National Recovery Month

Thursday, September 9th, 2021

Everyone deserves the opportunity to do what it takes to recover from a substance use disorder and mental health issue. That is the focus of National Recovery Month for September 2021 and the focus of treatment professionals throughout the year. Recovery is for Everyone National Recovery [...]

impact of online support groups during COVID-19

The Impact of Online Support Groups During COVID-19

Wednesday, December 9th, 2020

When the coronavirus was declared a pandemic in March 2020, most in-person activities were either canceled or shifted online. Schools made plans for remote sessions, business meetings morphed into video chats, and addiction support groups went virtual. While this transition has meant that certain [...]

mental health and coping during the coronavirus

Mental Health and Coping During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected virtually every person across the globe in some form. Those who are not identified as essential workers are either working from home or being laid off from their jobs. Everyone is focused on keeping social distances and staying safe and healthy. People with [...]

managing the effects of quarantine

Managing the Effects of Quarantine

Wednesday, April 8th, 2020

In a time of social distancing, isolation, and quarantine, people throughout the world are experiencing a wide range of emotions and practical challenges. Quarantine is a strict separation from others, a step that has become necessary for many as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread. How do you [...]

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Maintaining Sobriety During the Holiday Season

Friday, December 20th, 2019

For many in recovery, the holidays are a source of stress. If you’re concerned about maintaining sobriety during the holiday season, know that you’re not alone. Now is the time to remind yourself why you no longer use drugs and alcohol, so you can [...]

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Self-Care in Recovery: Fostering Compassion for Yourself

Thursday, November 21st, 2019

When someone fails to look after their physical and mental health, they suffer the consequences on both fronts. The scientific community increasingly learns more about ways in which our minds and bodies are interconnected. When we eat healthier, we are less depressed. When we exercise, we elevate our [...]