Is it Okay to Drink in Recovery? Detox

You worked hard to get to a place of recovery with your alcohol abuse. You made it through alcohol detox and withdrawal. You spent 28 days in a rehab program to learn the tools you needed to have a life that does not include alcohol use. And, once rehab ended you joined a 12-Step support group to keep you focused on staying sober. Now, you want to know is it okay to drink in recovery?

Details

The codependent relationship the importance of self-care

In can be very difficult being the codependent in a relationship that revolves around drug and alcohol addiction, but there is hope. Although it may seem as if you are the only person in the world struggling with the issue, rest assured that you are not alone. However, in the codependent relationship, the importance of self-care is critical to getting through the difficult times.

Details

Book Review | Clean: Overcoming Addiction and Ending America’s Greatest Tragedy

Clean: Overcoming Addiction and Ending America’s Greatest Tragedy by David Sheff is a Must Read for everyone struggling with drug addiction or knows someone struggling with addiction. In the face of overwhelming statistics regarding drug abuse and addiction, Sheff’s book get to the heart of what has to change in order to help the millions struggling.

Details

Don’t Let the Holidays Sabotage Your Recovery Center

Thanksgiving kicks off the start of the holiday season, crammed full with family gatherings and festive parties. For many in recovery, it is the time of the year when temptations are high and triggers are just about everywhere; however it does not have to ruin your ability to enjoy yourself. Don’t let the holidays sabotage your recovery! Enjoy the season and avoid relapse with these tips.

Details