What is P.A.W.S. Syndome? Have you ever heard of P.A.W.S.? If you haven’t, then you probably don’t know what it stands for. Well, it’s Post Acute Withdrawals Syndrome. This condition occurs after someone has stopped taking their medication, drinking alcohol, or stopping a drug they are physically dependent on. The symptoms include anxiety, depression, insomnia, […]
There are many misconceptions about addiction and recovery. But today, we’re going to debunk 7 addiction recovery myths that just aren’t true.
We’ve got answers to your questions about support systems: What are they? Do they help? How can you be an effective support system for someone in recovery?
You’ve heard of them before, but what are sober anniversaries? Why are they important? How do you choose one? And how do you celebrate them? Let’s discuss.
Stress is a common contributor to addiction, but there are many ways to manage stress without alcohol and drugs. And we’re going to tell you how…
Typically there are five stages to addiction recovery: pre-contemplation, contemplation, preparation, action, and maintenance. It’s a common myth in recovery that simply completing a 30 day program will be enough by itself for early sobriety. One of the main ways that you can stay steady with your recovery program is to consistently stay busy. Recovery […]
Fame comes with a high level of stress, and many celebrities have turned to alcohol and drugs to deal with the lifestyle. It is not uncommon to hear that a star has checked into rehab. Most recently, Wendy Williams, the talk show host checked into a sober house. Her struggle with addiction is an open […]
Overcoming addictions is not easy, and it takes deliberate action on the part of the patient to make it out of habits. Most addictions are attached to experiences that the individual has including friends, the environment and activities the person is involved in during the process. Providing sustainable solutions that can replace the skills of […]
Be Ready for the Journey The pathway to recovery from addiction is a difficult journey. The key to Women’s Recovery is preparing for that journey ahead of time and being ready for the obstacles along the way. This encompasses everything from the small things like being away of how recovery will change your diet to […]
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu as a Therapy Looking at martial arts, those who have experience in the area of martial arts know that there are basically two different forms of martial arts, at least in combative. There is striking and there is grappling. Striking is the more commonly known position, we meet force with force. Striking is […]