10 Benefits Getting Sober

10 Awesome Benefits of Getting Sober

Having a hard time imagining what your life will look like after getting sober? Explore 10 of the biggest benefits you’ve got to look forward to when you stop using: Getting sober is hard work. It’s a challenging process that requires dedication and willpower – and, for many, adapting to life without using is difficult….
13th Step in Addiction Recovery

The 13th Step – How to Protect Yourself in Addiction Recovery

What is ‘13th Stepping’ at Recovery Meetings? The 13th step is not an official part of any 12-Step programme, but it has been named as such due to its regular appearance in AA and other 12-Step groups. When a group member with over a year of sobriety hits on or makes advances towards a newly…
6 Best Apps for Mindfulness Meditation

The 6 Best Mindfulness Meditation Apps Reviewed

Meditation practice is like a muscle – it needs to be used regularly in order to get stronger.  We review 6 apps that can help you work some meditation into your daily routine, and start reaping the rewards of mindfulness in recovery. Although it has been practiced in Eastern cultures for thousands of years, it…
Cabin Sober House Residents Compete in 2016 Laguna Phuket Triathlon

From Addiction to Triathlon: The Cabin Sober House Residents Compete in the 2016 Laguna Phuket Triathlon

We sat down with three Cabin Sober House residents to talk about their participation in the 2016 Laguna Phuket Triathlon and what it meant to their addiction recovery.  The event was a culmination of hard work that pushed them to their limits, brought them together and surpassed their expectations. The Laguna Phuket Triathlon was held November…
Addiction Counsellors in Recovery

Should Addiction Counsellors Disclose Their Recovery?

Up to 57% of all addiction counsellors in recovery themselves – should they disclose their status? Some say counsellors should maintain professional boundaries; others say their recovery provides a model for patients. We take look at the facts. Sharelines It is not uncommon for those involved in a recovery programme to decide that upon completion…
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Gucci Mane is Sober and Wants Everybody Looking to Follow in his Footsteps

Gucci Mane is sober and ready to show the world that drugs and alcohol do not have to be part of the rap lifestyle. Fully focused and clean from drugs, Gucci’s new album may be just what he needs to kick-start his new life and career in sobriety, and encourage others to do the same….
meth psychosis

What is Meth Psychosis?

Meth-induced psychosis puts sufferers out of touch with reality and causes delusions, paranoia and aggressive behaviour.  Find out more about meth psychosis and how this frightening condition can be prevented. Speed, crank, chalk, ice — these are all street names for the drug methamphetamine, better known as meth. Meth is a powerful stimulant drug that…
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Drug Dreams in Addiction Recovery What You Need to Know

It is common for recovering addicts to have drug dreams and they can be incredibly stressful and create negative feelings and emotions. But can drug dreams also predict whether or not a person will be successful in addiction recovery? What do your drug dreams say about you? Whether you have been in addiction recovery for…
What is a ‘Sober House’

What is a ‘Sober House’ and What Are the Benefits of Living in One after Residential Rehab?

For many people who have just completed residential rehab, living in a sober house that offers a drug and alcohol-free, group living environment is the best way to transition back to normal life. In this article, we explain the benefits that a sober living programme offers. Ensuring that you attend an effective addiction treatment centre…
Benefits of Acupuncture

Benefits of Acupuncture in Addiction Recovery

After completing an effective addiction treatment programme, there are many ways acupuncture can bolster your long-term addiction recovery plan – as mounting research shows this ancient, low risk Chinese medical practice to have favourable effects on many of our body systems. Acupuncture is one of the most well-known and widely used alternative medicines, and the…