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Many people in recovery will attest to how helpful yoga has been for them. Yoga can help a person deal with underlying issues related to their substance use disorder, like anxiety and depression. It can also help them address symptoms of their substance use disorder, like cravings and triggers. Additionally, yoga provides a way of …

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Substance use disorders are complicated diseases that often involve psychological and physiological cravings for drugs and/or alcohol. Medication assisted treatment is one of the evidenced-based practices used to address substance use disorders and is especially helpful in addressing the cravings that can trigger people working towards recovery. Medication Assisted Treatment Defined Medication assisted treatment, or …

Eating healthy in early recovery can be a challenge. Living in active addiction can cause a person to lose sight of what a healthy, well-balanced diet looks like. If you are in early recovery, you may find yourself craving sugars, carbs, caffeine and other things that are not necessarily good for your body. In sober …

In active addiction, a person’s life revolves around getting, using, and feeling the effects of drugs and alcohol. Usually, there is not a profound sense of meaning in a person’s life and any excitement comes from the thrill of obtaining and using substances. People in active addiction often stop engaging in hobbies that once interested …

When considering living in a sober living facility, some people are reluctant to live by the rules they are expected to follow. As adults, these individuals may believe that they deserve independence or trust from the house manager.However, independence and trust are earned over time through compliance with rules. Rules are important because they set …