Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment

Physical, Emotional and Spiritual Recovery

September 22, 2017
by Staff Writer
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Six Ways That Positive Thinking Can Aid Your Recovery

They say it all starts in the mind. Psychologists and behavioral counselors encourage recovering individuals to build a positive attitude and mindset, as it can strengthen your chances of achieving sobriety and leading a happy, healthy life. Negative thought patterns … Continue reading

January 26, 2017
by Staff Writer
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Relationships Can Benefit Your Recovery, Or Go Against It

Being in a relationship during recovery from an addiction can be both a good thing, or a bad thing. It all depends on the nature of the relationship, and how that corresponds with one’s recovery. Sometimes the partner is the … Continue reading

December 19, 2016
by Staff Writer
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SAMHSA: Recovery and Recovery Support

SAMHSA has established a working definition of recovery that defines recovery as a process of change through which individuals improve their health and wellness, live self-directed lives, and strive to reach their full potential. Recovery is built on access to … Continue reading

December 13, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Recovery Principles You Should Never Forget On Your Journey

Getting sober and overcoming addiction can come with many complications long the way, and every recovering addict has their own path toward getting clean that is unique to them. That’s because every situation is different with addiction, as there are … Continue reading

November 22, 2016
by Staff Writer
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“The Hungry Heart” Film Still Draws Audience and Remains Relevant

Bess O’ Brien’s documentary, a film released 3 years ago, The Hungry Heart, about a St. Albans pediatrician who treated individuals addicted to opioids, remains popular and relevant today as it was when it first came out. The film recently won … Continue reading

November 21, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Dating In Early Addiction Recovery, A Good Thing Or Bad Thing?

Is it a good idea to start dating early in recovery? The change could be too startling for some, while it can bring about a new positive attitude in life that embraces change. It’s different for everybody, and depending on … Continue reading

October 26, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Positive Behavior Support: A Philosophy In Beating Problem Behaviors

PBS stands for Positive Behavior Support. It’s the idea of helping people who struggle with problem behaviors, such as substance abuse disorder and process addictions like gambling and eating disorders, because those problem behaviors create a barrier to being happy, … Continue reading

October 3, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Book of the Month: Between Breaths: A Memoir of Panic and Addiction

Book of the Month: Between Breaths: A Memoir of Panic and Addiction Author: Elizabeth Vargas The memoir of Elizabeth Vargas shares her account of dealing with alcoholism, the events that led to her drinking problem, her experience as a mother while dealing … Continue reading

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