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  • 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 ...

Parental Alcohol Abuse Can Influence Teen Dating Violence

By |October 29th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Teasing and name-calling are not normal parts of a relationship, despite what teenagers may think. Such behaviors can become abusive and eventually escalate into more serious forms of violence. Teenage dating violence is a ...

Immersing Yourself In Addiction Recovery

By |October 15th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

If you have successfully completed a program of addiction recovery, you are in good position. You have learned that it is possible to break the cycle of addiction. You know working a program is ...

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 ...

Why The 12-Step Program Works

By |September 1st, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

At Immersion Recovery Center, we believe addiction is a disease of the mind, body and spirit, and the book of Alcoholics Anonymous provides the most well-rounded approach to addressing these three components. The 12-step ...

7 Useful Ways to Support a Loved One in Recovery

By |August 13th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The transition into sobriety is challenging for both the addict and their loved ones. It’s something families have to deal with together, which isn’t a simple process, as those struggling with addiction often shut ...

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

By |July 3rd, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

“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 ...

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