Bipolar disorder and addiction often occur simultaneously, which can make getting sober and staying sober extremely difficult. If you are recovering from addiction and have also been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, a combination of medication and psychotherapy may be an effective way to deal with bipolar depression in recovery. Bipolar disorder and addiction often occur […]
The year 2020 has certainly been a trying one so far with the COVID-19 pandemic, worldwide protests, sporadic riots, and rising unemployment rates all hitting home at the same time. The constant media coverage and images shared on social media can become overwhelming and may leave you feeling anxious and depressed. In the face of […]
Addiction is a complex disease and the idea of being “in recovery” or being “a recovered addict” is somewhat objective. Recovery is unique to every individual and if you’re wondering whether you’ll ever fully recover after addiction, you’re not alone.
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 stay that way.
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, […]
The holidays present a unique set of challenges for people in recovery, often putting their coping and relapse prevention skills to the ultimate test. However, these road bumps during the holiday season don’t have to be threats to sobriety. Instead, they can be used as opportunities to develop and improve important skills like resilience, discipline, […]
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
Updated on August 11th, 2020 Early sobriety is a time full of challenges, adjustments, milestones, and change, which can all be very exciting and advantageous, but also overwhelming. The sobriety journey is different for everyone, but all people in recovery will face various challenges and obstacles as they learn to adopt a new sober lifestyle. […]
Early sobriety is a time full of challenges, adjustments, milestones, and change, which can all be very exciting and advantageous, but also overwhelming. This time period often referred to as “early sobriety” includes your first 90 days of sobriety in rehab and may continue for weeks, months, or even a year after that. The sobriety […]