Should You Give Up on a Family Member Who Keeps Relapsing?

Loving someone who is addicted to drugs or alcohol is hard — in fact, it may be the hardest thing you ever deal with. It can be heart-wrenching to watch a person you love continue to harm themselves and others through a continuing addiction, so the day they enter rehab may seem like the happiest […]

A Guide for Adults Returning to School After Recovery

By The decision to return to school is a daunting one. If substance abuse or other health issues have interrupted your education, you’ll often face unique barriers to going back to school. You may be thinking, “How can I possibly get a degree while raising a family, working full-time and continuing my recovery? And […]

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 of 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 […]