How Does Methadone Treatment Aid Recovery

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Who Should Have Methadone Treatment  There are many paths to opioid addiction recovery and methadone treatment is one of them. Some people find that having a methadone treatment is a good first step towards long term recovery. Others stay on medically assissted treatment for years. Is it safe? Is it addictive? Here is what the […]

Healing the Body, Mind, and Spirit

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Healing the Body, Mind, and Spirit in Recovery: A Holistic Approach to Wellness In the journey of recovery, healing encompasses more than just healing the body and physical rehabilitation—it involves the holistic rejuvenation of the body, mind, and spirit. In the United States, where the opioid epidemic and substance abuse issues have reached alarming levels, […]

How Exercise Heals The Brain

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Did You Know: Exercise Heals The Brain In Surprising Ways If you are a person in recovery, or thinking about recovery, you may wonder what exercise has to do with recovery from substance or alcohol abuse. There’s more to getting healthy than stopping drug and alcohol use. Therapy helps and so does nutrition and lifestyle […]

Tips For Work-Life Balance

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How To Get Work-Life Balance In Recovery Work-life balance depends on emotional wellbeing whether you are in recovery, or struggling with life issues. It all starts with feeling well enough to be productive. When addiction and mental illness like depression or anxiety get it in the way of your being productive, it’s time to assess […]

4 Tips To Integrate Spirituality In Recovery

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The Path to Healing: Integrate Spirituality into Addiction Recovery What components create successful and longterm recovery? You may be surprised to learn that spirituality in recovery plays a huge role of providing hope and purpose. Often people with addiction issues feel alone, helpless and hopeless. They think they just can’t make it. Here’s where spirituality […]

Getting Help For Seasonal Affective Disorder

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Shedding Light on Coping with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) Seasonal affective disorder is often called winter depression. But people do get depressed in summer as well.  As winter’s grip tightens across much of the United States, many people find themselves battling more than just chilly temperatures and snow-covered landscapes. For some, the change in seasons […]