Tuesday July 22nd 2014

alcohol

Should sober living houses be covered by insurance? INTERVIEW with Opportunities Halfway House

June 24th, 2014

A review of the PROs and CONs of combining insurance with halfway house reimbursement. An article of interest to parents and regulating state/federal governments! More about sober living and insurance here.

How to create a gratitude list

June 22nd, 2014

Gratitude = positive attitude. How can you start to incorporate gratefulness every day? Learn how to make a gratitude list in 7 easy steps here.

Sober summer activities

June 21st, 2014

Some ideas for fun-in-the-sun activities..without the hangover!

Choosing an addiction treatment center: 13 principles + 5 questions

June 16th, 2014

There are thousands of addiction treatment centers in the U.S. alone. How do you know which is the right place for you? We help guide your process here.

Family dysfunction and addiction: 3 steps for better emotional health

June 13th, 2014

Addiction promotes family dysfunction. So how can you break out of roles you've adapted to survive? Maggie Harmon speaks from experience here.

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External enablers: It takes two!

June 7th, 2014

Enablers can help a loved one's addiction recovery. How can you turn negative enabling into positive help? More here.

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How do I help my addict son or daughter?

June 5th, 2014

From Dr. Howard Samuels, three (3) tips on how to cope financially and emotionally to addiction...especially when the addict is your own child.

Low bottom alcoholics (BOOK REVIEW)

June 4th, 2014

Alcohol addiction advice and stories from someone who's been there. If you're an alcoholic, or love an alcoholic, we present the reasons why you should check out The Autobiography of a Low-Bottom Alky here.

Alcohol detox timeline: How long to detox from alcohol?

May 31st, 2014

The regular course of a typical alcohol detox is about three (3) days, but alcohol detox can be prolonged for up to two (2) weeks after cessation of drinking. An alcohol detox timeline here.

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Men's addiction treatment: INTERVIEW with Fresh Start Ministries

May 28th, 2014

Men seeking addiction treatment can have low self esteem and difficulty with vulnerability. Great lessons, suggestions, and what can work for men in recovery for drug or alcohol addiction here!