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What Happens After Residential Rehabilitation?

What Happens After Residential Rehab?

Completing a residential rehabilitation program is an achievement worth celebrating. You decided to make a change within your life and are one step closer to lasting change. Taking a moment to recognize that following through is a great accomplishment. Unfortunately, assuming that residential treatment fixed all your problems just doesn’t work. It is important to … Read more

Practical Ways to Get Your Entire Family Involved in a Loved One’s Recovery

Practical Ways to Get Your Entire Family Involved in a Loved One's Recovery

Learning to manage substance use disorder (SUD) is a long, arduous journey. Due to actions or behaviors, while abusing substances, some people damage relationships with loved ones along the way. Everyone who embarks on the journey of SUD recovery needs support. If you have family or friends who do not believe you about your disorder … Read more

How Can a Gratitude Mindset Can Keep You Motivated During Recovery?

How Can a Gratitude Mindset Can Keep You Motivated During Recovery?

Throughout the recovery journey, you have had to self-explore and practice ways to keep yourself motivated. It can sometimes feel like recovery is overwhelming, but you continue to push through. As you have reflected on things you are grateful for throughout your journey, did you understand gratitude and all that entailed? It is easy to … Read more

Why Is Quality Sleep an Effective Medicine During Recovery?

Why Is Quality Sleep an Effective Medicine During Recovery?

It’s a known fact that quality sleep is important for our overall well-being. People in recovery especially must reinforce healthy sleep patterns because quality sleep helps the brain detox and heal. Since substance addiction is a brain disease, quality sleep like one component of the antidote that brings recovery. Unfortunately, because substance addiction may undermine … Read more

How Does Social Media Addiction Affect Substance Use?

How Does Social Media Addiction Affect Substance Use?

Social media use is a prevalent issue. Many people don’t go a day without checking their social media accounts. This is especially true for teens and young adults. Sometimes, social media can become an addiction, marked by compulsive behaviors. Increasing evidence suggests that excessive social media use may contribute to other addictive behaviors, such as … Read more