At Black Bear Lodge, our goal is to motivate and enlighten you on your journey to recovery. Since recovery is a lifelong venture, we want to reaffirm you with encouragement to both start and continue on that path. Here we have provided some inspiring essays and videos contributed to us by renowned poet-philosopher Noah benShea. […]

Black Bear Rebirth

Every story has a beginning. The triumph of every story is still being written. What we see in life often reflects what we choose to see. And while it is easy to see the beauty surrounding Black Bear Lodge, it is also easy to be blinded by the beauty and miss this message in the […]

Black Bear Spirit Guide

Every story has a beginning. The triumph of your story is still being written. In each of our lives, there are moments when we feel alone, hurt or lost. If the burdens and isolation of addiction meet you for your morning coffee, follow you throughout the day or tuck you in at night, now is the […]

What Is the Long-Term Recovery Process?

In 2010, 1.6 million people entered treatment programs due to alcohol abuse, and 1.5 million people entered specialty treatment programs due to drug use, according to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health. The moment at which someone chooses to enroll in treatment is a profound one, as it signals a specific point in […]

Health and Wellness in Addiction Recovery

Recovering from addiction isn’t just a matter of getting sober or staying clean. It’s an ongoing process that involves healing on all levels: physical, emotional, and spiritual. Evidence-based addiction treatment programs offer resources that address all of these aspects of your health, so that you can regain your energy, vitality, and hope for the future. Why Is […]