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humor Mental HealthTreatment
November 20, 2020

Deconstructing Humor in Recovery

Humor is a great tool for relieving stress during the recovery process. Humor can be a way for someone to break up their daily challenges into manageable pieces and create...
journaling Mental HealthTreatment
November 17, 2020

The Mind Needs a Detox Too

Detoxing the body from drugs or alcohol is a difficult process that is both deeply uncomfortable and necessary as someone begins their journey through the recovery process. It is a...
defense RecoveryTreatment
November 13, 2020

Lampshading in Recovery as a Defense Mechanism

Conversations are a large part of the recovery process. Whether someone is addressing others in their support group or are speaking one-on-one with a professional, observing the language that is...
Mental HealthTreatment
November 10, 2020

Hosting Your Own Sober Holiday Party

Holidays are always worth celebrating. However, for someone in recovery, some changes to their traditions may be necessary in order to ensure that they are keeping consistent with their sober...
yoga Mental HealthTreatment
November 6, 2020

Keeping Up With the Human Element

Working in the ever-evolving field of addiction recovery requires a lot of dedication. New therapies are always being explored and new approaches are being developed to help reach a wider...
Mental HealthTreatment
November 3, 2020

Owning Your New Sober Life

“Recovery” and “addiction” are two words that still have a negative stigma surrounding them. While commercials may depict alcohol as necessary to have a fun outing and drug use being...
Personal and professional Mental HealthTreatment
October 27, 2020

Finding a Balance Between Personal and Professional Personas

Professionals in the mental health and addiction spheres are in a precarious position as they try to balance their treatment. On one hand, it is important to be professional at...
addiction and recovery RecoveryTreatment
October 24, 2020

Addiction Recovery Ranges Across All Fronts

Recovery isn’t just one thing, nor does it happen in just one place. In order to effectively address someone’s addiction to drugs or alcohol, it is important to address all...
Misconceptions Treatment
October 20, 2020

Beginning to Help Someone Break Through Self-Imposed Misconceptions

Recovering from addiction requires someone to confront the various ways in which their use of drugs or alcohol has affected their lives. This means that they have to address not...
Recovery and detox AddictionTreatment
October 17, 2020

What Is Wet Brain? Stopping Alcohol Intake Is Just the First Step

There are a number of health risks that come with alcohol consumption. While someone moderating their intake may not experience many of the drastic health effects of alcohol, excessive and...
Patient and Medication Treatment
October 13, 2020

When a Patient Is Interested in Medication

Each journey through recovery will be different for each person. Depending on the needs and goals of the individual, the treatment plan will vary. Some may require intensive behavioral therapy...
Family and Recovery Treatment
October 10, 2020

Living With the Family in Recovery

The family will always play an integral role in recovery. Not only is their input often one of the factors that push someone to seek help or detox in the...

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