How to Handle Anxiety

How to Handle Anxiety

According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the United States, affecting 40 million adults aged 18 and older. Despite being highly treatable, only 36.9% of those suffering from this mental...
The Benefits of Mindfulness Meditation During Rehab

The Benefits of Mindfulness Meditation During Rehab

If you’ve glimpsed at a newsstand, browsed a bookstore, or read a wellness publication online in the past few years, you’ve no doubt heard of mindfulness meditation. Mindfulness meditation is a mental practice where you train your mind to focus on the “now.” It can be...
Nurturing Hope in Recovery

Nurturing Hope in Recovery

When Rosalind Tompkins was just four years clean and sober, she founded the nonprofit organization Mothers In Crisis, Inc., to provide networks of support for families to live productive, empowered, hope-filled lives. Thirty years later, April is officially the...
Top Myths (and Facts) About Rehab

Top Myths (and Facts) About Rehab

The first “sober houses” were set up as early as 1840, and since then, there’s been no shortage of myths and misconceptions about drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers. We’re here to set the record straight. Take a look at some of the most common myths about rehab,...
Start and End Your Day with Gratitude

Start and End Your Day with Gratitude

We might not be able to control what’s happening in our world, but we can control how we react to it. While this is an especially challenging task to someone in recovery, focusing on gratitude is a great form of self-care to keep one’s mindset positive and upbeat....