Recovery is a process of change, through which individuals improve their health & wellbeing. One can "recover" from so many situations, it's about changing unhealthy lifestyles, thought patterns or habits to live a simpler, happier, more for filled life.
Here, we outline the most effective strategies for preventing #relapse into #drug, #alcohol or behavioral addictions. Relapse is a “normal” (although undesirable) possibility on the road to #addictionrecovery. When you choose to view a relapse as a mistake and a learning opportunity rather than viewing it as a total failure...then your chances for success increase greatly. “a” is for addiction | Addiction Blog
It is estimated that about 17.5 million Americans over the age of 18 (or 8% of the adult population) had a serious mental health disorder in the past year. Of these, about 4 million people also struggled with a co-occurring drug or alcohol dependency. Let's help BREAK the stigma around addiction and mental health. #MentalHealthMonth #NoMoreShame
When someone seeks treatment for addiction, they usually undergo a wide range of therapies to help them get their life back on track. But what about their family? Drugs and alcohol can have just as great an impact on the family of an addict as they do on the addict themselves. This makes #family #therapy an important part of any recovery process. “a” is for addiction | Addiction Blog
Alcoholics Anonymous® is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for AA membership...
Long term effects of alcohol on the body. People who regularly drink too much alcohol are putting their health at risk. Some of the harmful effects may not be apparent immediately and stay hidden until years later. Here is a list of possible alcohol effects on the body as a side-effect of long-term drinking: