The Six Stages of Recovery

If you’re in recovery, you probably already know it’s a process that never ends–you’re in recovery for life. But did you know that there are six stages of recovery? The transtheoretical model, developed by James Prochaska and Carlo DiClemente, developed stages...

Mindfulness as a Tool for Relapse Prevention

You worked hard to get sober and continue to follow the treatment plans and therapies suggested by your care team, but fear of a potential relapse has you looking for some preventative measures. No one thing is going to make overcoming cravings or avoiding a slip-up...

What is Dissociative Identity Disorder?

Many people first became aware of dissociative identity disorder (DID) when the book Sybil was released and made into a movie starring Sally Field back in 1976. It dropped off the radar for a while after the real Sybil admitted to making up the story, but then a...

What Are the Four Phases of Treatment for Addiction?

Treatment for substance use and addiction begins the moment you decide that you’ve had enough. The moment you step through the doors of a rehabilitation center a new life begins. That new life requires undertaking one of the most trying processes you can imagine, but...

Favorite Addicted and Recovering Characters We Can Relate To

Sometimes when you’re feeling isolated and alone, it’s good to put on a TV show, movie, or documentary that focuses on substance abuse or has characters that suffer from it. Whether they make you laugh or cry, it can make you feel less alone during a pandemic or any...

Is Alcoholism Hereditary?

Science often grapples with the “nature versus nurture” theory about various disorders and diseases. Alcoholism is no exception. Is it a hereditary disease or learned behavior? Or both? While we’re always the masters of our fate and make our own choices, certain genes...
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