Blog Posts - Drug Rehab



Find the Right Environment to Support Your Recovery

It’s necessary to have a supportive environment for weeks, months, even years, after getting sober. An environment can have a great influence on our thoughts, mood, feelings, and behavior. Although some might argue that the atmosphere of a plac...
by Recovery Advocates on Aug 1, 2016

Mending Family Relationships After Addiction

If you’ve been sober for a few weeks or months, perhaps you’re ready to make amends with family members. There may have been experiences in the past, perhaps as a result of the addiction, that seemed irreparable at the time. But time can...
by Recovery Advocates on Jul 18, 2016

Stay Occupied This Summer to Stay Sober

  Having too much free time can be a recovering addict’s enemy. Being bored might bring on cravings and if you’re not careful it can result in a relapse. In order to avoid relapse, fill up your free time with healthy activities that...
by Recovery Advocates on Jun 28, 2016

Three Lifestyle Changes to Help Your Recovery

While going through recovery, you’ll want to make some lifestyle changes to help achieve and maintain sobriety. These changes are not things that happen over night; they take hard work and dedication. However, when you commit to making certain...
by Recovery Advocates on Jun 24, 2016

Create Your Chosen Set of Recovery Tools

  When you’re in recovery, whether it’s from addiction or mental illness or a physical disease, you’ll need a set of recovery tools to help you get through the rough moments. And not every tool works for everyone in every situa...
by Recovery Advocates on Jun 24, 2016

Research Finds that Those Who are 65 Years and Older Binge Drink

When you think of binge drinking you might think of those between the ages of 18 and 24 participating in this kind of behavior. And it is certainly true that young adults make up the largest percentage of the population who binge drink. However, acco...
by Recovery Advocates on Jun 17, 2016

Admitting Powerlessness Doesn’t Mean You’re a Bad Person

Nobody likes to admit they are wrong. And nobody likes to admit that they have a problem with alcohol and drugs. However, an addiction exists when a person simply cannot stop using drugs or drinking. This has nothing to do with being right or wrong o...
by Recovery Advocates on Apr 22, 2016

Recovery Should Heal the Whole Person

Historically, recovery was pretty simple: put a person through detox and keep them sober. Period. Sometimes it worked, but most often sobriety didn’t last. Instead, there was relapse after relapse and that person might have never truly recovere...
by Recovery Advocates on Mar 30, 2016

How to Support Your Loved One from Addiction to Recovery

If you have someone in your life that you care about and if that person is addicted to drugs or alcohol, you may be feeling great frustration, despair, and even anger. You may want to support them but perhaps don’t know how. You might be angry...
by Recovery Advocates on Mar 28, 2016

Why Communication with Others Is Necessary in Recovery

Some recovery addicts might notice that their ability to communicate isn’t as strong as it could be. Perhaps they don’t communicate with others when they need something, which is common in codependent relationships. They may feel uncomfor...
by Recovery Advocates on Mar 14, 2016

Stay Sober After Drug Rehab With These Tips

Recovery is a journey and it doesn’t end after leaving a drug rehab center. Unfortunately, it is not uncommon to experience a relapse but there are many strategies you can use to prevent relapse and stay sober. Here are a few things that you c...
by Recovery Advocates on Mar 9, 2016

How to Respond to Online Complaints and Poor Reviews

How to Respond to Online Complaints and Poor Reviews It's very common to see complaints and poor reviews for drug rehabs, residential treatment centers & sober living homes, so what do you do if you receive one?   Anyone familiar with th...
by ATRI on Feb 24, 2016

How to Respond to Online Complaints and Poor Reviews

How to Respond to Online Complaints and Poor Reviews It's very common to see complaints and poor reviews for drug rehabs, residential treatment centers & sober living homes, so what do you do if you receive one?   Anyone familiar with th...
by ATRI on Feb 24, 2016

Seven Healthy Coping Tools To Use When You’re Anxious

One of the most common reasons why people turn to drugs and alcohol is because they struggle emotionally, psychologically, or physically. They might have intense emotions, high anxiety, or physical pain. To ease their struggle, they turn to a substan...
by Recovery Advocates on Feb 19, 2016

The Many Health Benefits That Pets Offers

Everyone loves having a furry friend around because of their immense cuteness but doctors confirm that pets also offer many benefits for your health. “Studies have shown that the bond between people and their pets can increase fitness, lower st...
by Recovery Advocates on Feb 18, 2016

Building a Strong Support Network Is Crucial to Sobriety

More and more research reveals the benefits of having a community of people around you. This is particularly true when you are attempting to get sober. For instance, a 12-step community can be a shield against the temptation of return to friends who...
by Recovery Advocates on Jun 5, 2015

5 Essential Elements To Beat Addiction

In the book “Believable Hope” Michael Cartwright discusses what he believes are the five essential elements needed to beat an addiction. 1. Believe and hope – In order to achieve something, you must first believe that it is possibl...
by Recovery Advocates on May 29, 2015

Grants For Drug Rehabilitation Programs

Grants for drug rehabilitation programs is a huge part in making affordable or even free rehabilitation programs and rehabilitation centers. As you know, drug addiction is one of the most troublesome things to deal with. You may hope that there’...
by Start Grants on May 8, 2015

How To Get Grants For Drug Rehab

Grants For Drug Rehab – Federal government provides various grants for its residents to build better life. These grants are provided for some people who experience certain condition. It is including people who experience drug abused case. These...
by Start Grants on Apr 27, 2015

Alarming Amount of Binge Drinking Among Women

Women have come a long way in society and today we see more and more women becoming successful in prestigious job positions but these types of positions, along with daily life, also bring on a lot of stress. Studies show that binge drinking among wom...
by Recovery Advocates on Mar 13, 2015


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