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Residential Treatment Centers for Addiction and Mental Health We are a blog dedicated to helping those suffering from addiction and mental health disorders. A big piece of that puzzle these days is residential treatment, sometimes called inpatient treatment. We thought we'd offer some information about the...

The Worst Drug Withdrawal Symptoms Many drugs and substances cause intense withdrawal symptoms. From headaches and nausea to psychotic symptoms and liver damage, the symptoms of withdrawal run a huge spectrum of unpleasant experiences. Each substance causes withdrawal symptoms in their own way, and we're going...

Essential Oils for Alcoholism and Addiction Essential oils have many uses. I was quite skeptical myself before finding some oils that helped me relax, sleep, and take breaks. I also found some that gave me energy and helped me focus. There are a few oils that...

What is Rehab Like? I remember the moment when I realized I needed to go to rehab. My life had been spiraling out of control for years and I knew that I needed help. At the time I was 18 years old and did not know...

Compassion is a bit of a buzz word, which is a good thing! The Dalai Lama famously said, "If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion." It's a powerful practice and quality to cultivate that can...

Shop Recovery Gifts Staying sober can be difficult. Our lives often need to change in many ways, and it's a scary process. From meditation teachers and therapists to psychiatrists and sober living directors, we asked nine professionals for their tips on staying sober. Dr. Reef Karim, Lumion...

Shop Recovery Gifts One of the most difficult pieces of recovery is building a support network. We get sober and are suddenly faced with a bunch of new feelings, experiences, and difficulties. If we’re active in a recovery group, we may have a sponsor or mentor....

Let's start by defining the term "co-occurring disorder". Simply, a co-occurring disorder is when someone has a mental health diagnosis along with a substance use disorder. Another term for the same thing is dual diagnosis. However, in recent years the language has shifted away from...

Shop Recovery Gifts Meditation has been one of the greatest tools in my own recovery. I discovered meditation years before getting sober, but really dove back into it with the 11th step. I eventually found that my meditation practice was the strongest tool for growth in...

Shop Recovery Gifts Whether you're in recovery or close to someone in recovery, you know that the past can be haunting. As addicts, we spend our time acting in ways that cause harm to ourselves and those around us. When we get sober, the past doesn't...