How to Give a Loved One Support in Recovery

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How to Give a Loved One Support in Recovery

Addiction treatment helps people to get sober, but loved ones’ support is how they stay sober… So here’s how to give loved ones support in recovery.

Help with addiction

Help Someone with Addiction Pt. I

Here are three tools you can use if you find yourself in a situation where a loved one is battling a substance abuse disorder and needs help with addiction.

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.

Women and Addiction

About Women and Addiction The approach used to treating addiction is different for each individual. This same idea applies to the treatment approach used for men and women. Until the 1990’s the majority of addiction studies focused on men. It wasn’t until women were required to be added to the studies that significant differences were… View more

Addiction Recovery and the Holidays

Addiction Recovery and the Holidays There is no doubt that the holidays present recovering addicts and their families with a number of challenges. The holiday season can be full of stress and everyone could use a little extra support during this time. Those in active recovery are faced with challenges when it comes to temptation… View more

Tips for a Happy and Sober Holiday Season

Tips for Having a Happy and Sober Holiday Season The holidays can be a challenging time for those in recovery. Between holiday parties and gatherings with family and friends, you could find yourself in a few uncomfortable situations when it comes to alcohol and other substances. Not to mention the added stress that can creep… View more

How to be Supportive of a Loved One Starting Their Sober Life

Tips for Being Supportive of a Loved One Starting Their Sober Life Returning to everyday life can be an overwhelming experience for some in recovery. Leaving the safety and structure of treatment and returning to their everyday life will come with its own set of challenges. There are a number of things that you can… View more

Addiction Recovery and Mending Relationships

Mending Relationships in Addiction Recovery Relationships undergo a great deal of damage when it comes to addiction. The people that we love are often the ones that are most deeply impacted by our addiction. Once initial steps are taken to begin the journey to recovery, it is usually a good time to reflect on and invest time… View more

Repairing Relationships in Recovery

Repairing Relationships in Addiction Recovery Substance abuse takes a toll on every aspect of your life, including your relationships. While escaping addiction and beginning your journey to recovery is a momentous achievement, it does not mean that everything if your life will repair itself. In order to repair the relationships that were damaged during active… View more

How to Identify Signs of Alcohol Abuse

  Identifying Signs of Alcohol Abuse The National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism states that in 2014, 87.6 percent of people ages 18 or older reported that they drank alcohol at some point in their lifetime – up from 86.8 percent in 2013. Alcohol is the most commonly used addictive substance in the United… View more