Even Opioid Users Experiences High Rates of Recovery in Inpatient Rehab

A study published recently in the Journal of Social Work in Public Health showed that even opioid users, who come to rehab with even greater challenges than users of many other substances, fare well and maintain recovery after treatment. The research, by Foundations Recovery Network clinician Siobhan A. Morse and others, found “More similarities than […]

What is Sobriety?

Most of us think of sobriety and we think the dictionary definition, the act of not drinking. While this definition is often enough for persons who are not in recovery, it is nowhere close to spanning the depth and scope of the word and its meaning to those in recovery. As a recovering alcoholic or […]

Stress Management with Meditation and Acupuncture

Stress in relation to addictions is a given in our modern day lives, stress management skills are critically important during early recovery as well as ongoing sobriety. Learning how to manage day to day stress is one of the most powerful steps you can make towards developing optimal health. Beyond a doubt, stress overload is […]

What Is the ‘Recovery Movement’ and Why Should Addicts Care?

Something had to change. For many years, alcoholics and drug addicts felt unable to ask for help for their illnesses. Going to rehab was seen as a badge of shame – mainly because society was not prepared to acknowledge addiction as a medical disorder and not a mental failing. Not only was the public and […]

How to Be the Only Sober One in the Room

It’s often said that the real work involved in recovery doesn’t begin until after rehab. There are numerous reasons why recovery is hardest after returning home. But perhaps the most obvious reason is because this is when you have to figure out how to live as this new, sober person. You must put to use […]