How recreational therapy helps those in addiction recovery

How recreational therapy helps those in addiction recovery

Overcoming addiction is a daunting task but through recreational therapy addicts can establish new and positive traits through fun activities. Recreational therapy is a well known form of addiction therapy that provides those in recovery with the necessary tools to cope with their addiction. There are many of possible hobbies that will help those in […]

Traits that make up a great addiction sponsor

Traits that make up a great addiction sponsor

What is a sponsor? A sponsor is a person who helps those new to recovery and the 12 step fellowship program. The sponsor becomes a guide to those readjusting to life outside a treatment center. They provide a one-on-one relationship of support and direction to those seeking sobriety.They are normally found through networking within recovery […]

Top 3 mistakes that lead to addiction relapse

Top 3 mistakes that lead to addiction relapse

Early sobriety is a very important window that helps to set the stage for how well and how long addicts can retain a life without addiction.  These mistakes are often the first made to those new to recovery leading to their relapse. Many in recovery have made these mistakes and have also managed to maintain […]

How to identify your addiction triggers?

How to identify your addiction triggers?

What is a trigger? In the world of addiction a trigger is a person, place, or event that reminds us of a reason which to use. For example, an alcoholic may get triggers from being bored or even seeing a liquor store on the way home, all addicts have triggers. These triggers are often indirect […]