10 Things to Avoid When Trying to Commit Someone To Rehab

In most cases of addiction, the substance use problem affects more than just one person. Usually, the addicted individual and his or her loved ones are all impacted by the effects of substance abuse. Alcoholism and drug abuse often change the way a person behaves, feels, and thinks. As a result, family dynamics and relationships Read More

How to Practice Self-Care Wherever You Are

77 percent of people surveyed experience physical symptoms due to stress. Meanwhile, 73 percent experience psychological symptoms caused by stress. Neglecting to take care of yourself can cause low energy, headaches, insomnia, nausea, a weakened immune system, and so much more. It can also cause first-time addictions or relapses. With a little self-care, however, you can keep your Read More

How Keeping a Gratitude Journal Can Aid with Depression and Anxiety

Every November, as Americans across the nation sit down to a meal of roast turkey and all the trimmings, they ask themselves and each other what they are thankful for. But why do we limit this practice to Thanksgiving? There’s some compelling evidence — both scientific and anecdotal — that gratitude has remarkable benefits for our well-being. Read More

How to Support Your Loved One After Rehab

There are many phases in recovery, but returning from a substance abuse treatment program will likely be one of the most difficult steps for people in recovery. They’re still unsure of themselves and about what the future will hold. Returning to familiar environments may also be triggering as it reminds them of their addiction.  It’s likely Read More