Top 10 Recovery Tips for the Holidays
The holiday season can be one of the most challenging times for people in recovery. It’s filled with temptations and scenarios that might present difficult choices. Indulgent foods and drinks are everywhere, and the demands of scheduling and planning can cause a spike in stress.
Taking the First Step - Realizing that You Can and Will Recover
Recovery is not an easy journey to undertake. It’s a long road with many uphill stretches, and the view from the starting line can feel daunting. To many people struggling with a substance use disorder (SUD), taking the first step on the path to healing may seem more challenging than remaining in the throes of addiction.
What to Expect When Going through a Detox Program
Detoxification (detox) is the first step in recovery for anyone with a substance use disorder (SUD). It’s the physical act of weaning yourself off of your bonded substance. Many treatment centers offer detox programs to support you through the difficult process.
What is National Emotional Wellness Month, and How Do I Make the Most of It?
Mental health advocates around the United States observe October as Emotional Wellness Month. While it’s not a federally designated event, it’s a chance for everyone to acknowledge how vital mental and emotional health is and to invest in their own.