Healthy and Sober: New Year’s Lifestyle Changes

New Year’s Eve holds promise for a healthier new year. The path to health starts with a commitment to improving your well-being through consistency and patience. Then, you can join those who evaluate their lives and choose to replace harmful habits with healthy ones. For some, life-changing decisions mean losing weight or stopping the use […]

Healthy and Sober: New Year’s Lifestyle Changes

New Year’s Eve holds promise for a healthier new year. The path to health starts with a commitment to improving your well-being through consistency and patience. Then, you can join those who evaluate their lives and choose to replace harmful habits with healthy ones. For some, life-changing decisions mean losing weight or stopping the use […]

Why Movement Fights off a Substance Use Disorder

Physical activity is essential for overall health. Even if it’s just a few minutes each day, staying active can decrease the likelihood of experiencing mental health disorders like depression or anxiety. Getting up and leaving the computer or cell phone screen behind provides the brain and body the respite needed to continue to thrive. If […]

Nutrition as a Part of the Recovery Process

For many, the COVID-19 pandemic changed the way we see and think about food. Plant-based diets became popular during COVID-19. As people moved towards a plant-based diet, those with a substance use disorder began to notice and change their diet to reflect their body’s nutritional needs. COVID-19 and Food During the pandemic, people were adhering […]