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Why You Should Live in Asheville after Sober Living

Asheville is a hub of excitement in Western North Carolina with its many cultural and natural attractions. One of the positive aspects of integrating into a community like Asheville after completing a sober living program is that it offers something for every taste. Whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast, enjoy meeting lots of people or are …

How to Pick a Career Path

At its root, addiction recovery is all about wellness. It’s a process by which an individual restores their physical and psychological well-being. While learning to manage addiction and prevent relapse is the primary focus of the recovery journey, it isn’t the only thing people in recovery have on their minds. Choosing a career or settling …

Kicking off Summer 2018 in Recovery: Things to Do in Asheville

People recovering from substance addiction must always be mindful of things that could trigger relapse. During and even long after addiction therapy, people may still feel vulnerable and may require support as they continue to make life changes. The addiction recovery process is intensive, but it doesn’t mean that individuals can’t have fun or enjoy …

Exercise, Stress and Sobriety

When substance abuse leads to addiction, your physical and mental health is immediately at risk.1 A large part of the recovery process is repairing the damage to your health and creating a routine that allows you stay healthy. One of the best ways to do this is to start an exercise program.2 Physical exercise has …

The Risks of Prescription Painkillers

The untimely death of Tom Petty in early 2018 once again brought widespread attention to the dangers of prescription painkillers. The Los Angeles County medical examiner revealed that the musician had died from an overdose of several different prescription painkillers.1 Petty’s family asked that the news of his accidental overdose be made public to serve …