Man hiking during his recovery process overcoming obstacles and creating resilience

Overcoming All Obstacles: Resilience in the Recovery Process

Recognizing drug or alcohol abuse or addiction in oneself, a family member or a friend can be more complicated than it seems, filled with obstacles and requiring a deep well of resilience to overcome.    An addiction is a chronic disease that impacts the brain’s motivation, reward and memory functions. Common signs of addiction include…

Can Addiction Treatment Lead You to Discover Your True Self?

You may find yourself answering embarrassing questions about your history with addiction, naming the drugs of choice or unhealthy means of survival. You feel open and raw, exposing the bones in your closet. Possibly wondering what to expect next, you have found yourself in an addiction treatment program.  Regardless of the stage in your recovery…