July 9, 2018

Spirituality: A Special Place In Addiction Recovery And Treatment

Spirituality: A Special Place In Addiction Recovery And Treatment When it comes to addiction, it is safe to assume that the road to sobriety can be tough and challenging. Not only is addiction an attack on the body and mind, but it is also an attack on the spirit. When an individual is addicted to a substance, that substance suddenly takes over. There is no such thing as self when addiction exists. When someone is addicted, the self is totally consumed with gratifying the addiction. This intense self-gratification is problematic, and the main reason addiction is such a complicated and difficult behavior to tackle. For all addictions, especially substance-abuse, the […]
July 4, 2018

Positive Psychology in an Addiction Recovery and Treatment Program

Positive Psychology in an Addiction Recovery and Treatment Program Positive Psychology is a comparatively new division of psychology. With substance abuse, there can be a lot of emotional pain and coexisting mental illness. The aim in positive psychology is to understand what makes someone happy. This put the emphasis on wellness instead of illness. Positive psychology is defined as the scientific study of our strengths. It focuses on what enables communities and people to succeed. The concept that people want to live meaningful lives where they enhance their experiences of love, work, and play is fundamental to positive psychology. Addiction Defined Addiction is defined as a compulsive behavior that is […]
June 25, 2018

Finding the Money For Addiction Recovery and Treatment Programs

Finding the Money For Addiction Recovery and Treatment Programs. Cash, Insurance, & Financing Options Explored When it comes to addiction recovery and treatment, the problem often lies not only with the addicts, but also with the costs associated with them getting the proper rehabilitation and assistance that they deserve. Understanding that all addicts have problems with substance abuse, which affects not only their health and overall quality of life, but the very nature of the addiction results in an inability to obtain normal financing or obtain proper insurance against the disease. Addictions always impact on the relationships with friends and families, with income possibilities from employment opportunities, and the addicts […]
June 19, 2018

Effects of Grudges on Addiction Recovery and Treatment.

Effects of Grudges on Addiction Recovery and Treatment. The Art of Letting Go Of Grudges If you are constantly bitter and resentful about the past you may be struggling to find happiness in the here and now. The act of holding a grudge, even when you have been wrongfully treated in the past, can be detrimental to your mental health and wellbeing. Healing from substance abuse often means that addicts need to let go of their grudges. If they don’t deal with the grudges, the bitterness can pull them back into an addiction without warning. Addiction and Resentment Those struggling with a substance abuse issue tend to have a lot […]
June 13, 2018

Exploring the Controversial Downsides of 12 Step Programs and Group Therapy

Exploring the Controversial Downsides of 12 Step Programs and Group Therapy Alcoholics Anonymous and all of the sister groups that this organization includes are a staple in the treatment of addiction. They have helped a lot of people, but they are also often presented as the only or the main viable alternative, emphasizing the benefits that it has. However, is it right for everyone? Are there any disadvantages to this model? Are you familiar with AA?  If not, here is a free report that gives you the basic information about this program and how it works. Very Informative. Click here to read the report. There are a lot of misconceptions […]
June 3, 2018

The Powerful 21/90 Rule in Addiction Recovery:

The Powerful 21/90 Rule in Addiction Recovery Turning Habits into a New and Healthy Lifestyle The road to a sober lifestyle is a long and rough one. Recovering from addiction brings about emotional, physical, and mental challenges that make the journey sometimes seem entirely impossible. It is essential to recognize that every challenge is a chance to grow and can be a powerful learning experience. Sobriety is all about self-discovery. It is also an opportunity to face the demons that led to your addiction problems. As you go through recovery, you will develop the strength and motivation to stay away from anything that might cause a relapse. There are many […]