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Young People and Alcoholics Anonymous

For many people, moving out of a residential or inpatient treatment facility for substance use can be a daunting task. Structured sober living homes can help because they provide individuals an opportunity to practice the recovery skills they have learned in a real world setting, while still having the support of staff and peers who …

My Best Friend Is Addicted What Do I Do

Klonopin is the brand name for clonazepam, a sedative that is commonly prescribed to control the symptoms of acute anxiety and panic attacks. This drug is categorized as a benzodiazepine and is often prescribed for its quick efficacy. With misuse, however, benzodiazepines become rapidly addictive. Awareness of the signs of sedative dependence and withdrawal can …

What is it Like in Asheville

A common feeling among those in recovery is that they never knew being sober could change their lives in so many ways.  Addicts and alcoholics believe getting sober is done in order just to appease everyone else in their lives – friends, families, coworkers, etc. Not once do they look at it as a way …

A common contributor to mental illnesses like anxiety, depression, and low self-esteem is feeling stuck.Individuals may feel trapped by their current job or relationship. This feelings can contribute to or even cause mental health issues. Things like anxiety, depression, and low self-esteem arise because the individual is unhappy in their current situation and does not …

When you’ve been engaged in therapy but don’t feel like you’re making progress, it can be very frustrating.If this feeling has occurred for you, approach your therapist and let them know you’d like to collaborate to problem solve. Both you and your therapist can begin to look for barriers that are getting in the way …