Monthly Archives: January 2018

7 Sober Celebrity Role Models

By |2018-10-23T13:28:52+00:00January 30th, 2018|Drug and Alcohol Addiction, For Families of Addicts, Practicing Recovery|

When you're struggling with a drug and alcohol addiction, having sober role models to look up to can help you stay motivated on the path to recovery. If you're in need of celebrity inspiration, these 7 recovering substance abusers prove that great things are possible when you're willing to commit yourself to getting the help [...]

How Codependency Enables Addiction

By |2018-07-26T18:01:18+00:00January 23rd, 2018|Family Resource, For Families of Addicts|

Codependency is a common response to the challenges associated with loving someone who is addicted to drugs or alcohol. Unfortunately, even though the behaviors associated with codependency can seem positive on the surface, they will eventually have the negative effect of continuing to enable your loved one's addiction. Understanding Codependency The term codependent refers to [...]

What to Expect During Your First Year of Recovery

By |2018-07-30T12:23:07+00:00January 9th, 2018|Aftercare, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Family Resource, Practicing Recovery|

When you've made the decision to seek addiction treatment, it's hard to imagine what your life will be like without drugs or alcohol. Although no two people are exactly alike, this article outlines some of the issues you can expect to deal with during your first year in recovery. Withdrawal The term withdrawal refers to [...]