a man talking to his doctor about the stages of recovery

Understanding the Stages of Recovery

Recovery takes time and commitment. It’s important to keep in mind that recovery is a step-by-step process. Each stage requires a new set of skills. Effective substance abuse treatment programs teach life skills and coping mechanisms with real-world applications.  Having a top-notch team of doctors can make a big difference when it comes to getting…

How Does Nutrition Affect Your Recovery From Addiction

The Importance of Nutrition in Addiction Recovery

Proper nutrition is often overlooked in discussions about substance abuse recovery. The focus tends to be on detoxification, therapy, support groups, etc. While all of those things are crucial to recovery, true health cannot be achieved without nutritional balance. Chronic substance use depletes valuable nutrients that optimize our body’s ability to function properly. It also…

Returning to Work with a New, Healthy, Sober Lifestyle

A dependence on drugs or alcohol can destroy someone’s life and the lives of their loved ones. Addiction is a complex disease that has an adverse effect on relationships, finances, and responsibilities. Millions of people have suffered from addiction and then made the courageous decision to enter an addiction treatment program for help. You may…