The purpose of this blog is to help those who are exploring recovery: whether you are curious, already engaged, or our colleagues in the field.

It's a place for discussing the key issues of addiction treatment.

  • How Can I Prevent a Relapse?
    Wednesday, June 22nd, 2022

    How Can I Prevent a Relapse?

    The goal of going to treatment is to become sober and stay sober. Yet about half of those who seek addiction treatment will relapse within their first year after...
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  • How Do I Talk to Others About Addiction?
    Sunday, June 19th, 2022

    How Do I Talk to Others About Addiction?

    With all of the stigma surrounding addiction and recovery, talking to others about these sensitive topics can be very difficult. Who can you talk to who won’t judge you?...
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  • Learning to Live in Your Body Again
    Saturday, June 18th, 2022

    Learning to Live in Your Body Again

    Healing from addiction includes learning to live in your body again. The excessive or prolonged use of drugs or alcohol can cause you to become disconnected from your body....
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  • What Is EMDR and Can It Help Heal My Trauma?
    Thursday, June 16th, 2022

    What Is EMDR and Can It Help Heal My Trauma?

    Of the many different types of therapy for trauma, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) has become one of the most trusted forms. EMDR is an evidence-based treatment modality,...
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  • Moving From Shame to Empowerment
    Wednesday, June 15th, 2022

    Moving From Shame to Empowerment

    As a woman with addiction, how do you see yourself? How do you think the world sees you? For most women, shame would be a word that would be...
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  • What Is Trauma-Informed Care?
    Thursday, June 9th, 2022

    What Is Trauma-Informed Care?

    Experiencing trauma is an all-too-common occurrence in our society, especially for women. Whether it is being the victim of abuse or violence yourself or simply witnessing it, trauma can...
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