The Real Impact of Excessive Alcohol Use

The Real Impact of Excessive Alcohol Use

It’s no secret that alcohol is treated differently than other addictive substances. Alcohol has remained heavily associated with celebrations and relaxation in the lives of many adults, with excessive alcohol consumption being condoned under the ‘right’ circumstances. Due to the prevalence of alcohol use, its inherent risks are often overlooked or ignored. Despite alcohol’s availability…

Staying motivated in early recovery

Staying Motivated in Early Recovery

You made the decision to change your relationship with substances, entered a treatment program, and are now facing the prospect of re-entering society as a newly recovering person.  Trying to navigate an entirely new lifestyle, utilize recently learned coping skills, and resume your usual responsibilities might feel overwhelming.  The motivation that initially pushed you to enter recovery may start…

Are You Enabling an Addicted Loved One?

Six Questions to Help You Recognize Enabling Behaviors It is basic human nature to want to help someone you care for.  When we see a loved one in pain or distress, the desire to offer support is instinctual.  Watching a loved one battle a substance use disorder is a painful experience – one that often…

Inpatient vs. Outpatient Rehab: Understanding the Differences

Making the decision to change your relationship with drugs or alcohol is the first step towards recovery. From there you may be considering what treatment options are available to you.  With so many available treatment options, it can be difficult to decide what will fit your life the best.  Treatment for substance use disorders is…

5 Benefits of Group Therapy in Treatment for a Substance Use Disorder

Many people are reluctant to enter group therapy.  Sharing your problems, fears, and emotions with a group of strangers can be intimidating.  However, many people are pleasantly surprised by how beneficial the group dynamic is during their recovery process.  Group therapy is an essential component of many drug and alcohol treatment programs.  Research has consistently…

Inside the Admissions Process:

What to Expect When Entering Treatment for a Substance Use Disorder It is estimated that approximately 40 million American’s met the diagnostic criteria for a substance use disorder (SUD) in 20201.  However, only a small percentage of those struggling with a substance use disorder accessed treatment services2.  The consequences of an untreated SUD can be…

Codependency and Addiction: A Family Affair

When someone is struggling with a substance use disorder, they can prevent the people closest to them from living their own lives.  Those closest to the addicted individual may feel an urge to protect their loved on from experiencing the painful consequences brought on by an active substance use disorder.  These protective urges can lead…

How to Cultivate Self-Love

As Valentine’s Day approaches, we’re inundated by images of idealized love and we may find that our expectations of our romantic relationships are becoming increasingly unrealistic.  For individuals recovering from a substance use disorder (SUD), relationships (especially romantic ones) can be complicated.  Active substance use wreaks havoc on romantic and platonic relationships alike.  Some of…

10 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Treatment Center

Entering treatment for a substance use issue is life-changing decision – one that could mean the difference between life and death.  When choosing treatment center it’s important to make sure that the facility offers the care that will help you lay the foundation to your recovery. 1. Is the treatment facility licensed and accredited? Making…

Understanding the Common Warning Signs of Relapse

Addiction is a chronic disease that can be successfully managed and long-term recovery is possible.  For many, part of the recovery process will include relapse, which is a return to active substance use after a period of improvement or discontinuation of use.  Relapse does not mean that treatment was ineffective or that recovery is unattainable,…

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