01 Aug When You’re Dating a Recovering Addict

For some, the words “recovering addict” might be a red flag when considering dating options; the truth is, however, that if you are interested in pursuing a relationship with a recovering addict, and he or she has taken the important steps necessary to gain a...

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15 Jul 3 Advantages of Gender-Based Addiction Treatment

Recovering from addiction can be an extremely difficult process, and gender-based treatment can be just the answer to helping an individual overcome barriers to receive the treatment that he or she needs. Here are three major advantages that gender-based addiction recovery treatment offers. Addresses gender-specific issues Men...

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08 Jun Dangers of Nostalgia during Addiction Recovery

Nostalgia is by definition is a wistful longing to return to past times or circumstances. The trouble with nostalgia is that these times and circumstances are often romanticized or idealized into seem better than they really were. This causes people to remember only the good...

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16 Apr Medication-Assisted Opiate Dependency Prevention

Opiates and opioids are medications prescribed for inducing sleep and relieving pain. When used correctly, they can offer the healing qualities they were made for, but when these medications are abused for their euphoric effects, it can lead to dependency and even addiction. Such addiction...

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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...

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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...

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