life after rehab

Adjusting to Life After Rehab

One of the biggest challenges of maintaining sobriety after leaving rehab is adjusting to your new clean lifestyle. Luckily, you do not have to try to do it all on your own. There are local support group programs that can help you get through the struggles of daily stress and cravings that can put you…

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Enjoying 4th of July Sober

Certain times of the year can be more challenging if you are in recovery. Some holidays, such as the 4th of July, are naturally associated with alcohol consumption at BBQs and parties. This association can make it harder to avoid temptation if you want to celebrate with family and friends. The good news is that…

doctor helping patient recognize the signs of relapse

Recognizing the Signs of Relapse

It isn’t always easy to detox from drugs and alcohol, which is why so many people turn to detox programs and drug addiction treatment facilities for help. Addiction recovery programs can help manage the cravings and withdrawal symptoms that can help when you try to reduce or eliminate the intake of drugs or alcohol. Contact our helpful…

Sober Stress Relief Ideas

Sober Stress Relief Ideas

Finding coping mechanisms to manage stress is a critical part of addiction recovery. People who develop an addiction sometimes are using alcohol and drugs as stress relief. It’s essential to change that and look for sober ways to feel better. Believe it or not, there are plenty of options out there. To learn more, reach…

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Observing National Public Health Week

Each year during the first full week of April, the American Public Health Association (APHA) celebrates National Public Health Week. In 2021, it starts on April 5th and runs through April 11th. National Public Health Week brings communities together to recognize contributions made to public health and talk about the nation’s wellness. What can you…

Sober St. Patricks Day

Tips for a Sober St. Patrick’s Day

Many people celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with green beer, loud crowds, and lots of revelries. Yet, for a person living a sober lifestyle, this type of celebration seems worrisome and hard to ignore if you have always celebrated the holiday in this way. Here’s the good news. A sober St. Patrick’s Day can be enjoyable…

marijuana use in teens

Information About Marijuana Use in Teens

Adolescence is a period when young people explore who they are and develop distinct personalities. They go through many emotional and physical changes and could begin to take serious risks. Marijuana use in teens, for instance, can have dangerous and long-term effects on their health. Learning why teens use weed and its impact may convince…