Archive for August 2019

What and When Is International Overdose Awareness Day

What and When Is International Overdose Awareness Day

When:  International Overdose Awareness Day is held every year on August 31st, but we encourage everyone to celebrate it on the days surrounding it as well! The Importance of International Overdose Awareness Day If you are wondering what International Overdose Awareness Day is, we are here to help! International Overdose Awareness day is a day […]

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How to Accept Help

how to accept help

When someone offers to assist you with something, whether it’s a work project, mowing the lawn or cleaning up the dishes after dinner, it’s easy to instinctively turn them down. Even if you know they’re well-meaning, a person throwing their generosity your way can make you feel uncomfortable, though you might not know why. It’s […]

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How to Ask for Help

how to ask for help

Learning to ask for help is one of the hardest lessons for many to learn. You may look at requesting aid as making yourself vulnerable and admitting you can’t do everything on your own. In a go-go-go world, even the perception of slowing down and reaching out for assistance can be perceived as weakness. But […]

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Dangers of Withdrawing on Your Own

dangers of withdrawing on your own

When you suffer from addiction, the first step in overcoming your dependency is detoxification. This is when you stop consuming the drug or alcohol you are addicted to. However, because your body has become so used to this substance, when you halt your usage, you experience withdrawal symptoms. You may feel tempted to quit drugs […]

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How to Set Goals

how to set goals

Setting goals can play a critical role in Recovery from addiction. When you achieve a goal, you feel a surge of confidence in yourself and renewed dedication to long-term planning. Meeting a goal can also make you feel more in control of your life and more optimistic about the future. But how can you set […]

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