How Physical Fitness Can Help Keep Those in Recovery on the Right Track

Exercise may not be top of mind when someone is in the midst of a substance abuse problem, but for those in recovery, physical fitness can greatly reduce symptoms of withdrawal and cravings while increasing self-esteem, negating previous health issues, and helping build a platform for long-term sobriety. According to Bradford Health Services, the feel-good … Continue reading How Physical Fitness Can Help Keep Those in Recovery on the Right Track

Addiction and Organic Coffee?

Addiction is described as one of the rising problems in the world nowadays. If we look at the description of the word here, it is the surrender or devotion towards something or someone habitually or obsessively. The word addiction is mainly used for illegal stuff and is considered to be treated with as soon as … Continue reading Addiction and Organic Coffee?

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Finding an Effective Rehab Center and Treatment Plan for Your Loved One

The Challenge of finding the best rehab Selecting the right rehab center for your loved one can be challenging. There are many factors to consider and questions to ask. In the end, the best choice for your loved one will depend on their situation and personal preferences. If you’re feeling overwhelmed by your options, here … Continue reading Finding an Effective Rehab Center and Treatment Plan for Your Loved One

Simple Strategies Ensure Optimal Health Throughout the Recovery Process

Recovery is complicated.  You’re in the process of revamping your lifestyle, and sometimes things can feel overwhelming.  Thankfully, good health doesn’t need to be a complex part of the situation.  Here are some simple, easy strategies to incorporate into your days so you can feel your best throughout your program.    Overcome the damage In … Continue reading Simple Strategies Ensure Optimal Health Throughout the Recovery Process

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Going to Outpatient Rehab While Keeping Your Job

Employment and Outpatient rehab By Ben Kaneaiakala, Founder, Phoenix Rising Behavioral Believe it or not, over 14 million working Americans have a substance use disorder, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. This represents about 1 out of every 8 workers is struggling with a drug or alcohol problem. Too many of … Continue reading Going to Outpatient Rehab While Keeping Your Job

Understanding The 12 Steps of AA

The Foundation of Alcoholics Anonymous The 12 Steps of AA make up the foundation of the program and are what members use in order to achieve and maintain sobriety. It is not required that members follow these 12 Steps, but they are encouraged to try and read them as they have helped past members to … Continue reading Understanding The 12 Steps of AA

7 Critical Skills to Learn from Behavioral therapy

What is Behavioral Therapy? Behavioral therapy is a vast subject that describes various forms of solutions to a human mental health issue. It uses different behavioral techniques to understand the environmental impact on individual behaviors. In finding a solution to attitudinal problems, behaviorists believe that every behavior is learned and can be unlearned. As part … Continue reading 7 Critical Skills to Learn from Behavioral therapy

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Support Yourself During Recovery: What You Need to Know During Your Job Search

Balancing your Finances and Sobriety This may be a difficult time of your life, personally and professionally. Finding work after recovery is seldom easy, but have heart. There are ways you can make a living during this time. However, you need to take care of yourself and avoid stress. If you're looking for ways to … Continue reading Support Yourself During Recovery: What You Need to Know During Your Job Search

How You Can Challenge Seasonal Affective Disorder

The winter months can be the darkest, literally and figuratively. Many of us may find ourselves suffering from a season-based form of depression called seasonal affective disorder, also known as SAD. Thankfully, there are ways to prevent and treat it. How SAD Affects Us It's thought that SAD is caused by the seasonal change in … Continue reading How You Can Challenge Seasonal Affective Disorder

Improving Your Well-Being Through Exercise and Fitness

The Importance of Exercise Combined with Recovery Whether it’s due to alcohol or drug abuse, dealing with addiction often seems impossibly difficult. Not only have long-term habits become entrenched in your routine, but your brain also actively craves the chemicals released as a result of the abuse. However, by creating new habits, routines, and neural … Continue reading Improving Your Well-Being Through Exercise and Fitness