02 Apr

Specialized Detox for Opiate Dependency

The detox process is a key first step on the way to a full and well-rounded recovery from dependency or addiction, and those who choose detox as the first step in their recovery process are more likely to go longer without falling into relapse. Because...

14 Mar

Coping With Grief and Staying Clean

For those who are in addiction recovery, managing grief can be a difficult process when you’re trying to stay clean and sober. In the past, you probably managed grief by sinking down into substance abuse and trying to numb the pain. Suffering a loss during...

02 Mar

How Alcohol Distorts Reality

When alcohol enters the bloodstream, it makes a beeline for the brain, where it begins making adjustments to receptors and processes in just about every area. These adjustments produce a whole host of symptoms, ranging from that euphoric feeling of being drunk, to the hangover...

24 Feb

The Dos and Don’ts of Rehab Care Packages

When your loved one decides to go to rehab, you probably have some mixed emotions. You’re incredibly proud of them, but you also miss them very much. You want them to finish the program, but you can’t wait for them to come home. Sending a...

10 Feb

Getting a Job After Rehab

Going home after a residential rehab program is all about getting your new routine down and settling into your new life. Finding a new job is often a part of the process and can be a real source of stress. Minimizing stress and maintaining a...