Developing a Unique Relationship with Spirituality in Recovery

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After treatment, you’ll find yourself restructuring your life from taking care of your body through eating healthy and exercising to working through your mental health struggles through therapy. However, sometimes there’s a third element missing that you might be apprehensive about tackling. Addiction destroys the mind, body, and spirit. You might have a disconnect when […]

Guilt and Shame in Recovery

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In this resource, we discuss guilt and shame in recovery. How to identify it, how to deal with it, and how to share your story with others.

The 5 Stages of Addiction: A Guide For Parents

the 5 stages of addiction a guide for parents

What are the five stages of addiction? If you’re a parent asking this question because you’re trying to gauge where your son or daughter is in their addiction, here’s what you need to know.

The Truth About Xanax and Benzodiazepine Addiction


Xanax and other benzodiazepines have played an increasingly significant role in celebrity drug culture over the past decade, glamorized especially throughout the music and entertainment industries. It’s crucial to understand that, despite its remarkable accessibility, Xanax is one of the most deadly drugs in terms of addiction potential and danger of withdrawal. By educating yourself […]

Self-Assessment Quiz: Do You Have a Drug Problem?

Self-Assessment Quiz:Do You Have a Drug Problem? Funny thing about being a drug addict — you don’t have to look like the stereotypical addict to qualify for the disease. The idea that all drug addicts are experiencing homelessness, in and out of jail, or panhandling on a street corner keeps some people from realizing their […]

Trauma and Addiction Recovery

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Substance abuse and trauma are closely intertwined, with trauma often leading to substance use as a means of self-medication.  Substance abuse has been shown to both exacerbate the effects of trauma and create new traumas of its own. In this resource, I dive into the importance of addressing trauma in recovery. Searching for help with […]

What is a Partial Hospitalization Program?

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If you are looking into substance abuse treatment for yourself or a loved one, you may have come across the term partial hospitalization program (PHP) and might be asking yourself what is a partial hospitalization program and how does it related to the rest of the treatment process. Let’s take a closer look at this […]

The Truth About Seasonal Depression

Spooky season is on its way, and Halloween parties and activities are in full swing. However, adult parties can be a source of temptation. Whether you plan to watch horror movies or dance the night away, it’s important to keep your sobriety in mind. Here’s how to enjoy the holiday sober and without spirits. Searching for […]