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6 Ways to Cope with Cravings for Drugs and Alcohol

By |2021-04-12T10:49:00-04:00March 29th, 2018|Aftercare|

You may leave rehab feeling like you've got your addiction under control, but cravings are a normal part of the recovery process. Cravings are often described as a feeling of intense hunger for alcohol or drugs. When you're experiencing a craving, you might feel like the abused substance is calling out your name so strongly [...]

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Alumni Reunion–May 19

By |2018-10-23T13:19:34-04:00March 29th, 2018|Miscellaneous|

Our 2018 Alumni Reunion is just a few weeks away!   Join us at St. Joseph's campus for an afternoon of fun, food, and recovery-based fellowship on May 19 from 1:00-10:00pm.   All alumni are invited to bring one guest (adults only). Please also bring a chair for chillin' around the bonfire.   RSVP to [...]

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Sober Activities for Families

By |2018-10-23T13:20:42-04:00March 23rd, 2018|Aftercare, Family Resource, For Families of Addicts|

A lasting recovery requires you to replace harmful habits with healthy alternatives. Family-friendly recreation lets you stay on track with your sobriety while making special memories with the people you care about the most. Although it's always a good idea to chat with your family to see what activities are of interest, here are some [...]

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Understanding Marijuana’s Effect on Brain Function

By |2021-04-12T10:50:00-04:00March 15th, 2018|Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Health|

Although much is still unknown about the effects of marijuana use, there is ample evidence to suggest that marijuana has both short term and long term effects on brain function. Short term effects are experienced immediately, while long term effects are the result of a prolonged substance use disorder. Marijuana's Short Term Effects on Brain [...]

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Using Writing to Further Your Recovery

By |2018-10-23T13:23:14-04:00March 7th, 2018|Aftercare, Holistic Treatment, Personal Growth|

While it won't cure substance abuse issues on its own, writing offers many therapeutic benefits to people in recovery. Even if you've never had the urge to jot down your thoughts in the past, writing can be a powerful tool for physical, mental, and spiritual healing. How Writing Helps in Addiction Recovery In today's fast-paced [...]

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