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The Fundamental Flaw Of The 4th Step Isn’t A Flaw

The fundamental flaw of the 4th step lies in presentation and interpretation, and in many cases, it never arises, but if and when it does, when need to be aware of it. The 4th step has us to create a fearless and search moral inventory. Step programs ask us to look at our part in [...]

By | December 1st, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on The Fundamental Flaw Of The 4th Step Isn’t A Flaw

Alcohol Detox Is Safer In a Rehab

Have you ever watched television shows where an alcoholic that is going through withdrawal goes through severe withdrawal symptoms and looks like he or she might die?  It sure can be a frightening experience!  The truth about alcohol detox is that it is dangerous and can bring on challenging withdrawal symptoms that may be too [...]

By | December 1st, 2015|Rehab|Comments Off on Alcohol Detox Is Safer In a Rehab

Anxiety in Recovery: Tips to Help you Calm the Panic

Anxiety in recovery is a serious problem. You’re working to live clean and sober, but all that fear and anxiety has you nearly paralyzed. Being unable to look forward to the future because you’re afraid of it is never fun, and this is common for many who are working to overcome addiction. So, how can [...]

By | November 30th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on Anxiety in Recovery: Tips to Help you Calm the Panic

Anxiety over a Loved One’s Recovery: How to Calm the Endless Worry

Anxiety over a loved one’s recovery is common. When you finally get your loved one to seek treatment, it can seem almost too good to be true. You might be thinking that you’re living a dream. You want to breathe and relax, but you just can’t seem to. It’s like you want to remind your [...]

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Living in the Moment for those Overcoming Addiction: Why it’s Important and How it can Help Your Recovery

For those who are overcoming an addiction, living in the moment is an essential life tool. Living in the moment helps you survive the toughest cravings and gives you a solid perspective on your recovery journey. However, many people struggle to embrace this way of living and don’t really understand the benefits. While you don’t need [...]

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Drug and Alcohol Fact Sheet for an Adolescent

An adolescent can be affected by any drug or alcohol use.  A drug is any chemical that affects the way your body and brain works.  Alcohol, caffeine, nicotine, marijuana are all considered drugs.  Even aspirin and other over the counter medications can be considered a drug.  Each drug has a different effect.  All drugs are [...]

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Living in the Moment for Loved Ones: Why it’s Important and How it can Help you Cope

Living in the moment for loved ones of those who battle an addiction is an essential tool for coping with the situation that you’re in with your friend or family member. At first it might be a bit difficult to do, but with time, you may just find that you appreciate this approach to the [...]

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Sensory Awareness and Recovery

Sensory awareness is the experience of your body and your 5 senses--taste, touch, smell, sight and hearing. When we are depressed, anxious, traumatized or intoxicated, our sensory experiences are altered. It is very different than what we experience when sober and healthy. Here are some of the sensory experiences that occur when we aren't well: [...]

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Reliving Trauma During Sobriety

Reliving trauma during sobriety is a risk for those who have used substances to self-medicate a trauma reaction. It is fairly common among people with PTSD to drink or use drugs to feel better. active addiction is not by any means a solution fro trauma. You may feel temporary relief from distressful thoughts and memories [...]

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Trauma Sensations and the Body

Trauma sensations are those physical symptoms caused by traumatic experiences. Many people experience them, but often they go unrecognized for what they are. In the case of sexual abuse, for example, it is common for distressful bodily sensations to be felt during sexual experiences. Theis is a result of what are known are 'body memories'. [...]

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