Addiction

Best Recent Recovery Blogs to Read

Deciding to go to a rehabilitation center to treat a drug or alcohol addiction may seem like the hard part, but sometimes learning to relive life without the crutch can prove even more arduous. Coupled with consistently trying to maintain sobriety throughout both the mundane daily tasks of life and the occasional emotional highs and lows, without your previous coping…

Women, Drugs and Pregnancy

Drug or alcohol use for a pregnant woman is doubly dangerous for her own health and for the health of the unborn baby. It is extremely important to avoid all drug and alcohol use, legal and illegal, while pregnant. Studies have shown that consumption of illegal drugs or alcohol while pregnant can result in low birth weight, placental abruption, miscarriage,…

What Triggers Can Cause Relapse?

In recovery it is important to know what the common triggers are that lead to relapse so you know how to handle certain situations. Here is a list of common triggers and stressors: -Negative emotional situations (stress, trauma, anger or sadness) -Positive emotional situations (not feeling good enough and wanting to feel even better) -Physical pain and discomfort (experiencing withdrawal…

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