Learning how to communicate more effectively in recovery will play a large role in your new healthy life. In fact, acquiring new communication skills is now an integral part of substance use treatment. Treatment programs now regularly include group sessions to teach individuals in early recovery new ways to express themselves. But why are communication […]
It doesn’t seem like the kind of sentence we would struggle to say to our loved ones, but as we approach a largely religious holiday in April, it’s a subject that might come up in discussion. For many, the family has endured an incredibly tumultuous ride while we struggled with and ultimately sought recovery from […]
Knowing how painful and challenging life was before recovery and the challenges that our loved ones face in recovery, the question is how do we best support our loved ones in their recovery?
A substance use disorder has the incredible power to shape and change lives, it has the ability to change loved ones profoundly and can leave a path of destruction. There are some that experience these changes quickly, but for others, this may be a slow process that happens over many years. When your partner is […]