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 for addiction, but there are a few personality traits common among people who have a substance use disorder: an inability [...]

2019-01-11T16:16:51+00:00November 9th, 2018|

Tips to Overcome Common Rehab Fears

Making the decision to commit to rehab can be downright scary – but it’s important that you don’t allow your fears to interfere with your recovery. Here’s help: By learning some common rehab fears – and how to overcome them – you can take your first big step toward lasting sobriety. Fear of the unknown: It’s [...]

2019-01-11T16:16:51+00:00November 9th, 2018|

Don’t Let Loneliness Harm Your Recovery

Loneliness is study-proven to be as bad for your health as smoking 15 cigarettes per day – and it’s also a common relapse trigger. It’s even part of the recovery acronym H.A.L.T, which stands for hungry, angry, lonely and tired – four feelings that could lead to relapse if you’re not careful. For many people [...]

2019-01-11T16:16:51+00:00November 9th, 2018|

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 word about our unique immersion recovery program, we can help more clients break free from the chains of addiction and [...]

2019-01-11T16:16:51+00:00November 9th, 2018|

Risky Drinking In Roughly 40 Percent of Drinkers Who Drink

Risky drinking is on the rise in the United States, according to a study of more than 34,000 adults. Researchers found that 40 percent of American adults are drinking amounts that compromise their health in some way, according to a study in the journal Substance Use. And this is a nearly 10 percent increase from 2014, [...]

2019-01-11T16:16:51+00:00November 9th, 2018|

How Active Listening Can Help Your Recovery

One of the many amazing things about recovery is the chance to make things right in your life, including repairing any relationships that may have been damaged or neglected during active addiction. A good first step is developing your listening skills or learning to become an “active” listener. So what does this mean? Active listening [...]

2019-01-11T16:16:51+00:00November 9th, 2018|

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 – not peace and serenity. During recovery, on the other hand, you’ll learn about inner peace and spiritual healing – and [...]

2019-01-11T16:16:52+00:00November 9th, 2018|

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 people to stay healthier, calmer and better cope with life’s adversity. Being outdoors can also be a big boon to your [...]

2019-01-11T16:16:52+00:00November 9th, 2018|

3 Myths About Drug and Alcohol Detox

The process of detoxification is a critical first step in your journey toward a healthy, sober life. Medical detox is a safe way to manage withdrawal and to begin to rid your body of the toxins from addictive substances. And yet many people have the wrong idea about detox due to myths and misinformation. Here, we [...]

2019-02-28T14:22:54+00:00November 9th, 2018|

What You Need to Know About Withdrawal

Detoxing from drugs or alcohol is one of the most challenging things one can ask of themselves. Addiction itself is hard enough, but having to face the withdrawal symptoms, or the physical and emotional responses from the body that occur once you’ve stopped taking drugs or alcohol, really puts people to the test. The good [...]

2019-01-11T16:16:52+00:00November 9th, 2018|
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