January 2022

How To Be Responsible In Recovery

Your recovery journey is about more than just staying sober; it's about reinventing yourself by making permanent lifestyle changes that will help you be a healthier and happier person.  A large part of your recovery will include taking responsibility for your past actions as well as...

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A Framework for Entering the Real World

While spending time in a recovery community may foster a supportive network, eventually, you will have to venture out into the real world and put what you've learned during treatment to the test. In the real world, you have less control over your environment because...

How To Find Comfort in a Furry Friend

Whether cats, dogs, bunnies, or hamsters, our furry friends can be excellent cuddlers, superb listeners, and energetic playmates. While any animal can be an emotional support animal, some pets may be better suited to fulfill your emotional needs than others.  Having a pet can help you...

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How To Address Trauma Within Your Family

Substance use disorder (SUD) often stems from a traumatic event or — events — that can affect an entire family. This may be especially true if your trauma stems from a shared family experience. You may even witness your family members struggling with the shared...