Categoria: Sober living

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Essentials for Practicing Gratitude in Recovery

But gratitude can help you reconnect with them and express your appreciation for their presence and help. That’s why gratitude is so important for people recovering from addiction, especially in early recovery. For individuals or their loved ones grappling with addiction, the struggle to escape the cycle of substance abuse and addiction can be incredibly...

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Google Groups ditches links to Usenet, the OG social network

Still, if you’re feeling overwhelmed or unsure, consider talking with a trusted doctor or mental health professional who specializes in addiction. A large component of support groups is spending time talking with other people who are in the same situation as you. This “peer support” time together has been shown to be incredibly beneficial and...

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Meth Addiction Signs, Symptoms, Treatment & Recovery

A combination of medications and therapeutic measures should be employed by highly trained medical, mental health, and addiction treatment professionals. When someone is taking meth, they are alert and energized, and can stay awake for long periods of time. When meth wears off, however, a significant “crash” generally occurs, leaving individuals feeling fatigued, lethargic, hungry,...

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Blood thinners and alcohol: can they be used together?

However, if you drink a lot in a short period (i.e. bring drinking), you can exacerbate the effects of Elquis and increase the risk of bleeding. If you take Warfarin and drink alcohol, your blood can’t clot properly and you can experience major bleeding. For this reason, it’s advised that you limit your alcohol intake to one or...

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How Much Does It Cost to Go to Rehab?

Addiction treatment programs can be an important investment in your health and well-being. If you or a loved one has been affected by drug or alcohol misuse, help is available. You may be wondering, ‘how can I find addiction counseling or rehab near me? Depending on your plan, it may be more affordable to get...

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Three Common Myths About Alcoholism

Based on ethnographic evidence from 56 of these societies, Horton hypothesized that a major function of alcohol use was to reduce various types of anxiety. It is important to note that not all social drinking is problematic or indicative of cultural alcoholism. However, signs of social drinking may include drinking to cope with stress, repeatedly...