April 17, 2018

Self-care is crucial in recovery, but it’s one of the hardest things to prioritize. For most people in recovery, it has been a very long time since they’ve taken care of themselves. When they’re addicted, drugs take over. The addict may even stop basic grooming rituals...

January 24, 2018

Did you know that a healthy diet is incredibly impacting to one’s sobriety? Not only does a clean diet help us feel and look great, it helps us handle triggers, avoid relapses, and keeps us feeling balanced and ready to take on the day. It just goes to show that your p...

October 20, 2017

Depression, addiction, and suicide are strongly correlated in general, but their relationship gets closer in recovery.

Depression is actually a symptom of Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndrome (PAWS), which is the second stage of recovery. PAWS symptoms can begin two months or...

September 12, 2017

Before I was addicted to heroin, I was just like everyone else. I came from a decent family; I didn’t have a shady criminal past. I would even go to church on most Sundays and help my grandma with chores around her house. I was just like you.

Then I was a heroin addict.

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August 2, 2017

Source: Trevor McDonald

The recovery process doesn’t end after rehab. Sobriety is a life-long journey instead of a destination, but that should never discourage you from trying to live a happy and clean life. Addiction is an extremely complicated disease, and to begin l...

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