substitution addictions
Nov 15 2019

Avoiding Substitute Addictions in Recovery

While sobriety can be exhilarating and freeing in many respects, it also comes with its fair share of challenges and common pitfalls. Many people who are new to recovery tend to float along on “the pink cloud”. This period can include the first several weeks or months after treatment. Life can feel intensely hopeful and…

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technology and addiction
May 04 2020

The Relationship Between Technology and Addiction

In the past two decades, technology has developed to the point of influencing business, personal communication, and the internet as a resource on a daily basis. For those of us working through recovery from alcohol and/or substance use disorder, the accessibility of smartphones, laptops, and other smart devices functions as a double-edged sword. Despite providing…

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