Maintaining Motivation During Recovery

Maintaining Motivation During Recovery

For people who are going through addiction recovery, motivation is an irreplaceable engine. In fact, many recovery centers interview new clients about the sources of their motivation for starting treatment. Therapists and counselors probe into this area because motivation is critically important for recovery. During treatment and recovery, your level of motivation may not always … Read more

How Does the Brain Heal After Recovery?

Drugs and alcohol affect the brain’s neurological pathways. Further, addiction is considered a brain disease. Like injury done by other chronic diseases, the physiological damage of the brain by substance addiction is indisputable. Therefore, you might wonder, can it be cured? The good news is, yes.  Neuroplasticity allows the brain to reorganize synaptic connections and … Read more

Should People in Addiction Recovery Drink Non-Alcoholic Beer?

Portrait of modern young man listening intently to other participants of group session sitting in circle sharing trouble discussing non-alcoholic beer

Non-alcoholic beer is quickly becoming massively popular across the globe. This is, in part, fueled by the rise of craft beer as a standard thing. But, it’s also being pushed by health-conscious individuals including recovering and “recovered” alcoholics. For many of us, non-alcoholic beer can seem like an easier way out of having to avoid … Read more