woman with arms wide in forest living life in recovery

Life In Recovery

If you are starting down the pathway to healing from drug addiction, then you may be wondering just what life in recovery may be like. You probably don’t know what to expect. It’s normal to feel a bit apprehensive about the future and what may lie ahead. There are many changes you can expect in…

A therapist helps his patient by defining rehab counseling

Defining Rehab Counseling

Defining rehab counseling as a form of therapy designed to guide someone as they transition from addiction to recovery.   Rehab counselors work with clients who have an addiction to drugs or alcohol. Once a person gets out of detox, the counselor guides them through every stage of rehab until they reach full recovery. Clients…

detoxing from alcohol

Detoxing from Alcohol

Detoxing from alcohol is a necessary step in rehab. Detox gives you a chance to clean out your system, allowing your body to heal slowly. It is both a physical and mental process in which you experience withdrawal symptoms and severe cravings. While detoxing from alcohol can be challenging, it is also rewarding. When you…

benefits of gendered rehab

Benefits of Gendered Rehab

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) reports there are more men than women receiving treatment for substance use disorders. Women may have different substance use disorder histories than men, and they can also experience different co-occurring disorders including depression and physical illness. Women and men have different needs while in treatment and in recovery. If…