[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_size=”initial”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text use_border_color=”off” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_size=”initial” _builder_version=”3.11.1″] It’s not uncommon for people who are struggling with addiction to try to hide their addiction from family and friends by stashing their drugs in hiding spots. Addicts often hide their drugs around the home, in the car, or at work to […]
Drug rehab is often one of the first steps in an addiction treatment program. This form of evidence-based therapeutic interventions is an effective way to address substance use disorders and co-occurring disorders, as it combines 12-Step Program work and a residential inpatient curriculum that is designed to treat the whole person, not just the addiction.
After completing a drug and alcohol rehab program, many people feel empowered and ready to begin their new life of sobriety. Others may be unsure about what the future holds. Although it may take time to find purpose in life as you adjust to a lifestyle without drugs and alcohol, serving others provides many benefits […]
Each and every one of us is entitled to our own thoughts, opinions, beliefs, and personal space. In recovery, it’s especially important that you learn how to value yourself in a way that is not dependent on the view other people have of you. While living in a Eudaimonia sober home, you may have old […]
When you were in active addiction what was your diet like? Late night fast food? Microwavable meals full of preservatives? Fatty or sugary snacks like chips and cookies? Most people who suffer from substance abuse problems have very irregular or poor diets. Addicts may also choose to spend most or all their money on drugs, […]
Overall, researchers estimate that about 20 percent of people who suffer from addiction are also plagued by an anxiety disorder. Some studies estimate that this rate may even be as high as 50 percent among people who have experienced traumatic life events.1 Unfortunately, anxiety doesn’t just disappear once you get sober. Experiences in early recovery […]
In the early stages of addiction, men face several barriers and obstacles that keep them from getting the help they need. The cultural expectations of our society have forced men to assume the role of being strong, fearless, and in control. This mindset produces the ideology that “being a man” means you never need help, […]
Globally, more than 300 million people suffer from depression and it is the leading cause of disability worldwide.1 Depression can severely affect a person’s emotional and physical health, causing feelings of emptiness and sadness, insomnia, weight fluctuations, cognitive problems, fatigue, weakened immune system, and at its worst, suicide.2
All of us choose to recognize significant life events and milestones with celebrations. Marriages, birthdays, pregnancies, anniversaries … these are just a few of the life events many of us celebrate regularly, but they all have one thing in common. They each signify personal growth and progress, which is something to be proud of. If […]
[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” next_background_color=”#525e6c”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_size=”initial”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text use_border_color=”off” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_size=”initial” _builder_version=”3.19.17″] In recovery and sober living, you will experience a wealth of personal growth. You learn how to cope with stress, anxiety, and depression in a productive way. You learn how to manage your finances responsibly and live independently. And most importantly, […]
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals are at a much higher risk of developing substance abuse and mental health issues.1 In a new study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, researchers at the University of Texas at Austin also found […]
The recovery process doesn’t just require that you quit your drug of choice. Instead, most people find themselves starting over in many aspects of life. Whether it’s changing your mindset, changing your habits, or changing your social circles, addiction recovery will inevitably require change. But starting over in these aspects of life will pave the […]
Updated on August 20th, 2020 Whether you’ve just completed rehab, you’ve been out of treatment for a few months, or you recently relapsed and need some support, a sober living home can provide the structure, accountability, and support you need to get back on track.
While enrolled in a drug and alcohol rehab, you probably became accustomed to waking up early, having breakfast, meditating and attending daily support groups. These things all became a part of your routine. Now that you’re out of rehab and living life on your own again, it can be a challenge to maintain that routine […]
About National Recovery Month National Recovery Month is observed annually each September to educate the public on substance abuse, treatment, and mental health services, as well as celebrate the lives of those who have committed themselves to long-term recovery. Recovery Month is in its 29th year. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services […]