How to Make a Career Comeback After Addiction If you had to stop work to seek out addiction treatment, you’re not alone. In 2020, 4 million Americans received substance abuse treatment and over…
Do I Really need a Sponsor in Recovery?
- OnAugust 31, 2022
Do I Really need a Sponsor in Recovery? If you’re moving into a 12-step program either in rehab or just out of it, getting your feet on the ground and eventually finding a…
Can I Still Have Fun if I Travel While Sober?
- OnApril 13, 2022
If you’re recently sober, you’re probably unsure of what to do when on vacation. After all, the image most of us conjure when thinking about travel is sandy beaches, booze in the sun, and likely hitting up the local nightlife for more drinking after. But, what if you’re sober? Can you still have fun?
The Top 6 Female Recovery Memoirs
- OnMarch 12, 2022
The Top 6 Female Recovery Memoirs If you’re going into recovery, are already in treatment, or are trying to get your loved one into treatment, reading about other’s experiences with recovery can help….
The Top 10 Songs About Relapse
- OnDecember 23, 2021
For the millions of Americans struggling with drug and alcohol use disorder, recovery is a long and uphill journey.
What is Experiential Therapy?
- OnApril 16, 2021
Experiential therapy is a therapeutic technique developed in the 1970s that uses different expressive tools and activities to help a patient reenact or re-experience certain emotional situations from their past. Experiential therapy is…
Unresolved Grief and Substance Abuse — What’s the Relationship?
- OnMarch 27, 2021
We all experience stress in our daily lives, but there are certain life events that can challenge us all. The death of a loved one or loss of something meaningful can lead to…
Finding Rehab During COVID-19
- OnMarch 19, 2021
Finding rehab on a regular day can be overwhelming, especially if you do not know what to look for. Finding rehab during COVID-19 can be even more overwhelming, which is why it is…
Staying Sober While Traveling
- OnMarch 12, 2021
For those in early recovery, there are many recovery milestones or “firsts” to experience. The first time you travel, for business or pleasure, is one that can be exciting yet equally anxiety provoking….
Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndrome Signs and Symptoms
- OnFebruary 19, 2021
When someone is in early recovery from alcohol or other substance use, they may experience these lingering effects of drug and alcohol withdrawal. Withdrawal can occur in two phases: acute withdrawal (commonly known…