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How to Be a Good Parent While in Recovery

Parent support in rehab

Hundreds of thousands of Americans who receive treatment for drug and alcohol addiction are parents. Although it can be torture to leave a child behind, parents who are about to enter rehab should think about the future. Once they get clean, they can start a brand new life with their child — free from the […]

Isolation in Recovery — How to Overcome It

Isolation

Isolation is a common problem during recovery. You might feel separated from the “outside world.” You might feel different to everyone else. You might feel shunned and excluded and completely alone. Research shows that a lack of social connection is just as harmful to someone’s health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day. It doesn’t have to […]

Getting Help Before You Hit Rock Bottom

Getting help before rock bottom

It is easy to be in denial about the severity of an addiction to drugs or alcohol. Many people continue to suffer in silence until they hit rock bottom and are forced to face up to the problem. You do not have to follow this well-trodden path. You can take action right now to break […]