Archive for April 2016

The Top 10 Mental Benefits of Journaling

Journaling is a wonderful way to supplement treatment because it is one habit that can be done during treatment and for the duration of one’s life. Finding healthy habits to incorporate into your life after treatment is an ideal way to ensure long-term recovery from addiction or illness. While journaling is helpful to individuals in […]

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Mindfulness in Therapy

One of the toughest aspects of recovery from addiction is the way your mind feels pulled in a million different directions. Even as you struggle to focus on the positives of your treatment and progress, doubt can crop up and overwhelm any acknowledgement of what you’ve accomplished and where you’re headed next. It can feel […]

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The Link Between Chronic Pain and Addiction

When you’re in pain, your ability to function is diminished. You can’t meet your family or work obligations, and you can’t enjoy a good quality of life. Whether you’re recovering from surgery, healing from an injury or dealing with an ongoing condition that causes pain, turning to prescription painkillers may seem like your only option. […]

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Making Friends in Treatment: Should You Do It?

This is a hot-button topic when it comes to treatment facilities. It’s natural to bond with people you spend time with for days at a time, but is it healthy when considering the setting? Do friends in drug treatment help or hurt your sobriety? Should you avoid your peers during treatment and focus only on […]

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