Sober Christmas Party

A Sober Guide to Christmas Parties

Learn what it takes for recovering alcoholics and their loved ones to navigate the Christmas season and all the parties and festivities while sober.
Ben Affleck’s Return to Rehab: What this Says About Addiction

What Ben Affleck’s Return to Rehab Says About Addiction

Ben Affleck recently checked in for rehab to deal with his alcohol addiction. This makes it his third shot at rehab since 2001. While some may see this as weakness, what it really shows is how reaching out for help is a vital component along the journey of recovery. Sharelines Ben Affleck, award winning American…
The 10 Most Common Addiction Relapse Triggers

The 10 Most Common Addiction Relapse Triggers

Some people believe that addiction relapse is inevitable – but that is absolutely not true. Being aware of these relapse triggers is your first step towards long-term addiction recovery. One of most effective techniques for preventing relapse is to identify your personal relapse triggers and make a detailed plan on how you will manage them….
How to Come Back After a Relapse

How to Come Back After a Relapse

You’ve relapsed. Okay, you must accept that it happened, regain yourself, and get back on the path to a sober recovery. In reality, many addicts in recovery relapse at least one time; many have done so 2, 3, or 4 times before they stay on the right track for good. One of the biggest challenges…
Eating the right foods to help prevent a relapse part 1

Eating the Right Foods to Help Prevent a Relapse Part 1

Eating Right Can Help Depression Many addicts suffer from depression and other emotional disorders. For some addicts these emotions are part of the reason why they began using drugs or drinking alcohol in the first place. Eating the right foods can help to improve or even eliminate depression and other negative emotions. Eating right can…
Eating the right foods to help prevent a relapse

Eating the Right Foods to Help Prevent a Relapse Part 2

Drug or alcohol addiction causes harm to the user’s physical and psychological health. Part of this harm done is a result of unhealthy eating habits and a deprivation of essential nutrients and vitamins. Rehabs around the world are teaching recovering addicts about healthy behaviors and how to eat right. Learning how to eat right not…