Importance of Nutritional Health in Recovery

Drugs and alcohol damage your body. When you are amid an addiction, you are not necessarily concerned about cooking your next meal or looking at proper nutrition – your focus is on getting your next fix. While you aren’t paying attention, this lack of nutrition can damage your body. The good news is that there are… Continue Reading Importance of Nutritional Health in Recovery

Overcoming Addiction for Individuals With Complex Trauma

Facing our past is almost never easy. After all, you moved on to the present for a reason, right? Sometimes, though, we find ourselves consumed by our addiction for more reasons than just our own bad choices. And, sometimes it comes from something – such as complex trauma – that has affected us long before… Continue Reading Overcoming Addiction for Individuals With Complex Trauma

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Addiction Recovery: Making the Most of Therapy

After successful completion of in-patient treatment program, many recovering addicts will often find a new set of challenges in the months and years after. Addiction recovery is a continuous process. And while relapse rates are not uncommon for recovering abusers, there are many steps that individuals can take to make the most out of the… Continue Reading Addiction Recovery: Making the Most of Therapy

Working on Physical Health in Recovery From Addiction

Alcohol and drug addiction is a chronic illness, which affects brain functioning. Because of these changes, addiction can rule over a person due to developments in compulsive and unsafe behaviors and health damage. Because of this, a primary treatment program is needed to address addiction. After primary treatment, recovery can have lasting results like sobriety… Continue Reading Working on Physical Health in Recovery From Addiction

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Finding the Right Support System in Addiction Recovery

The right support systems are crucial for an individual’s successful recovery. The people that make up a support system can be family or friends, but they can also come from other outlets. An online support group, a trusted therapist, spirituality, a new wellness activity, a pet, or even a beloved book can all serve as… Continue Reading Finding the Right Support System in Addiction Recovery