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Here Are a Few Reasons Why Family Counseling Helps a Loved One in Treatment

Family therapy helps people deal with issues they cannot otherwise deal with on their own. Within certain confines, they begin to see their role in the family and how it impacts everyone else. There are some reasons why family counseling can help a loved one in treatment for addiction. If they are willing to own up to their part… Read More

EMS Workers Need Support to Deal with Chronic Stress: Here’s How

Being an EMT is high-stress, high-performance with on-the-go challenges. Mandated training helps EMTs work through life or death decisions but they are not always good at helping train them to cope with chronic stress. When an EMT shows up to help a person, they often are in a life or death scenario and need immediate help. Their lives depend on… Read More

Why Veterans Turn to Opioids and How to Help Them in Recovery

Opioids are a growing problem across the United States. In terms of both addiction and overdoses, the reality is opioids are an epidemic. Veterans are not alone in their trials with opioids to cope with chronic pain, PTSD, or myriad other challenges they face. Addiction rates are on the rise across the United States, catching veterans in the middle… Read More

When You Accept Reality, You Are More Able to Make Changes: Here’s Why 

When life’s reality check comes calling, it is hard to get your head around it. Recovery is like one big reality check of waking up to what was going on while addiction was at the helm. Many people hold different versions of reality but accepting the true version of reality, by connecting all the moving parts, is how a person… Read More

How People with Anxiety Can Find Peace in the New Year with These 3 Tips

The holidays can bring up lots of old stuff for people in recovery. Not only does it mean being in close quarters with family, friends, and loved ones multiple times before the year is over, but it also means trying to pretend things are okay for the sake of ‘holding it together.’ For some people in recovery, that is too… Read More

Why the New Year is an Ideal Time to Put Recovery on Top of Your List 

At the top of the year, it seems everyone is creating lists that they want to accomplish now, two years, even five years away. They are pounding out goals and working on their fitness regimen so they can get into tip-top shape after the holidays. For people in recovery, it is usually on their list to continue working on… Read More

Learning These 4 Skills Can Help Recovery Go More Smoothly

The best skills can be learned, but they have to come from a deeper place if they are going to stick. Like with any learned behavior, people need the confidence to keep moving forward. It starts with stopping the use of addictive substances, but that is not the only thing people learn in recovery. Changing a person’s life starts with… Read More