Tag Archives: recovery

  • Quality of Life in Recovery
    Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019

    Quality of Life in Recovery

    Without question the primary goal of treatment for substance use disorders is abstinence. However, there are more factors than that when determining the quality of life and truly defining...
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  • To End Stigma, End Labels.  All of Them.
    Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

    To End Stigma, End Labels. All of Them.

    Many people in the addiction treatment and prevention field as well as countless other professionals and recovery advocates often talk about ending the stigma of addiction. The basic concept...
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  • Resiliency and Recovery
    Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018

    Resiliency and Recovery

    There is a new book out by NY Times bestselling author Rick Hanson, Ph.D. called Resilient: How to grow and unshakable core of calm, strength, and happiness. Hanson’s previous...
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  • MBSR and Addiction Treatment
    Monday, May 7th, 2018

    MBSR and Addiction Treatment

    The Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program was developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn through the Stress Reduction Clinic at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He studied Eastern philosophy and...
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  • Losing the “Addict” Behavior
    Friday, May 4th, 2018

    Losing the “Addict” Behavior

    Many of us have heard the term “dry drunk” before, which basically means that someone may be sober, but little else has changed in the person’s behavior. Although we...
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  • Mindful Meditation and Science
    Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

    Mindful Meditation and Science

    Sometimes there are people who are quick to dismiss meditative practices as being little more than mildly therapeutic, however, long-term practitioners personally experience much more than that. Thankfully, there...
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