Recovery Blog

How Can a Sponsor Help Your Recovery?

When recovering from addiction, you learn that you can’t do it all on your own. If you’ve been to drug and alcohol treatment, you probably have already realized this. It’s just not possible to work through issues affecting your addiction on your own. A 12-step program...

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Being Responsible in Recovery

Life in recovery can be exciting and sometimes scary. You’ll learn a lot about yourself and start to change and grow. As you learn more about yourself and the way your brain works, you’ll also begin to focus on the future. The past in the past and you’ll make amends...

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Drug and Alcohol Abuse in Seniors

Drug and alcohol abuse is a significant problem in America at almost any age. While many people start abusing their drug of choice in their teens, others become dependent later in life, especially during retirement. However, drug and alcohol abuse among older...

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Five Tips for Coping With Anxiety

In early recovery, you might feel anxiety. Whether it’s a little or a lot, it’s something you’re going to need to learn to cope with in the future. Anxiety is normal for people in recovery for a couple of reasons. For one thing, your body is adjusting to a “new you”...

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Goal Planning for Your Recovery in the New Year

It’s been a long year for a lot of people, and as the year wraps up, it’s time to start thinking about their hopes, dreams, and goals for the upcoming year. So, what are the plans you are hoping to make? What do you want to do to make 2019 a fulfilling and...

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Five Ways to Start Focusing More on Your Recovery

In recovery, people you're told you are only responsible for their actions and reactions. Sometimes this is easier said than done. If you have a lot of family conflicts, responsibilities, and other issues that involve others, you may spend some of your time thinking...

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What’s the Difference Between a Slip and Relapse?

Recovery can have a lot of ups and downs. For most people, being in recovery means that they’re actively working a program, have a sponsor, and go to support groups regularly. It’s easy to believe that if you’re doing these things, you’ll never take a drink or use a...

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