How To Make It Through The Holidays Sober

Holidays are hard Sobriety is hard enough during regular times. Holidays are much harder, because of many reasons. For many people, holidays are a reminder of mistakes they’ve made and relationships that are beyond repair. For others, holidays bring back memories of happier times when things seemed simpler. To make it worse, the holidays are […]

Relapse Prevention Tips

Because recovery involves more than completing a rehabilitation program, relapse addiction aftercare requires a unique approach on a personal level. The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) describes addiction as a chronic disease — one with biological, behavioral, emotional, social, and physical factors. By nature, those suffering from substance abuse disorder cannot control their cravings. That’s why it’s so […]

Learning to have fun in Sobriety

Now that you are on track with your life in recovery it is time to make your life have meaning and enjoy yourself to the maximum. Living a sober life is no easy feat for someone who has been abusing substances to forget your insecurities and shortcomings. You must guard yourself at every turn so that you […]

How to Tell Your Boss You Need Rehab

Telling your employer you need to go to rehab can be a daunting task. Going to rehab is a big decision, an important one that can change your life for the better. Before you go, though, it is important to have your house in order, so to speak. This means paying bills, making arranging for […]

7 Celebrities Who are Living Examples of Recovery

Addiction is a disease that can happen to anyone, at any time in their lives. It comes into play both during the highs and lows of life. No one ever intentionally becomes addicted to a substance. In many cases, it can be a result of prolonged use of prescription medication that spiraled out of control, […]