Woman dealing with anxiety and addiction

Where Does Anxiety and Stress Come From?

With everything going on in our lives, anxiety and stress can become a major part of our struggles. Whether you have a 9-5 job, go to school, work part-time, or are retired, anxiety and stress can sneak up on you

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Hiking for Outdoor Therapy

Outdoor Adventure Therapy for Sobriety

Getting outside and exploring the wilderness can have major physical and mental health benefits. For sobriety, outdoor hiking and adventuring can actually help people deal with their addictions. Many retreat centers around the country utilize the good weather in their

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Woman reading book during quarantine

How to Cope with Your Addiction During Quarantine

It’s understandable what everyone is going through during lockdown and the Coronavirus Pandemic. Many people are hospitalized or staying at home. If you’re in recovery as an addict, we know it can be so difficult to keep up with staying

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Spiritual Renewal in Holistic Treatment

Spiritual Renewal in Holistic Treatment

Addiction is complex and affects every part of our lives. It changes the way we think about ourselves and wreaks havoc on our lives. It changes the way our brains work and can lead to serious and deadly health problems.

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Yoga and Meditation in Addiction Recovery

Yoga and Meditation in Addiction Recovery

Addiction makes an impact on the way a person takes care of him or herself. Addiction takes priority over all responsibilities, interferes with relationships, and lessens productivity at school and work. When a person is grappling with addiction, they often

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The Benefits of Art and Music Therapies in Treatment

The Benefits of Art and Music Therapies in Treatment

Addiction is isolating and using drugs or alcohol can heighten symptoms of an underlying mental health condition. Art and music therapies work well for patients who have difficulty talking about emotions, thoughts, and experiences. These integrative therapies help a person

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The Power of Spiritual Renewal in Addiction Recovery

The Power of Spiritual Renewal in Addiction Recovery

Addiction is complex and affects every part of a person’s life. Addiction hijacks the brain and chemically alters the release of neurotransmitters, which increases the levels of dopamine that give you pleasurable feelings. Addiction changes the way you think about

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Activities in Treatment

Activities in Treatment

When you know what to expect in treatment, stress and anxiety can be reduced before starting the program. Recovery is hard work and a life-changing process. Treatment prepares you for life after addiction. A variety of activities is offered in

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Using Art and Music Therapies in Treatment

Using Art and Music Therapies in Treatment

Integrative therapies, such as art and music therapy, are therapeutic for healing in treatment for addiction. These therapies are incorporated into treatment programs as therapeutic tools for healing and as a means to make a client more comfortable when entering

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