Recovery

Staying Strong in Recovery: 10 Tips for Success

Staying Strong in Recovery: 10 Tips for Success

When you leave rehab, you might think the hard part of recovery is behind you. In some respects that is true, but, many challenges lie ahead of you as well. Staying strong in recovery takes dedication and the will to succeed. To help you achieve your goal of sobriety, apply the coping skills you learned in rehab. Also, there are…

When Can an Addict Say That They are Recovered?

When Can an Addict Say That They are Recovered?

This is a question asked by addicts as well as the average person when it comes to addiction. In recent years, addiction has been classified as a legitimate mental illness. The source of addiction comes from an abnormal prefrontal cortex, which doesn’t ever fully heal. There are many addicts who have been sober for months or years that have a…

Many Challenges on the Road to Recovery

Many Challenges on the Road to Recovery

The 21st century brought a lot of new factors and challenges for the United States to conquer. There is no doubt whatsoever that drug and alcohol abuse and addiction is one of the top concerns in the country today. In fact, when it comes to the health and the vitality of the American people, drug and alcohol abuse and addiction…

Can You Truly Overcome Addiction?

Can You Truly Overcome Addiction?

For many years, doctors and psychologist thought that there was no way to overcome addiction. They believed that for a person to avoid using drugs or drinking alcohol the person must be kept under lock and key in a jail cell or insane asylum. Although doctors were able to help people get sober, they weren’t able to keep them sober.…