If a person in recovery finds something they want to sink their time into, it is important to support that hobby, and try to understand it. Here are a few tips for finding a hobby in recovery.
A support group needs to be supportive through the process and inviting to the person for the recovery to be effective.
There are therapeutic modalities that can help one communicate without actually having to talk. Music and art are helpful tools for communication.
It is important to get out into the “real world” and not get stuck in the recovery bubble. Tips for putting your skills to the test and getting out there!
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Wanting to help someone who is addicted to drugs, alcohol, or gambling is a natural feeling. There are many things that you can do to open up a dialogue and create a discourse with an addicted person. Through this connection, you can help encourage them to get help.
Compassion fatigue is something that many caretakers have to deal with every day, but there are ways to combat the fatigue as it comes up. Read this article for some great tips.
Getting married is a monumental part of someone’s life. It is a declaration to the world that someone will dedicate themselves to someone else for the rest of their lives, and is a celebration of the love and trust for years to come. However, addiction is something that can afflict anybody under a myriad of different circumstances.
The idea that breathing is something that one has to learn how to do seems odd at the outset. However, there is a proper way that breathing can be done when dealing with urges in addiction, or mental health issues such as anxiety attacks.
Much focus is put on the difficulties and trials of seeking help for addiction. While this is definitely true, it is also essential to focus on what life is like after one has gone through rehabilitation and has reintegrated into the daily life of the “normal society.” There will be a significant change when a person begins his or her treatment. Still, another major change will occur when coming out of treatment.