Category: Recovery

What Is A Recovery Advocate in Rehab?

What Is A Recovery Advocate in Rehab? addiction recovery group at rehab center

If you’re going to drug rehab for the first time, you’ll likely encounter many different staff members with various job titles. Although it can be confusing at first, you’ll gradually learn what each type of addiction treatment professional does and why their job is an essential part of your treatment experience.

The Ultimate Holiday Survival Guide

The Ultimate Holiday Survival Guide Holiday Survival Guide

If this will be the first holiday season you’ve spent sober, you can expect to feel a lot of different emotions. Perhaps you’re proud of the progress you’ve made. Maybe you’re scared by the thought of a sober holiday. Or maybe you just feel thankful to be where you are. Whatever you’re feeling right now, […]

5 Types of People in Recovery

5 Types of People in Recovery 5 Types of People in Recovery

Have you ever thought to yourself, “What is recovery?” Is it simply abstaining from drugs and alcohol or is it something more? Many people would argue the latter. In fact, one study found that most people who self-identify as being “in recovery” define it as a continuous process that never ends.1 Instead of pinpointing it […]

Ultimate Guide to America’s College Recovery Programs

Ultimate Guide to America’s College Recovery Programs college students in recovery

Students in recovery face significant challenges in a college campus environment, but they shouldn’t have to choose between their recovery and a college education. Collegiate Recovery Programs (CRPs) across the country provide support and resources to help students in recovery balance their sobriety and education while still having an authentic college experience.

How to Celebrate National Recovery Month

How to Celebrate National Recovery Month recovery month logo

September of 2019 marks the 30th anniversary of National Recovery Month, a month-long observance designed to increase awareness about addiction, celebrate the successful recovery of millions of Americans, and improve access to addiction treatment programs. Even if you’re not in recovery, you can still participate in this annual observance and help others get the help […]

12 Useful Alexa Skills for Addiction Recovery

12 Useful Alexa Skills for Addiction Recovery 12 Useful Alexa Skills for Addiction Recovery

If you own an Amazon Echo smart speaker, you have access to dozens of great sobriety maintenance tools you may not even know about. Whether you’re new to recovery or you’ve been sober for several months or years, these skills can add an extra layer of support to your sobriety journey. Here are some of […]

Can I Go To Rehab While On Probation or Parole?

Can I Go To Rehab While On Probation or Parole? inmate in a cell

The legal consequences of drug abuse can vary greatly, but most often, drug offenders are sentenced with hefty fines, probation, or are sent to jail immediately, especially if they have a history of prior arrests. However, going to rehab while on probation can be extremely beneficial, and for individuals on parole, it may even be […]

Healing, Rebuilding and Recovering This Mother’s Day

Healing, Rebuilding and Recovering This Mother’s Day daughter celebrating mother's day with her mother

Mother’s Day is a time to celebrate motherhood and all the amazing things that come with it, but for many people, it can also be a difficult holiday. Mothers with addicted children may find themselves feeling guilty, ashamed, depressed, or helpless because they feel like they are unable to protect or help their own child.

Ready to Get Sober? 5 Reasons Not to Wait Until After the Holidays

Ready to Get Sober? 5 Reasons Not to Wait Until After the Holidays calendar

The holiday season is a joyous and eventful time that many people look forward to. If your addiction has reared it’s ugly head and you’re finally ready to get help, the thought of missing out on the holiday fun may be a major deterrent. Although it may be easier to shelve the idea of going […]

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