overcoming loneliness in recovery

The period that follows drug or alcohol rehab is the time to start building or rebuilding your social support network–sometimes, it means starting over completely. Overcoming loneliness in recovery depends upon how willing the individual is to reach out to others to make meaningful connections. This process is daunting and feelings of loneliness can creep […]

inpatient vs. outpatient

When you’re ready to seek help for a substance abuse problem, you’ll want to weight the differences between inpatient vs outpatient treatment. Just making the choice can be stressful. Each type of program has pros and cons. Considering all aspects of recovery treatment as well as your own personal needs is necessary to be successful […]

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Are You In Denial of a Substance Related Issue? Denial about substance abuse is probably the single biggest impediment to recovery for those affected by drug addiction. An addict in denial of a substance related issue is playing a dangerous game, one with serious consequences. In this article, we hope to give some insight into […]

Sober Living & Halfway Houses: What You Should Know One of the most often asked questions we receive is “what’s the difference between a sober living home and a halfway house?’ There are distinct differences between the two, so let’s dig into some sober living home facts. One of the most confusing sober living home […]

Why Rehab Is Better for Addicts Than Jail The way addicts are treated in society almost seems counter intuitive. Most people believe that jail time is the best option, but studies show that imprisonment does nothing to cure drug addiction. Let’s take a closer look at the rehab vs. prison issue to determine why rehab […]