Is Staying Sober That Easy?

A lot of people fail in their attempt to remain sober. Yet others say that staying sober is easy. The fact is that statistics suggest that relapse rates might be as high as 75% in an individual’s first year of recovery. Furthermore, the majority of these will return to addiction within a few weeks of Read More…

aftercare plan

What is Aftercare for Addiction Recovery

Once treatment ends, recovery begins which brings its own unique challenges. Sobriety is more than avoiding triggers and cravings. It helps to have an aftercare plan focused on developing a positive outlook, setting goals and being focused on achieving goals in sobriety. Secret to Success The secret to successful recovery requires a certain recipe, including: Read More…

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Tips for Helping an Addict Get Clean

Living with a loved one who has addiction can bring unique challenges. Nobody can make the decision to get clean and sober but the individual with addiction. Even after multiple attempts have failed from staging interventions to supporting the person through the ups and downs, it seems like not enough. When it feels like options Read More…

What is Drug Rehab?

What is Drug Rehab?

  One of the perceived barriers to treatment for individuals with addiction is uncertainty about the experience. Often it is not the most difficult part of the recovery journey, it is taking the first step to acknowledge the need for help. Review the basics of what drug rehab entails and how to get the most Read More…