How Does Recovery Improve Your Home Life?

How Does Recovery Improve Your Home Life?

During recovery, it is challenging to find motivating factors to continue your journey and stay clean. However, your family and friends are two important communities offering you support consistently. Throughout your recovery, your home life improves, which should be encouraging for you to continue your journey. Your Home Life as Your Support System While recovering […]

What Are the Benefits of Changing Your Environment While in Recovery?

What Are the Benefits of Changing Your Environment While in Recovery?

It is easy to feel stuck while in recovery, not knowing what path to take or what your next step should be. Likewise, it is hard to notice progress while remaining in the same environment. Changing your environment can benefit your recovery. There are many reasons why this may be. For instance, you may feel […]

Mindful Meditation as a Tool in Recovery

Mindful Meditation as a Tool in Recovery

During recovery, mindful meditation is a beneficial tool to use to help anchor yourself in the present. Sitting with your own thoughts and feelings can first appear scary, which is why it is essential to ease into the practice and find moments throughout your day to implement breathwork and awareness. The more you engage with […]

What is NA?

What is NA?

Whether upon discharge from addiction treatment as part of an aftercare plan or while attending counseling during treatment, most addicts new to recovery are encouraged to join a support group after treatment ends to help maintain recovery. When many people think of recovery support groups or peer support groups, the first program that comes to […]

What is the Importance of Spirituality in Recovery?

What is the Importance of Spirituality in Recovery?

If you are one of the millions of American youth and adults with a substance use disorder who is ready to get sober, know that you are not alone. More than 22 million people across the nation live with the physical and emotional symptoms of addiction. Addiction is a disease, but unlike some similar chronic […]

The Importance of Traveling Your Own Path to Recovery

The Importance of Traveling Your Own Path to Recovery

Although sobriety and recovery share certain parallels, recovery goes beyond refraining from drugs and alcohol. Finding oneself without the need for drugs or alcohol is the goal of recovery. Various aspects of recovery aid in personal development, peace of mind, and discovery of the core identity that existed before addictive coping mechanisms were adopted. Traveling […]

What Is AA?

What Is AA?

With over a million groups worldwide, AA has a rich history of helping people recover from alcoholism.  AA is an acronym for Alcoholics Anonymous — a peer-led group therapy program founded to help those in recovery from alcoholism. Regular attendance of AA meetings has many advantages, one of which is that it helps you stay […]