Life After Rehab: Challenges, Aftercare, and Coping Skills

Content Addiction Types Achieve Drug Addiction Recovery With Help From Reco Intensive What Are Some Lesser-Known Signs of Addiction? Common Challenges People Face in Early Recovery Ways to Get Rid of Brain Fog for a Stronger Recovery Things to Expect in Early Recovery What Are the Most Common Struggles in Early Recovery? This will also […]

Can You Get Sober Without AA?

Content The Multiple Pathways to Addiction and Recovery What Percentage Of Alcoholics Stay Sober? Inpatient Programs Spooky Sober Halloween Fun Secular Organization for Sobriety (SOS) Getting Sober Without AA—What Are Your Options? Find your treatment that works for you! The other day I came across this great article that spells out the very frustration I […]

What OTC Alcohol Withdrawal Medications Can Help Stop Drinking?

Content Eating a Healthy Diet Eases Alcohol Cravings Renewal Center for Ongoing Recovery How medication can help ways to curb your drinking Alcoholics Anonymous is a self-help group for people recovering from alcoholism. AA offers a sober peer group and is built around 12 steps as an effective model for achieving total abstinence. While there […]

‎Take a Break from Drinking: Boredom on Apple Podcasts

Content Mental Health Treatment Tip 4: Reach out to others Tips For Overcoming Boredom in Sobriety Top Benefits of Quitting Alcohol (Even Temporarily) Drinking Alone It’s important to fight long periods of boredom to keep yourself sane but you can also embrace the peace of boredom. Being bored means you’re not in trouble, you’re not in […]

Why Alcohol Use Can Cause Bruising

Content I’m a female cop – people think I’m too hot to be police & my uniform is fake Contact Marshfield Clinic Health System And, not for nothing, it really is true that alcohol can affect your motor skills, and even your memory. Mayo Clinic Press Cirrhosis Severe liver damage occurs with users that drink […]

The abstinence violation effect in bulimia nervosa

Content Also from SAGE Publishing III.D. Abstinence Violation Effect How Deeply Connected Do You Feel Toward Your Partner? 11.4.2 Cognitive Behavioral Models Problems With Abstinence From “Normal” Behaviors Therefore, abstinence has a long history of being an entrenched concept required for recovery. Those who developed the AA 12 step program genuinely believed that alcoholism was […]