Connection Between Faith and Recovery
Those having difficulty managing substance use often find themselves feeling isolated. It is a lonely place to be when struggling with something that many do not understand. Where could one turn, when they are feeling this sense of desperation? Many people across generations and nations have found one answer to this question: faith. Faith in […]
Relapse Is Not a Requirement of Recovery
Addiction doesn’t discriminate, and neither does relapse. It can happen to anyone, at any time, for any reason. However, there are ways to circumvent or avoid relapse. Being vigilant of feelings, surroundings, habits, routines, and relationships all impact the strength of an individual’s recovery. Preparing and investing time into preventing relapse should not be a […]
Impact of Family Dynamics on Success in Recovery
A teen with a single mom who works full-time and is dealing with medical issues. A doctor with a wife and three children at home who are supportive and completely depend on him. A widowed grandmother whose children live out of state. A college sophomore who lives at home with both parents. A child with […]
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?
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 […]