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Environmental Wellness & Addiction

Environmental Wellness: Wellness Pt. 5

Wellness is a paramount aspect of living your best life and regaining your identity after a substance abuse disorder. Above all it goes beyond just not being sick and focuses on identifying your ideal well-being. Environmental wellness will be the focus of this post. There are a number of sub-groups to wellness: physical, emotional, spiritual,… View more

Intellectual Wellness & Addiction

Intellectual Wellness: Wellness Pt. 4

Intellectual wellness is associated with how we use our mind: how often we actively pursue new endeavors, our creativity, and our critical thinking.

Spiritual Wellness & Addiction

Spiritual Wellness: Wellness Pt: 3

Spiritual wellness goes far beyond religious practices. One of the most important aspects to this is finding a greater purpose in our lives.

Emotional Wellness

Emotional Wellness: Wellness Pt. 2

Emotional wellness helps prevent us from becoming a slave to our emotions by evaluating how well we’re handling our feelings. Life becomes more balanced.

Physical Wellness

Physical Wellness: Wellness Pt. 1

Physical wellness (regular exercise and a healthy diet) is important to living your best life and regaining your identity after a substance abuse disorder.

Mindfulness and Addiction

Mindfulness and Addiction

Mindfulness. It’s a fascinating concept and one that can greatly help a person on their road to recovery. As the word implies, mindfulness is the ability to objectively interpret events without influence of your own personal bias. It’s a person’s impartial, conscious understanding or awareness of the world around them in the present moment. One… View more

Cravings: How to Manage

How to Handle Cravings

Cravings are an unavoidable part of entering into sobriety. Here are three easy to use ideas to help cope with cravings along with 20 ways to overcome them.

avoiding triggers at holiday dinners is a good reason to go to rehab for the holidays

Three Reasons to Spend the Holiday in Rehab

You might be looking ahead and thinking, “this year I get my life back”. Why wait? Here are three reasons spending the holiday in rehab is your best option.

Addiction Aftercare

To continue maintaining sobriety after being involved in a program can be extremely difficult. An addict going back to the environment in which they were in before can be very triggering.

Heroin Withdrawal

The time it takes to withdraw from heroin, like many other drugs, depend on the length of time that one used, frequency and dosage.