The relationships our clients develop with our staff members is a large part of the recovery experience at Eudaimonia Recovery Homes. In this blog, we’d like to introduce you to Adrian Penaflor, one of our House Managers in Austin. Adrian took some time to answer a...
Employee Spotlight: Gabe Oliver, House Manager

Employee Spotlight: Gabe Oliver, House Manager

The staff at Eudaimonia is made up of a diverse group of people with personal and professional experiences with addiction. Gabe Oliver is one of our House Managers in Austin and he took some time to answer a few of our questions about who he is and what he does at...
Can I Use Insurance to Pay for IOP?

Can I Use Insurance to Pay for IOP?

Can I Use Insurance to Pay for IOP? Most health insurance policies provide coverage for intensive outpatient programs (IOP), but your individual coverage will vary depending on your insurance policy. Additionally, not all insurance policies offer complete coverage so...
What is an Intensive Outpatient Program?

What is an Intensive Outpatient Program?

An intensive outpatient program (IOP) is a treatment program that addresses drug and alcohol addiction, along with other mental health and behavioral issues. IOP is ideal for clients who do not require round-the-clock care or a higher level of treatment, such as a...
Al-Anon: Hope and Healing for Families of Recovering Alcoholics

Al-Anon: Hope and Healing for Families of Recovering Alcoholics

Family members play a significant role in the long-term recovery of their loved ones and family involvement often spans the entirety of the treatment process and beyond. Al-Anon is a great way for family members of addicted loved ones to get involved in the recovery...
The Slippery Slope of Casual Drinking in Recovery

The Slippery Slope of Casual Drinking in Recovery

If you successfully got sober and overcame your drug addiction, you have a lot to be proud of! However, getting sober doesn’t necessarily mean you’re out of the woods just yet. Addiction is a chronic disease, and much like other chronic diseases, it will require...
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