One of the long-standing obstacles to recovery is the emotional and physical cues that we experience, which can make us feel like using the substances we have put down for good. These...


Addictions are best handled by teams of experts, armed with conventional and alternative therapies. The treatment plans they design attack an addiction from multiple angles, and the help and healing...


Learning how to take care of yourself is an essential part of recovery. Practicing self-care during the holidays is one of the best ways to manage stress ⁠— which can...


The thought of relapse can be terrifying for anyone that has been sober for a period of time, but a slip or relapse isn't the end of your recovery. One...


It is a very difficult process to break an addiction; however, people who are working toward recovery often find that the support of others, coupled with a structured plan for...



There are many different drug and alcohol support groups available to provide encouragement and accountability as part of addiction treatment and aftercare. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA),...


One of the biggest concerns most addicts have as they approach the end of rehabilitation is how they’ll manage back on the outside. Somewhat acting as a protective fortress —...


It’s normal to feel apprehensive about going home after treatment. You’ve put in the work to get clean, but it seems like it may be a lot harder to stay...


It’s entirely possible to build a strategy to cope with these life stressors to maintain your newly discovered sobriety. Read more here. You’re just out of a treatment center for...