Written By Harris House

Category: Addiction, Blog, Recovery

Ann Landers is quoted as saying: “The trouble with talking too fast is you may say something you haven’t thought of yet.” When you are talking to a person who is in a drug and alcohol rehab treatment program, it is easy to do just that. Why Talking to a Person in Addiction Rehab Is Tricky…

Written By Harris House

Category: Addiction, Blog, Recovery, Relapse

If addiction recovery is a road that leads to wellness, then relapse is an exit that can steer you off course and land you back where you started. When you are suffering from addiction to alcohol or drugs, relapse is an ever-present possibility. What can you do to stay on the road to recovery and…

No one decides to become an addict. While it is true that a person may decide to engage in substance abuse, it is when that initial choice is followed by addictive consequences that true addiction occurs. Thus, addiction is a disease with both physical and psychological components.   Defining Addiction The American Society of Addiction…

Written By Harris House

Category: Blog, Recovery

Growing Gratitude in Addiction Recovery

Gratitude. It’s not something that happens overnight, especially for someone who has struggled with difficult life circumstances. But day by day, one decision at a time, it can grow like a rare and delicate flower. And like a flower, gratitude needs protection against assailants that would cause it to wither away. In a garden, those…

Written By Harris House

Category: Addiction, Blog, Recovery

Hope is, indeed, alive. You must never give up! That’s the fundamental truth that we at Harris House want you to know. We understand that there are times when it seems like there’s a tether; something that binds you to addiction no matter what you do. But that tie can be undone and unwound for…

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