The Power of Step One Step One of Alcoholics Anonymous is, “We admitted we were powerless over alcohol and that our lives had become unmanageable.” Embarking on the journey of recovery can be both daunting and transformative. Whether you are struggling with addiction or supporting a loved one in their
Understanding the Cycle of Addiction Addiction doesn’t happen overnight. It happens slowly and in stages. Understanding the cycle is crucial. to helping us learn how to break the cycle of addiction. There are six stages that comprise the cycle of addiction. They are: Initial use Abuse Tolerance Dependence Addiction Relapse
Enjoying a Sober Thanksgiving Tips to help you succeed Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to get together with friends and family. It can also be a challenging time to stay sober. Here are some tips to help you enjoy a sober Thanksgiving. Plan What to Say if You’re Offered Alcohol Set
You’ve Made the Decision to Get Help The journey to recovery begins now Suppose you are new to residential recovery for addiction treatment. In that case, you may wonder what you need to do to succeed in rehab. First, congratulations on making the decision to get clean. Addiction is a
The DEA is Issuing Warnings Before Halloween Related to “Rainbow” Fentanyl Parents need to warn their kids about treats that may not be candy! It’s nearly Halloween and the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) is warning parents and young adults about the dangers of candy-colored “rainbow fentanyl” pills. Pills that look
Getting Clean Now Will Change Your Life Here are five reasons why! Are you an addict considering getting clean? The thought of life without drugs can be overwhelming and scary, but there are so many reasons to get clean today! Here are five reasons why you should get clean now.
What is a God Box? Hint: You don’t need to be religious to use one! A God Box is a box used to put thoughts, worries, and obsessions in – it is an intentional act of letting go and giving negativity over to a higher power. Don’t let the term
When Teens Relapse After Addiction Treament Relapse is always dangerous, but especially so for teens. Teen relapse after addiction treatment is not uncommon. Arming them with tools needed to prevent relapse before it occurs is an important component of treatment. Relapse is always dangerous, especially for teens. The teenage brain
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What is Dual Diagnosis? Treating mental health and addiction optimizes outcomes What is dual diagnosis treatment in addiction? Dual diagnosis is a common and effective therapeutic approach that treats both mental health disorders and addiction. Dual diagnosis treatment incorporates psychiatric medication, therapy or counseling with the Twelve-Step model of recovery.