Why You Should Be Involved in Your Rehab’s Alumni Program

Many rehabilitation programs have alumni programs that are a great way to help you in your recovery. The relationships established and...

How to Work on Your Recovery at a Large College

College is a time of different challenges for students. It is a time of growth and development and a time of change in new surroundings...

Are There Certain Types of Jobs I Should Avoid in Early Recovery?

Addiction is a neurobiological disease, and genetic and environmental factors make certain individuals significantly more vulnerable. To...

Breaking Unhealthy Habits

Genetic heritage plays a major role in addiction and mental health issues, but environmental and behavioral factors can equally contribute...

Psychological Effects of the Season on Your Recovery

Scientific research shows seasonal differences in the weather and sunlight can alter a person’s brain chemistry and depress moods....

How Do I Give Up Smoking in Recovery?

Smoking is very common among people who are addicted to alcohol and drugs like Xanax. Sometimes people who are addressing drug or alcohol...

How to Deal With Unavoidable Conflicts While Staying Sober

Relationships are an important part of life and can add to the fulfillment of addiction recovery. Few relationships are without conflict,...

Finding Personal Role Models in Recovery

In its simplest definition a role model is someone to look as an example of behavior either good or bad. For example children living with...

Is It Possible to Get Insurance Coverage If I’m Already in Recovery?

Many factors influence the price, availability and coverage of health insurance. Historically the existence of pre-existing conditions has...

Can a Learning Disorder Impair Addiction Recovery?

Addiction recovery is a lifelong process, but it begins when a person enters inpatient or outpatient treatment. Part of that treatment...

Maintaining Recovery in an Alcohol Saturated Culture

There are many factors involved in successful addiction recovery. Avoiding relapse is managed in part by learning to identify and avoid as...

Xanax Addiction and Control Issues

Every person controls impulses each day, such as refusing to eat a piece of chocolate cake or resisting the impulse to yell at a coworker...

Overcoming Recovery Plateaus

Xanax is a prescription drug used to treat anxiety. However, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, abuse of prescription drugs...

How Family Education Can Influence Addiction Recovery

Watching your child succumb to addiction is heartbreaking. Whether your loved one is addicted to drugs or alcohol, the end result is the...

Finding Spirituality during Addiction Recovery

Overcoming addiction day-by-day takes personal strength and for many people, an understanding of spirituality transforms the...

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