4 Pressures Men Face and How They Can Lead to Addiction

Both genders feel pressure to keep quiet about their problems, but this pressure is exceptionally strong for men, and it presents a slippery slope. Men are not immune to pressures related to self-image, work and

What Is Powerlessness? Step One of the 12-Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous

“We admitted that we were powerless over our addiction, that our lives had become unmanageable.” That’s Step 1 of the 12-Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous, and as anyone who is active in the 12-Step community will

Confronting Character Flaws in Recovery

Humans are flawed by default. At the very least, each of us has several minor character flaws and a few major ones. For most people, our major flaws will cause the most trouble. When our

The Reality of Post Acute Withdrawal and Relapse

It’s a common misconception that after detox and withdrawal, life returns to “normal,” when in reality, detox is merely the first step toward recovery, not the solution.

There are two phases of the withdrawal process. After detox,

5 Forms of Active Meditation That Can Boost Your Recovery

Recovery from drug or alcohol addiction is a matter of making–and sticking to–new habits. In the treatment setting, clients slowly fall into a healthier, more productive routine, whether they’re aware of it or not.

That routine

Team Immersion Recovery Center: Running to Raise Awareness for Addiction

Immersion Recovery Center is partnering with The Herren Project, a non-profit addiction recovery foundation, to run in the 2018 New Balance Falmouth Road Race and raise awareness for the disease

4 Personality Traits That Can Indicate Addiction

The term “addictive personality” suggests a personality type that makes a person more likely to become addicted to drugs or alcohol. But it’s not so black and white. No single personality type sets someone up

We Are LegitScript Certified!

When choosing an addiction treatment center, it’s essential to make sure the program is properly licensed and accredited. That’s why we have sought and earned Legit-Script certification. It is our hope that by spreading the

Finding Serenity in Recovery

If you’ve begun recovery from a substance use disorder, you’ve already taken the first step toward finding serenity. This is because when you’re in active addiction, your life is filled with chaos and dysfunction

How Nature Can Help Your Recovery

The positive health effects of nature have been well-studied – and people suffering from addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders are no exception. Research from all over the world shows the power of nature, including helping