21 09, 2018

“Those Who Do Not Learn from History are Doomed to Repeat It”

2018-10-01T02:23:52+00:00 September 21st, 2018|0 Comments

What does the title of this article mean to people in recovery from Substance Use Disorder? If someone has to a personal history of alcoholism, illicit drug addiction, or prescription medication misuse, can that history serve them as they move forward on their sober journey? The answer is unequivocally “YES”. In fact, not only [...]

6 09, 2018

I’ve Relapsed…Now What?

2018-09-05T04:02:27+00:00 September 6th, 2018|0 Comments

“A chat with the Grim Reaper should be enough to scare away any thought of relapse. Wish it were that easy, but not even days conversing with Death can disintegrate the claws of addiction.” ~ Ellen Hopkins, Traffick For anyone attempting to regain their sobriety, one of the most dangerous sayings thrown around is [...]

3 09, 2018

Obvious Behaviors of an Alcoholic Personality

2018-11-16T16:52:25+00:00 September 3rd, 2018|4 Comments

Obvious Behaviors of an Alcoholic Personality Alcoholic Drinking Behaviors That are Hard to Ignore It’s important to know the signs of alcoholism, especially if you have a loved one who has a problem. Alcoholism is a chronic disorder, which is marked by certain alcoholic behaviors along with specific genetic traits. For example, compulsive drinking [...]

27 11, 2017

How to Handle the Holidays Sober and Happy

2017-11-18T05:16:17+00:00 November 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Staying sober during the holidays isn’t always easy. Addicts with years of recovery can even struggle during these times. Holidays are considered times of joy and celebration. But some things can make these occasions difficult. The good news is that you can overcome this. In this post, you’ll discover a lot about sobriety during [...]

15 09, 2017

11 Factors of Relapse Prevention You’ll Learn in Rehab

2018-02-19T22:06:34+00:00 September 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Knowing the best means of relapse prevention is one of the greatest indicators of eventual recovery. And while it’s certainly possible to avoid addiction relapse on your own, doing so with the help of a rehabilitation center is proven to be far more effective. There are a wide variety of factors that affect relapsing [...]

24 06, 2017

Why You Have Drug Dreams Once You’re Sober

2017-06-08T05:43:57+00:00 June 24th, 2017|0 Comments

Why You Have Drug Dreams Once You’re Sober If you’re recovering from an addiction and have been sober for awhile, you may start to experience disturbing dreams. It’s a common occurrence to experience dreams so vivid, you wake up believing you just used drugs. This is usually terrifying if you’ve been struggling with recovery from addiction [...]

20 06, 2017

This Is What You Can Expect When Attending Outpatient Addiction Treatment in Bellevue, Washington

2017-06-24T00:31:07+00:00 June 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Step by step: What Attending Outpatient Addiction Treatment in Bellevue is Like If you think you or a loved one has a problem with addiction, you might be wondering what entering an outpatient rehabilitation in Washington state will be like. There are some things to consider that will help you figure out the right treatment for [...]

12 06, 2017

Universities in WA State That Help Students Out with Substance Abuse Struggles

2018-02-26T22:25:57+00:00 June 12th, 2017|0 Comments

To some degree, almost every university in Washington State supports students with substance abuse problems. Some universities have full services that include everything from courses about substance abuse to individual and group therapy. Other universities will have an online list of organizations they’re associated with that are readily available to assist students with drug and [...]