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

How Indoor Rock Climbing Does Your Recovery Good

Indoor rock climbing is becoming a part of the experiential therapies offered at many addiction treatment centers. This is because many of the lessons learned while scaling the wall can

Ideas for Sober Summer Fun

Summer fun takes on a whole new meaning for those in recovery. This is because extra daylight, long weekends, sunny vacations and backyard barbecues can pose extra challenges. For example, extra

Dangers of Doing an Alcohol Detox Alone

Alcohol withdrawal syndrome and the importance of supervised detox has always been a much talked about topic in the addiction community – and, now, the recent death of “True Blood” actor Nelsan Ellis,

Why Self-Care Matters for Recovery

Self-care may sound selfish, but it’s actually an essential part of recovery. Taking time to practice self-care can mean taking time to heal physically and mentally. By doing this, you’re

Recovery Activities to Feel Better About You

Working on your self-esteem is an important part of your journey toward sustained recovery. After all, the better you feel about you, the more likely you’ll be motivated to stick with