adjusting sober lifestyle
Dec 19 2019

4 Tips for Adjusting to a Sober Lifestyle

No matter how dedicated you are to your sobriety, adjusting to clean and sober living after completing a treatment program for a substance use disorder is a challenge.  However, in addition to giving up on certain aspects of your previous life, recovery also affords you the opportunity to explore new interests and make connections with…

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repairing relationships after rehab
Dec 28 2019

5 Tips for Repairing Relationships in Recovery

Addiction wreaks havoc on every aspect of life including personal relationships.  Repairing relationships that were damaged due to substance abuse is difficult and complex, and will require the cooperation and willingness of both parties.  However, if you believe there is hope for rebuilding a relationship with a friend, spouse, or family member, there are certain…

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how to identify triggers
Dec 12 2019

Identifying and Coping with Triggers in Recovery

Addiction is a physical disease, but it also involves many complex psychological factors.  These factors are a large part of the reason addiction is so hard to overcome, and psychological work is usually necessary to achieve lasting recovery.  During and after treatment for addiction, individuals with substance use disorders need to identify emotional and physical…

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