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Tips to Avoid Drug and Alcohol Relapse During the Holiday Season.

The holiday’s bring on several different emotions for those in recovery from drug abuse or alcohol abuse. There are combination of different feelings that may occur. For some the holiday’s are a time of happiness and joy, thus resulting in lower levels of awareness, and a higher propensity for relapse. Under other circumstance people may experience increased level of stress […]

Kiwi tastes a golden nugget. It’s delicious!

DRUG EDUCATION

Kiwi tastes a golden nugget. It’s delicious.

Although it is left to the imagination, one can decipher from the video, that when Kiwi tastes a golden nugget, it is really drugs and how a habit becomes chronic and turns into an addiction.  It infers that it is about someone who may be walking along, minding their […]

2017-12-27T17:30:50+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Categories: addiction recovery|Tags: , , |

Chester Bennington’s Struggle with Addiction and Mental Illness Which Ultimately Led to His Death

Like the recent death of Lil Peep, the rapper found dead on November 15, from an overdose of Fentanyl and Xanax, Linkin Park’s Singer, Chester Bennington had a long struggle with addiction that resulted in death. Bennington’s struggle with mental illness, and addiction came to an end on July 20, 2017 when he hung himself in his Palos Verdes Estate in […]

Addiction Recovery: 5 Tips for Personal Goal Setting

Man sitting under a tree
Did you know that your journey to addiction recovery is more than simply overcoming substance use and abuse? Ending an unhealthy dependence on drugs or alcohol is actually much bigger than that. […]

Does Your Loved One Have an Eating Disorder? Know the Warning Signs!

Women with eating disorders who are hugging

One of the most common myths about eating disorders is that it only affects women in their teens and twenties.

The truth […]

Putting Pen to Paper: Journaling for Recovery

Man journaling on his porch in the morning

Did you know that the simple act of opening a journal and recording your thoughts and feelings can open yet another door to healing?

If you’re on […]

2017-12-04T23:50:38+00:00 August 25th, 2016|Categories: addiction recovery, addiction treatment, cognitive behavioral therapy, healing, journaling|

Want help during recovery? There’s an app for that.

Woman running on the beach using an exercise tracker.

Courageous. Strong. And, determined.

These are just a few of the words used to describe those on a path to addiction recovery. But, where […]

2017-12-04T23:50:24+00:00 August 18th, 2016|Categories: addiction recovery, exercise, holistic drug rehab, motivation, smart phone apps|

Acupuncture for Addiction Recovery

Woman in addiction recovery receiving acupuncture

Acupuncture has been used for thousands of years as a holistic treatment for joint pain, depression, anxiety, insomnia and many other medical and behavioral health issues.

In recent years, the use […]

3 Common Myths about Interventions

Interventions, Drug Interventions, Addiction Recovery, Substance Abuse, Staging an Intervention, Myths

Are you thinking about having an intervention with a friend or family member? If so, you are not alone.   In recent years more people are turning to […]

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