Using Yoga to Support Addiction Recovery

Yoga is more than a way to relax or to enhance flexibility. Although a routine yoga practice is no substitute for comprehensive addiction treatment, yoga has proven to be a vital part of the Immersion

Recovering From Addiction: A Tremendous Feat

Recovery is something worth celebrating. Anyone who manages to break the cycle of addiction has achieved a tremendous feat. It is something worth being proud of, to be sure. That doesn’t mean that one should

Stigma of Addiction Addressed Through Art

Addiction is an insidious mental illness that has no known cure. But, it can be treated and kept at bay through a program of spiritual maintenance. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V)

Addiction Recovery Requires A Clean Home

Making the decision to seek help for addiction is monumental, one that requires immense courage. Your disease doesn’t want you to recover, so it will fight tooth and nail to convince you that you don’t

RECOVERY CHALLENGE DURING HOLIDAYS

Are you new to addiction recovery? If you are, then you may find yourself dreading next week a little—or a lot. Next Tuesday is our Independence Day. And for many working a program of recovery, major holidays

Opioid Addiction Epidemic Children

In the field of addiction we have an obligation to encourage people with alcohol and substance use disorders to seek help. It is not an easy task, to be sure. However, it is of the

Addiction Recovery: No Room for Drugs or Alcohol

There is a common misconception among people new to a program of addiction recovery. The idea that you only have to stop doing the substance that made your life unmanageable. People with alcohol use disorders

Talking About Addiction, Ending Stigma

In the United States we face a problem of paramount importance, an epidemic of addiction. It goes without saying that addiction is not a new concept for Americans. Over the last 40 years we have

Opioid Addiction Among Teenagers

The sooner addicts and alcoholics receive addiction treatment, the better. The longer the disease of addiction is neglected, the more severe the outcomes. Which is why it’s absolutely paramount that teenagers and young adults who