• positive mindset through recovery

How to Have a Successful Mindset Through Recovery

2019-03-01T23:43:00+00:00March 1st, 2019|

Many people hold a preconceived opinion about rehab for drug and alcohol addiction. Some of us think it’s where you only go if you have expended all other options, your family stops talking to you, you become homeless, or can’t

  • codependent relationship

Signs You’re in a Codependent Relationship

2019-02-21T23:02:56+00:00February 19th, 2019|

What is Codependency? Whether or not you identify yourself as codependent, you are likely familiar with its definition in one way or another. Codependent relationships are quite common. A lot of us have at least one or several traits that

What Are the Side Effects of Cocaine?

2019-02-21T23:49:00+00:00February 19th, 2019|

What is Cocaine? Cocaine is one of the most abused drugs in the United States as well as the world. It’s a powerful stimulant drug, meaning it increases alertness and awareness in the mind. Cocaine is by far the most

Enabling vs Empowering: What’s the Difference?

2019-02-21T23:57:41+00:00February 5th, 2019|

As a family member or friend of an addict, you are no doubt aware of the fact that your loved one’s addiction has an impact on your life.  Sometimes this is felt in small ways, such as the person being

Why Relapse Doesn’t Mean You Failed

2019-02-22T00:01:17+00:00January 28th, 2019|

A person who has never suffered from addiction can find it hard to understand a cycle of recovery and relapse.  Think about this, though.  Have you ever tried a diet for weight loss?  Many people lose weight, stop their diet,

When Families Face Addiction

2019-02-22T00:00:03+00:00January 28th, 2019|

Individual struggles with addiction are not solitary fights. Addiction impacts the whole family and can distort the family dynamic, creating long-standing dysfunction. It truly is a family disease. For this reason, the process of recovery requires more than just the commitment