If you're ready for sober living, we want to congratulate you. Out of the 20 million people in the U.S. with an addiction, only 3 million get the treatment they need.
You're one of them and that's something in itself to be very proud of.
We know getting through the inpatient rehabilitation process wasn't easy. There were times you likely wanted to give up.
But you didn't. You stuck with the program and listened to your counselors.
Over 1.2 million people have entered treatment for substance use addiction.
As important as rehab is to your recovery as you work towards a normal life, it's even more essential to focus on what to do after your time in rehab is up.
After leaving rehab, you have the choice of heading back home or moving in a sober living
Are you or your loved one suffering from both depression and addiction?
You're not alone in this struggle. In fact, it's common for both these conditions to go hand-in-hand.
A study by the National Institute of health found that 33% of people living with depression also struggle with addiction.
And research from the National Institute of
Any recovering addict will tell you that getting sober is only half the battle.
You should absolutely be proud of yourself for getting clean and giving up the substances you've abused in the past. But, now, you're facing a new challenge: You have to stay sober.
In order to stay sober, you have to be vigilant about avoiding relapses. If you're not sure how to go about this, keep reading.
Listed below are eight effective relapse preven
Do you suspect a loved one has a prescription pill addiction? It's no surprise that more people develop a pill problem. Approximately 15 million people abuse prescription drugs in the United States.
The best way to help your loved one is admitting them into rehab. But before your intervention, you should survey their behavior. Drug addic
Are you struggling to make sober friends?
The road to recovery is different for everyone, but it often means that you have to cut ties with old friends that might have encouraged you to drink to use drugs. Starting over with new friends might seem impossible, but it can be done. Keep reading to find out some ways to make sober friends.
Ways to Make Sober Friends
Making sober friends isn't difficult if you put in a little effort. He
It’s that time of year again - the Holiday season is here once more. With it comes mixed emotions; some good and some not so good. Due to the emotional nature of the Holiday Season, it is normal for anyone in addiction recovery to experience a wide range of feelings as they spend time celebrating with family
Thanksgiving has passed and Christmas is on the horizon. It’s that time of year where the leaves begin to turn yellow and build up on the lawn, the sweaters from the back of the closet are pulled out and the idea of giving rather than receiving takes a seat in the forefront of our minds. Giving to some can be an art form, finding the perfect gift can be a daunting task for others. For those of us in recovery the gift that we all need is ex
Difference Between Inpatient and Outpatient Rehab
When seeking treatment for yourself or a loved one, you want to make the most informed decision possible about the treatment you find, the providers you put in charge, the therapy they take, and the location they visit. In the world of rehab, for any type of mental illness or addiction, there are two primary types of services: inpatient services and outpatient services. If you’ve n