chronic relapse

Getting Help for Chronic Relapse

The battle against chronic relapse is an experience that is real and, for some, daunting. Sometimes, it feels like addiction is a disease with no cure that you’d have to struggle with all your life. However, regardless of how hard it may seem, understand that you can overcome chronic relapse with the proper help. At…

first year of sobriety

Surviving Your First Year Sobriety

Completing treatment is the first step to your ongoing journey in sobriety. After receiving the help you need, it may feel daunting to go back into the world. Perhaps you used to drink at sporting events, parties, or any social event and are now asking yourself, how could you possibly attend these events without drinking?…

codependent partner

Dealing with a Codependent Partner

Codependency is a relationship that means there is an excessive emotional and psychological dependence on a partner. Often, this relationship requires the support or enabling of an addiction. This balance of both parties involved in a codependent relationship is harmful. Typically the person who is enabling the addicted loved one is labeled as the codependent.…

exercise and addiction recovery

How Exercise can Help Addiction Recovery

Exercise has a powerful effect on physical, spiritual, and mental well-being. Often, when people who are experiencing any stress can go on a walk or run, they begin to feel better. Having your heart pump enough to release endorphins is a natural way to make your body feel great. Regular exercise has numerous effects on…

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Benefits of Family Counseling

Addiction impacts the entire family system. Caring for a loved one struggling with substance abuse can cause considerable stress on family members. Fortunately, being involved in a family therapy program is instrumental to the recovery process. Family counseling is a great way to strengthen bonds and reconstruct relationships. When individual family members are prudent in…

Benefits of One on One Therapy

Benefits of One-on-One Therapy

Individual therapy is a treatment option where you have the opportunity to work with a therapist one on one. One-on-one therapy allows you to work through a variety of issues that you’re trying to overcome during your addiction treatment program. This therapeutic option is quite useful for those facing mental health conditions and specific emotional…