The Importance of Nutrition in Addiction Recovery

When we think of addiction recovery, we typically think of abstinence—stopping drinking or abusing drugs, going through withdrawal, and getting sober. But what we often don’t realize is that in addition to abstaining from addictive substances, quality treatment programs also help us add valuable new processes and steps into our…

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Why Group Recovery Works

Often acknowledging that it’s time to seek treatment for addiction can feel shameful and isolating. When you’ve admitted to yourself and your loved ones that you have a problem, it’s not uncommon to have a low sense of your self-worth and to feel that no one could possibly understand the…

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The Power of 12-Step Recovery

One of the most crippling aspects of addiction is the feeling of isolation from family, friends, and colleagues that addictive behaviors can trigger. Because substance abuse can easily overwhelm your life, your social connections are often the first aspect of your life to become frayed. You may push away concerned…

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