a man meditates as he practices daily relapse prevention techniques

5 Daily Relapse Prevention Techniques

Gaining control of a substance use disorder represents a tremendous step in the recovery process. It takes time and constant practice of relapse prevention techniques to keep your addictive behaviors under control. Relapse is a common occurrence among recovering addicts and is a normal part of recovery. Sticking to a daily relapse prevention plan can…

a man celebrates a sober halloween and practices relapse prevention skills as he carves pumpkins with his son

How To Have a Sober Halloween

Halloween is a holiday many find enjoyable. Celebrations take place, and costumed participants show off their creativity. If you are used to spending Halloween partaking in the consumption of alcohol, however, and you are now on the road to recovery from alcohol use, remaining sober becomes tricky. There are ways to enjoy Halloween without alcohol…

a man discusses co-occurring disorders and dual diagnosis treatment with a therapist

5 Signs You Have Co-Occurring Disorders

As if having one disorder is not hard enough, having several makes it even more difficult. There are some signs that indicate you are suffering from co-occurring disorders. If you recognize these signs, you have the opportunity to obtain dual diagnosis treatment to stop addictive behavior effectively. If you think that it’s time to seek…