Did you know anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S.? According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, about 40 million Americans (18 percent of the population) have an anxiety disorder.1 People with anxiety are also twice as likely to suffer from substance use disorders than the general population, and […]
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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.
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, […]
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 […]
The recovery process is incredibly personal and there’s no way to predict how long you will stay at your sober living home. However, every sober living resident will eventually move out and live an independent life of sobriety when they are ready.
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 […]
Yoga is incorporated into addiction recovery programming in many rehab centers, so it shouldn’t be a surprise that many recovering addicts have their first encounters with it in the early stages of recovery. But even after rehab, yoga can be an excellent addition to your daily routine, providing countless physical, spiritual, and emotional benefits in […]