How Do You Handle Triggers and Prevent Relapse? Relapse is a very real part of dealing with addiction. Receiving treatment and getting sober is a big step on the road to recovery, but the work does not end when you leave the treatment center. Taking the tools you learned in treatment to handle your triggers… Continue reading How Do You Handle Triggers And Prevent Relapse?
Avoiding Relapse During COVID The COVID-19 pandemic has been in full swing since March, and as it seems social health guidelines and local business regulations are changing at the drop of a dime, it is important to keep your sobriety a priority during these sensitive and uncertain times. Even if you have held strong in… Continue reading Avoiding Relapse During COVID
COVID-19 and Managing Your Triggers The Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, creates the perfect storm for individuals suffering from addiction. Social distancing and quarantine measures have affected everyone’s lives for weeks now, and are slated to continue for at least another month. Luckily, if you are proactive enough, you can make the best of this… Continue reading COVID-19 and Managing Your Triggers
Struggling to Stay Sober During Coronavirus? While there is never the perfect time – or easy time – to get sober, a global pandemic surely doesn’t help. During this time of increased uncertainty and stress while left to your own devices in self-quarantine, it can seem like sobriety is becoming more and more difficult to… Continue reading Struggling to Stay Sober During Coronavirus?
People often think of rehab and addiction recovery as a quick fix that will turn your life around. Even though there are some cases where people are able to make a successful and sudden “comeback” from a drug habit, many experience recovery very differently. They could have ups and downs for many years and continue… Continue reading Addiction Recovery Isn’t Always a Comeback Story
Recovery from addiction can be a lifelong journey and sobriety is not always guaranteed even after years of treatment and sobriety. The reality is that people can relapse even after they have been through treatment and lived sober for years, even decades. The risk for relapsing may drop significantly after five years of sobriety but… Continue reading Relapsing After Years of Sobriety
Pop singer and American Idol Judge, Demi Lovato’s recovery has always been open and vulnerable with the public about her struggles with addiction. The star has been in an out of recovery over the course of several years but recently she was rushed to the hospital for an apparent overdose. She was forced to cancel… Continue reading Demi Lovato’s Rocky Recovery Journey
When someone relapses back into habits of addiction, it negatively affects not only them but everyone around them. Family members and friends may feel disappointed, hurt, frustrated and concerned for their well-being. Seeing your loved one relapse can be devastating but the best thing you can do is provide them with support and compassion. One… Continue reading Seeing Your Loved One Relapse
Former child actor, Shia Labeouf has had a complicated relationship with alcohol that has plagued his adulthood and caused problems with his career and now his marriage. Labeouf married actress Mia Goth, but his new wife has already grown tired of his drinking habits and the drama he creates including his recent arrest in Georgia… Continue reading Shia Labeouf’s History With Substance Abuse
While most people associate the term “relapse” with addiction, it is a problem that can occur with many other types of illnesses. Unfortunately, people that have been through recovery for a mental illness can also experience a relapse in which their strongest symptoms return. As is the case with treating addiction there is no permanent… Continue reading Mental Health Relapses Happen