Why Your Counselor Deserves More Respect in Rehab (and How to Listen Better)

Why Your Counselor Deserves More Respect in Rehab (and How to Listen Better)

 Substance abuse counselors provide a necessary support system for individuals recovering from eating disorders, drug and alcohol issues, gambling addictions, and other behavioral issues. By forming a relationship built on trust with their patients, counselors provide the support, resources, and judgement-free guidance that patients can utilize on their road to addiction recovery. Counselors in this…

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Try These Three Quick Tips to Get More Zzz’s in Recovery

Try These Three Quick Tips to Get More Zzz’s in Recovery

Everybody seems to be going on less sleep these days, especially people in recovery. Insomnia is not a friend to many who enter recovery. Sleep deprivation can have serious ramifications on how a person thinks, feels, and acts. Low mood, impulsivity, and increased likelihood of relapse are all possible issues that may come as a…

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Why Self-Care is So Important for the Healing Journey

Why Self-Care is So Important for the Healing Journey

Learning how to live in recovery is something everyone has to discover on their own. Even when they feel like they might have it figured out, the work of recovery has so much more to offer. Self-care is part of the crucial journey. Self-awareness is important when assessing how to best take care of yourself…

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How to Embrace Healthy Eating Straight After Rehab 

How to Embrace Healthy Eating Straight After Rehab 

Eating healthy is not just a matter of comfort or desire. It is actually better for you in recovery if you can fill your body with nutritious food because it has been deficient of vital nutrients after so many years trapped in addiction. Oftentimes, people don’t realize in recovery how much their bodies needed good…

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