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How to Find Employment After Treatment

A common misconception regarding recovery is that there exists a definitive end to the recovery journey. The truth is, post-treatment recovery takes a lot of work, effort, and can last the rest of someone’s life. A lot of time and energy in post-treatment is spent trying to get back on your feet. Whether finding a…

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Happy National Recovery Month!

National Recovery Month has been in existence since 1989. For 31 years, we’ve been celebrating not just the importance of recovery, but the importance of connection and community as well. Maintaining recovery can often take a village: a village of support and compassion from a community of family, friends, and peers who have gone through…

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How Family Therapy Could Help You

Some people get dealt a great hand of cards when it comes to our families, and others, not so much. It is easy for us to criticize and pass judgment on members of our family, and it’s exceptionally easy for us to be too hard on them. Every family comes with its own form of…

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Accepting Yourself and Your Recovery

An integral part of recovery is accepting where you are in life, accepting your illness, and accepting the work that must be done to recover. It’s also essential to get past failures, the consequences of past decisions, and the fact that there will be times where you may have to work harder than others to…

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How to Cope with Anxiety

Anxiety is one of the most common mental illnesses, with millions of individuals suffering in America alone. While there are many different types of anxiety, more and more cases of debilitating anxiety are being seen, especially among a younger demographic.  Is Anxiety Normal? It’s common for people to experience feelings of anxiety brought on by…

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The Importance of Celebrating Your Recovery

With September coined as National Recovery Month, a relevant topic that some may forget to discuss is the importance of celebrating recovery. There are so many things that people celebrate throughout their lives. We celebrate birthdays, new jobs, relationships, anniversaries, and much more. Celebrating these important milestones in a person’s life shouldn’t be taken for…

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What Are Your Triggers?

Keys to a successful recovery include knowing what triggers you, how to cope with cravings, and how to avoid each. A lot of things, including people, events, and situations, can be harmful triggers to those in recovery. These triggers can lead to lapses and relapses, which can cause some to feel shame and guilt about…

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Meditate Your Way Through Recovery

Like with anything, understanding how something works, in general, helps you to determine how it could help you in any life situation. In order to understand how meditation can help treat addiction and maintain recovery, it’s important to understand meditation and its health benefits as a whole.  What Is Meditation? Meditation is a core practice…

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A Holistic Lifestyle Guide to a Holistic Recovery

A holistic approach to recovery means looking at the well-being of several dimensions of health. These dimensions can include physical, emotional, and social well-being; in some cases, this can also include a person’s spiritual well-being.  Similarly to why individualized treatment has become so important in today’s modern methods of treatment, holistic approaches to recovery have…

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