The Battle for Sobriety – Healthy Ways to Avoid a Relapse

The Battle for Sobriety – Healthy Ways to Avoid a Relapse

As we know, the recovery process from addiction takes a lot of time and effort. In fact, many may argue that the recovery process never ends, and it is a continual battle for sobriety. It takes a lot to stay sober and distract yourself from regressing back to old...

Monitoring Your Child’s Phone

By Debbi Taylor One of the most important roles you take as a parent is keeping your child safe. In this day and age technology is one of the leading causes of trouble for teens. If you suspect your child is addicted to a smartphone it is your responsibility to take...
Drug Treatment Virginia and Relapse Warning Signs

Drug Treatment Virginia and Relapse Warning Signs

Warning signs of relapse are crucial factors to learn while in treatment and if you learn them you will prevent another trip back to a treatment center.  It is often recommended that once an individual leaves treatment he or she should do certain things to stay clean....
Friendship as a Motivator in Recovery

Friendship as a Motivator in Recovery

In recovery people often talk about sponsorship.  This is someone who will guide you through your sobriety and the Twelve Steps to remain clean and sober.  But, there is another aspect of recovery that is just as important; making friends.  For anyone in recovery,...
Virginia Rehab Centers and a Sister’s Story of Hope

Virginia Rehab Centers and a Sister’s Story of Hope

By:  Debbi T. Hope.  That is what I want to share with you today.  I have been where you are.  I am the sibling of an addict.  It first started as an alcohol addiction and then it escalated to painkillers, marijuana and eventually heroin.  But today, I am thankful to...