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How to Cope With High-Risk Situations in Addiction Recovery

How to Cope With High-Risk Situations in Addiction Recovery woman trying to cope with a high-risk situation

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 “deal with life on life’s terms.”

Employee Spotlight: Adrian Penaflor, House Manager

Employee Spotlight: Adrian Penaflor, House Manager Employee Spotlight

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 few questions so you could get to know him […]

Employee Spotlight: Gabe Oliver, House Manager

Employee Spotlight: Gabe Oliver, House Manager Employee Spotlight

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 Eudaimonia.

Can I Use Insurance to Pay for IOP?

Can I Use Insurance to Pay for IOP? person paying iop with insurance

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 you may have some out-of-pocket costs. An admissions representative at the treatment center of your choice […]

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

Al-Anon: Hope and Healing for Families of Recovering Alcoholics family members at a AA meeting

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 process while their loved one is enrolled in sober living.

The Slippery Slope of Casual Drinking in Recovery

The Slippery Slope of Casual Drinking in Recovery recovering friends having drinks

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 ongoing treatment and effort to stay sober.

Why Does Personalized Care in Addiction Recovery Matter?

Why Does Personalized Care in Addiction Recovery Matter? red balloon standing out

Updated on July 9th, 2020 Each person’s struggle with addiction is unique and there are many different paths to recovery. Personalized care in detox, rehab, and recovery is essential to ensure that every person receives treatment that is designed to meet their individual needs. While this is often prioritized in the earlier stages of treatment, […]

What are the 12 Traditions of A.A.?

What are the 12 Traditions of A.A.? aa meeting

Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.) is an organization that is well-known for its 12 steps, but the 12 traditions of A.A. are also important, as they highlight the hallmark principles of A.A. and provide additional guidelines for people in recovery. If you’re interested in learning more about A.A. and 12-step recovery, these principles are important to know. […]

Sober Living vs. Group Therapy: What’s the Difference?

Sober Living vs. Group Therapy: What’s the Difference? group therapy at sober living home

What’s the difference between a sober living home and group therapy? A sober living home provides safe and sober group housing to help people reintegrate back into society after completing addiction treatment or following a relapse. On the other hand, group therapy consists of group sessions facilitated by a therapist or counselor. The discussions address […]

How to Cope With Social Anxiety in Recovery

How to Cope With Social Anxiety in Recovery social anxiety

Anxiety is a normal emotion that everyone experiences from time to time. However, when it becomes debilitating, it can lead to serious issues like substance abuse and addiction. Social anxiety and other anxiety disorders are very common and many people in recovery struggle to cope with feelings of anxiousness in social situations, even after getting […]

Taking Prescription Medications in Recovery

Taking Prescription Medications in Recovery prescription medications

Taking prescription medication in recovery from addiction can have both favorable and unfavorable consequences. While in some instances, prescription medication may be necessary to recover from surgery, to treat a diagnosed illness, or to improve your overall health and quality of life, they also have the potential to derail your recovery efforts. Taking prescription medication […]

8 Ways to Deal With Cravings in Recovery

8 Ways to Deal With Cravings in Recovery person in recovery dealing with cravings

Cravings and urges to use drugs or drink alcohol can be a very powerful thing. Although they do have the potential to cause a relapse, they are a normal part of recovery and it is possible to beat them. Here are eight effective ways to deal with cravings and urges in recovery.

How to Stay Sober as a Parent in “Wine Mom” Culture

How to Stay Sober as a Parent in “Wine Mom” Culture mom playing with her daughter

Updated on August 25th, 2020 It’s no secret that alcohol is often viewed as a necessary and normal part of life in American culture. And with the ever-growing “wine mom” culture, moms — and parents in general — are told that it’s not only acceptable to booze it up, but it’s expected.

Fun Sober Activities for St. Patrick’s Day

Fun Sober Activities for St. Patrick’s Day st patrick's day parade

Many people view American holidays like St. Patrick’s Day as an excuse to party and get drunk, but you don’t have to spend your St. Patrick’s day that way. If you’re an addict in recovery, there are still plenty of fun ways to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day sober. Although celebrating sober is a very different […]

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