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The Value of Recovery Alumni Programs

The Value of Recovery Alumni Programs

Why Alumni Programs are Important in Addiction Recovery It is important to understand that recovery is an ongoing process; it does not end when you walk out the doors of your treatment facility or sober living home. Those who have graduated from rehabilitation are encouraged to join programs like a 12-Step, AA (Alcoholic Anonymous), NA […]

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Recovery Habits of Highly Successful Sober People

Recovery Habits of Highly Successful Sober People

Importance of Forming Habits in Addiction Recovery & Sobriety For those in recovery from drug or alcohol addiction, the process to long-term sobriety is about much more than just losing the addiction. We want to find the root cause of the addictive behavior and help you learn how to love yourself and regain happiness in […]

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Benefits of Recovery Life Coaching for Addiction Treatment

Benefits of Recovery Life Coaching for Addiction Treatment

Progressive Recovery Life Coaching to Treat Addiction Throughout your journey to recovery and sobriety you will have many people rooting you on and keeping you on the right path. Your sponsor, therapist and sober support group can provide advice and get you through the difficult times of sobriety. Adding an addiction recovery life coach to […]

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Why is Forgiveness Important in Addiction Recovery?

Why is Forgiveness Important in Addiction Recovery?

Forgiveness is a Necessary Tool for Addiction Recovery Often, addiction to drugs and alcohol starts when a person uses substances to suppress trauma, abuse and neglect. When you start to uncover the reasons your addiction started, forgiveness is at the forefront of your journey. For some it comes easy, but for many who are just […]

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Importance of an Exit Strategy After Treatment

Importance of an Exit Strategy After Treatment

Do you Have an Exit Plan for After Rehabilitation Treatment? An exit strategy, also known as discharge planning, is the steps you will take immediately after completing treatment at a rehabilitation center. Whether you chose an inpatient residential program, partial hospitalization or intensive outpatient, outlining an exit strategy after treatment is crucial. Having a plan […]

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Expert Tips to Help you Accomplish Dry January

Expert Tips to Help you Accomplish Dry January

Dry January Tips to Help Stick to your Goals Even if you do not struggle with an alcohol addiction, cutting down on drinking is a smart and healthy choice for your mind and body. After a long holiday season filled with lots of food, drinking and parties people take this opportunity to kick the new […]

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Recovery Life Coach vs. Addiction Therapist

Recovery Life Coach vs. Addiction Therapist

Differences & Benefits of Recovery Life Coach & Addiction Therapist It is nearly impossible to face the journey to long-term sobriety alone. Ideally, you will have a team consisting of a sponsor, sober peers, an addition therapist and a recovery life coach to guide and support you every step of the way. If you’re unsure […]

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Warning Signs of Drug or Alcohol Relapse

Warning Signs of Drug or Alcohol Relapse

Relapse Warning Signs to Look Out For Addiction recovery is something that must be worked on every single day. The path to sobriety looks very different for all people attempting to break the chains of substance abuse. Every year thousands of people seek treatment to quit their drug of choice but end up failing and […]

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Creative Christmas Gifts for Someone in Addiction Recovery

Creative Christmas Gifts for Someone in Addiction Recovery

Addiction Recovery Christmas & Holiday Gifts The Christmas holiday can be a difficult time for those in addiction recovery. Company and personal holiday parties can lead to immense temptation, which prompts anxiety and can even lead to relapse if the person is not careful. If you have a loved one in any stage of addiction […]

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Benefits of Adopting a Pet for Addiction Recovery

Benefits of Adopting a Pet for Addiction Recovery

How Pets can Help during Addiction Recovery Journey Throughout your journey out of drug and alcohol addiction into long-term sobriety you will discover many coping mechanisms that keep you from falling into depressing, loneliness and relapse. Many people find art, yoga, exercise, reading and other such sober hobbies very therapeutic and successful. But if you’re […]

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