Archive for September 2019

Returning to Recovery After a Relapse

returning to recovery after a relapse

When you enter treatment for a drug or alcohol addiction, there is always the chance you will relapse. Recovery is a long-term undertaking. No matter how far along you are, you may feel tempted, because addiction is a mental and physical condition. If you relapse, the biggest misstep you can make is to beat yourself […]

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What Does It Mean to Be in Recovery?

what does it mean to be in recovery

You have probably heard people talk about Recovery in relation to drug or alcohol addiction. But what is Recovery? “Recovery” can mean different things to different people. In general, it is used to talk about the period after you begin treatment for addiction. It signifies an attempt to move past addiction and into the next […]

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Benefits of Writing Therapy

benefits of writing therapy

You may have heard people say journaling is therapeutic, but perhaps you feel intimidated by the idea of writing down your thoughts and feelings. You don’t have to be a polished writer to benefit from writing therapy. Many people find advantages in organizing their thoughts on paper. They make connections that may have eluded them […]

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How to Set Boundaries in Recovery

how to set boundaries in recovery

Boundaries are critical to preserving your wellbeing as you navigate the Recovery process. Recovery requires focus and commitment. When you have people in your life who don’t support your goal of recovering from addiction or who continue to bring up old resentments, it can make your Recovery more difficult. By setting boundaries with others, you […]

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Relationships in Recovery

relationships in recovery

Many people behave differently while they are dependent on drugs or alcohol. Many times, the most important relationships with loved ones become frayed due to addiction. During Recovery, repairing and strengthening those relationships is an important part of moving into the next phase. When you receive treatment for drug or alcohol addiction, you will also […]

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