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  • Being Grateful Making Gratitude List Helps Alcohol Addiction Recovery

How Gratitude Lists Help Alcohol Addiction Recovery

By |August 4th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

When it comes to addiction recovery, there are innumerable things to be grateful for. At the top of list, of course is sobriety. Getting sober is no small feat, and staying sober (at least ...

  • Preventing Relapse at Sporting Events

Relapse Prevention – Dealing With Highly Triggered Areas: Sporting Events

By |February 24th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Being new to addiction recovery can be challenging for a variety of reasons. You’re learning how to have fun without the use of drugs and alcohol, you’re beginning on a major journey of self-discovery ...

  • Telling Friends About Your Addiction and Recovery

How to Tell Friends You’re in Addiction Recovery

By |January 27th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Telling those close to you that you’re in addiction recovery can be rather intimidating. While you have probably heard that admitting your addiction is the first step towards recovery, admitting your addiction to yourself can ...

  • NEW YEAR, NEW SOBER YOU – STAYING GRATEFUL IN YOUR FIRST YEAR OF RECOVERY

New Year, New Sober You – Staying Grateful in Your First Year of Recovery

By |January 3rd, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Those who have been in recovery long-term will almost always confirm that the first year of sobriety is the most difficult. It’s recommended that those new to recovery hold off on making any major changes ...

The Role of Spiritual Growth in Addiction Treatment

By |September 27th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

At Immersion Recovery, we believe true healing from drugs or alcohol requires nothing less than a “total transformation” of the mind, body, spirit and soul. We all long to be part of something larger ...

3 Ways to Optimize Winter Health During Addiction Recovery

By |September 7th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Nobody looks forward to the arrival of cold and flu season, but the spread of winter germs can be particularly challenging for people in the early stages of recovery. Drug and alcohol misuse lowers ...

10 Signs You Aren’t Getting Enough Sleep (And How to Fix It)

By |August 20th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Self-care is essential to living a balanced life, and it’s especially important during recovery. Eating well, being active and practicing mindfulness are incredibly helpful in staying sober. But it’s all meaningless if you’re running on ...

What Does It Mean to Have a Co-Occurring Disorder?

By |August 6th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Co-occurring disorders, also referred to as dual diagnosis, is a term for when mental illness and substance use disorder occur at the same time. According to a 2014 National Survey on Drug Use and ...

Change Holiday Traditions to Support Recovery

By |February 28th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Mulled wine and wassail when guests arrive, eggnog on Christmas Eve or a champagne toast before the turkey is carved… These familiar traditions are incorporated into many festive holiday seasons, but they may be ...

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