One of the primary ways people can sustain their recovery after treatment is with the help of peer support. Peer recovery services are a type of non-clinical assistance to support recovery from substance use disorders. Just like many people use business coaches or life coaches to guide them through various aspects of their lives, many people in recovery also rely on the services of peer recovery coaches to help them stay sober.
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Watching a loved one relapse is extremely painful. Unfortunately, relapse happens sometimes. It’s normal to feel a wide range of emotions, such as anger, confusion, sadness, and hopelessness. Despite it being a challenging situation, there is still hope for your loved one. A relapse doesn’t mean they can’t fully recover from addiction.
Perhaps you’ve completed rehab, and now you’re starting to resume a normal life. Indeed, there are many more challenges to overcome. So, how do you cope with everyday challenges and emotions? What do you do if you feel an urge to use drugs or drink alcohol?
Many of us enter treatment programs on a last ditch effort for help. Drug and Alcohol treatment programs can last from 28 – 90 Days typically. This momentarily escape from everyday life allows addicts and alcoholics time to work on themselves. Although believing a 28-day treatment program can fix all your problems vastly underestimates the […]
Addiction is a chronic, progressive, and often fatal disease if left untreated. The disease of addiction effects not only the user, but their families and loved ones as well. Long term drug addiction can cause unhealthy behavioral patterns, intense resentment, emotional walls and even violent behavior. The ugly side of addiction doesn’t just stick to […]