Man Hiking In Early Sobriety

3 Ways to Support Early Sobriety

The first months of sobriety can be challenging. For some time, their lives have been built around alcohol or other drugs. Now, that drug has been eliminated. The person may feel as if they are living a life that isn’t their own. Adjusting to that new life can be overwhelming at first. Often the individual…

Woman Experiencing Pink Cloud of Addiction Recovery

What is the Pink Cloud Experience?

There are a lot of people who suffer from substance abuse issues. If you are someone you know is having trouble recovering from a substance abuse disorder, please know that you are not alone. The vast majority of all opioid-related deaths involved illicit substances of some sort. If someone you know is getting ready to…

Man Moving On In Sober Living

3 Ways to Move On After Sober Living

If you have recently been released from an inpatient treatment facility, you may be wondering how you will move on. A lot of people start their journey at a sober living home. Eventually, you will have to move on from sober living and venture into the outside world again. Remember that you are not alone…

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5 Ways to Reduce Anger in Addiction Recovery

The journey to recovery involves emotional lows and highs. During your addiction recovery, you will have both your triumph and down moments, and one of the emotions you will experience is anger. The primary reason for dealing with anger in recovery is that it is associated with relapse. Patients direct anger at themselves, specific people,…

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5 Benefits of a Recovery Coaching Program

Addiction recovery is a complex process that affects both the emotional and physical aspects of a person. Medication can indeed help you cope with aspects such as physical dependence. The medication may even play a role in your psychological healing. But this is usually to a lesser extent. Those in recovery need people to guide…

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What Is National Recovery Month?

As we approach the month of September, it brings a special feeling for many people who are on the journey of addiction recovery. Every year, in September, people around the country commemorate National Recovery Month. If you are dealing with addiction recovery, now is the ideal time to learn more about National Recovery Month 2020.…

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Risk Factors for Addiction

People from all backgrounds can experience addiction. Although the risk factors for addiction can vary from person to person, they can have an impact regardless of a person’s gender, color, culture, economic status, place of birth, or religion. Risk factors may include childhood environment, medical history, or genetics. An individual suffering from addiction should consider…