The Myth of the Functioning Addict

Drug and alcohol addiction are serious disorders that affect almost 21 million Americans. Each year, tens of thousands of people die as a result of their addiction, either by overdose, suicide, driving under the influence, or other health complications. Unfortunately, a large majority of individuals who suffer from addiction never get professional treatment.  Addiction Affects […]

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Heal Your Mind by Healing Your Body

When you’re suffering from a mental health or substance abuse disorder, a comprehensive treatment program is essential, which can include a health and nutrition program. However, so many treatment programs rely on conventional clinical therapies alone to treat substance abuse and addiction. Although talk therapy and medication are important and can be extremely effective, modern-day […]

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How Music Can Help Your Sobriety Journey

Life has rhythm, drama, and soul. In short: we are all musical, and our individual pulses build to a crescendo of shared harmony and health.  Wellness is not a “one-size-fits-all” experience. The ways in which you embrace your sober life will look and feel much different than your neighbor’s journey. It is important to consider […]

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Nutrition and Food Quality in Inpatient Treatment

It’s often been said that food can make or break an experience, and that’s absolutely true of treatment. There’s an idea that food in medical facilities is guaranteed to be terrible, and while that is unfortunately often true, it isn’t always. When clients are detoxing and beginning the process of healing their bodies and minds […]

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COVID-19, Unemployment & The Link to Addiction

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the world and created chaos. Not only is this deadly virus extremely contagious, but it’s also caused unprecedented closures, resulting in record unemployment rates. The United States unemployment rate was reported at 4.4% in March 2020. More than 30 million people have filed for unemployment benefits in the United States […]

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