fbpx

Category: Recovery

How to Make Amends in Addiction Recovery

How to Make Amends in Addiction Recovery friends hugging

Drug and alcohol addiction has the potential to severely damage relationships between the addict and their loved ones, leaving behind only a shell of the relationship that used to be. Steps eight and nine of the 12-Step Program clearly reference making amends, highlighting the importance of repairing those relationships, if possible.

Why a Moral Inventory Should Be a Part of Your Sobriety

Why a Moral Inventory Should Be a Part of Your Sobriety Why a Moral Inventory Should Be a Part of Your Sobriety

What is a Moral Inventory? Step four of the 12-step program requires that individuals make a searching and fearless moral inventory of themselves.1,2 A moral inventory is a written objective assessment of your life, including character deficits, strengths and weaknesses, and an overarching look at the damage you’ve caused with your addiction.

Tips for Living Life with a Spouse in Recovery

Tips for Living Life with a Spouse in Recovery Tips for Living Life with a Spouse in Recovery

Family, Marriage, and Addiction In some families, addiction is something that is rarely talked about, but its effects are felt in the strained relationships of all those involved. Studies have concluded that the risk of developing a drug or alcohol addiction is largely based on genetics and poor coping skills, but also that children of […]

The Importance of Having a Peer Support Community In Recovery

The Importance of Having a Peer Support Community In Recovery Peer Support Community In Recovery

Updated on October 12th, 2020 Positive social interaction is instrumental in maintaining abstinence from alcohol and drugs. In isolation, individuals are more susceptible to relapse, may experience worsened symptoms of depression, and are much more likely to quit rehab early. While there are many challenges associated with rebuilding your social life during and after treatment […]

5 Key Components of a Relapse Prevention Plan

5 Key Components of a Relapse Prevention Plan 5 Key Components of a Relapse Prevention Plan

A relapse can’t be contained to one single event. It is an ongoing process that is experienced by a person in recovery and marked by significant red flags or warning signs. These warning signs can cause a person to return to their drug or alcohol abuse. A relapse prevention plan is a great tool that […]

Staying Sober at SXSW

3 Tips to staying sober at SXSW 1.Taking it slow. While you want to get back in the social swing of things, one poor decision can undermine the hard work and determination you put into getting sober. Whether you’re a newcomer or have years of sobriety, the best rule of thumb in staying sober during […]

Call Now Button