Sober Blog

Journey to Self-Discovery

Getting medically detoxed is the first step when entering a substance abuse center; the mind and emotions come next. If your addiction can make feel ashamed of your past, unworthy of love, alone, and depressed, it is imperative to take steps to take care of yourself. When you take these steps, you will be starting

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Giving the Gift of Recovery

‘Tis the season of comfort and joy, but for some in recovery from addiction, the holidays can be a stressful time to maintain their sobriety. Social gatherings, family dysfunction, financial strain, holiday parties can all create stress for an individual during the season. Traveling and commitments can also add the stress as well. During the

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Creating Connections in Early Recovery

“The Disease of Isolation” During active addiction, individuals can find themselves incredibly lonely. Addiction has often been referred to as the “Disease of Isolation.” Oftentimes, professionals typically associate individuals who experience a Substance Use Disorder with two extremes when it comes to sociability. On one end of the spectrum is the individual who we view

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Understanding when a loved one needs treatment

Understanding When A Loved One Needs Treatment

Substance Use Disorder is a serious disease that can affect almost every aspect of an individual’s life:  social, occupational, legal, and educational. Substance Use Disorder, also known as addiction, is a disease that affects a person’s brain and behaviors and leads to an inability to control the use of substances. Individuals that are afflicted with

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