Trauma Informed Care

Trauma Informed Care

Trauma Informed Care A lot of addiction treatment programs claim they provide trauma informed care practices. Mostly because studies show that up to 59% of young adults who receive treatment for substance use disorders (SUD) have experienced some form of trauma. Since...
Mindfulness And Recovery

Mindfulness And Recovery

Mindfulness In Your Recovery The concept of mindfulness has many meanings, both in and outside of the recovery community. But simply put, it’s a mental state of being aware of the present moment while acknowledging thoughts, body sensations and emotions. For some time...
Grief And Substance Use

Grief And Substance Use

Grief And Substance Use Most of us at one time or another have experienced grief. This emotion is encompassed by a profound sense of loss and sadness and can be incredibly difficult to process in safe ways. If we don’t already have good coping mechanisms in place,...
Family Systems and Addiction

Family Systems and Addiction

How Do Family Dynamics Affect Addiction? Recovery professionals have long acknowledged a correlation between family dynamics and addiction. Substance use affects both the individual in need of recovery and the family members affected by their addiction. Addiction will...