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How Family Programs Can Help With Addiction Recovery

Sometimes it is easy to think that your addiction is something you suffer on your own, but the truth is that your family is suffering right along with you. When you decide to get help with your addiction, you might want to consider a program…

God and Action in Recovery

God and Action: Part 1 I recently watched a clip that talked about our dependence on God to keep us sober. The speaker had mentioned that he frequently hears in meetings people say, “I am going to just get out of the drivers’ seat and let…

Letting Your Light Shine in 2016

With a new year upon us, its a great time to look forward to 2016 and strengthen our resolve to not only improve our lives in recovery, but also the world around us. A big part of recovery is service. Service takes on many forms…

Common Barriers to Successful Addiction Recovery

Recovering from addiction is a process that takes time, and even the most successful recovery stories are often filled with barriers and challenges that the person had to overcome. In order to keep making progress and continue on the path to lifelong sobriety, it’s important…

Unique Problems Men Might Face in Addiction Recovery

Addiction recovery doesn’t impact just men or just women, but when it comes to addiction, there are sometimes differences in the way alcohol or substances affect us, and the way that we handle addiction and recovery, that are different between men and women. For that…

Comparing Outpatient and Inpatient Rehab Facilities

When you or a loved one is addicted to drugs or alcohol, often the only thing on your mind is how you can help them overcome the addiction and get better. The problem is that there are a lot of different treatment options available, so…

How Do I Pay For Treatment?

Recovery, a Sound Investment This is a very common question asked by individuals seeking to overcome their addiction.  In some cases, this could be a barrier to those who are otherwise ready and willing to get the help they need to get their lives back…

It’s Not Just You: How Drug Abuse Hurts Your Family

Sometimes when a person becomes addicted to drugs, he or she convinces him/herself that they are the only person who is experiencing the consequences. Unfortunately nothing could be farther from the truth. When it comes to drug addiction, it’s not just you—in the vast majority…