Signs of Internet Addiction

With smartphones becoming a near-staple in society – nearly 77 percent of Americans have one – it’s no surprise that more and more individuals are struggling with Internet addiction. Also called technology

What You Might Feel as Your Brain Recovers From Addiction 

During the early stages of recovery, after acute withdrawal ceases, your brain needs time to adjust to life without drugs or alcohol. It’s a big adjustment and a bumpy road

October 5 is National Depression Screening Day

Did you know that depression is the leading cause of disability in the U.S. for people between ages 15 and 44? In fact, major depressive disorder affects more than 15 million American

5 Tips for a Healthy Fall

Autumn is the perfect time of year to focus on better sleep, vitamin-rich foods, exercise, goal setting and more. In fact, if you take the time to take advantage of all

Positive Routines for Recovery

We don’t have to tell you that recovery comes with its fair share of changes and challenges to your life. Especially during the early stages, you may feel overwhelmed and

Ethical Marketing and the Business of Addiction Treatment from an Owners Perspective

This morning I read an article in the New York Times  on digital advertising tactics employed by addiction treatment facilities. This article prompted me to write this blog post to

How Does Meditation Support Long-Term Recovery?

Meditation is becoming a core component at more and more rehabs, with many folks in recovery touting its role in getting and staying sober. In fact, practicing meditation daily has

How Drug Addiction Harms Your Oral Health 

Tooth decay, jaw clenching, gum disease – an addiction to drugs can be devastating to your dental health. One study showed that those with substance use disorders are less likely

Scary Stats on Opioid Abuse

The opioid epidemic has been called the worst drug crisis in American history – with numbers likely rising as you read this. Prescription opioids and heroin kill more people than

How Deep Breathing Can Help Your Recovery

It’s something we do every day and about a half a billion times over the course of our lifetimes – and yet, you likely take it for granted. That’s right: breathing. A