Archive for October 2019

How to Be Motivated

how to be motivated

There are a lot of things in life you can’t control, like the weather or your height. But you have complete control over your motivation. Motivation carries you to your goals. It can also move you away from bad habits and help you establish healthy ones. In Recovery, you can motivate yourself to do new […]

Read More

How to Forgive Yourself

how to forgive yourself

When someone else has wronged you, is your first instinct forgiveness? Most of us know that another person’s mistake is not intentional. It’s usually the result of haste, self-preservation or despair. We can forgive others by letting go of feelings of anger or resentment and recognizing their good qualities. Forgiving ourselves isn’t always so easy. […]

Read More

How Drug Interventions Work

how drug interventions work

It can be difficult to watch someone you love suffer from addiction. Their illness puts them in danger and causes pain for those closest to them, including friends and family members. Sometimes it’s possible to convince a loved one to seek treatment for addiction through a simple heart-to-heart conversation. If the person is in denial about […]

Read More

What’s the Difference Between PHP and IOP?

php vs iop

Many people begin their Recovery journey in a residential rehabilitation program. These treatment plans allow patients to live in the same facility where they receive care and comprehensive support. But it’s important to know all your options, including Partial Hospitalization Programs (PHP) and Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOP). PHP and IOP supply treatment to patients who want […]

Read More

Four Tips for Raising Drug-Free Kids

4 tips for raising drug-free kids

Raising healthy, drug-free kids is not always easy. Even if you limit access to drugs and alcohol at home, kids and teens may come into contact with them elsewhere. They may have friends at school who use drugs, or may seek out alcohol to help cope with stress. As a parent, you can take several […]

Read More