Everlast Recovery Centers

Month: June 2021

job interview

Preparing for a Job Interview Following Addiction Recovery

Successfully navigating through a recovery program and incorporating recovery techniques outside of the recovery sphere is a huge accomplishment. However, moving back into the “real world” after completing a recovery program can present a number of new hurdles. One of the most prevalent obstacles that await a person during this transition is their reintroduction to …

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substance abuse

What’s the Difference Between Abuse and Addiction?

The terms “abuse” and “addiction” are often used interchangeably when discussing drugs and alcohol, which can lead many to believe that they are wholly synonymous with each other. While there are many similarities between the two terms, they are not necessarily the same thing. Understanding the difference between drug and alcohol addiction and abuse can …

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growth mindset

Keeping Hold of a Growth Mindset

Growth and personal development are cornerstones of the addiction recovery process. Learning to embrace new skills, identify and address personal obstacles, and continuously employ coping strategies and life skills is crucial from the first step into detox to celebrating one’s sober anniversary. However, even as an individual graduates from a recovery program and exits the …

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recovery

How Can I Get the Most Out of My Time in Recovery?

Every recovery journey is unique, with each day presenting several personal obstacles, difficulties, and both positive and negative emotions. Throughout the recovery process, there will be both times of great triumph and success, as well as anxiety and self-criticism. Recovery programs are designed to help each person realize their strengths while helping them effectively cope …

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One Year In: Celebrating, Adjusting, and Preparing for the Future

No part of the recovery process is easy, and reaching an entire year sober is a huge accomplishment. However, this milestone doesn’t mean that one’s recovery no longer needs to be at the forefront of one’s mind. This time is a huge transition point that indicates how an individual has learned to cope with several …

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