Written By Harris House

Category: Blog, Recovery, Recovery

Group of workers with reflective vests and hard hat entering a construction site.

Did you know that statistically some industries are associated with higher rates of drug abuse and addiction? In fact, while the overall rate of substance use disorder was 9.5 percent among full-time workers aged 18 to 64 across all sectors, this number spikes much higher in certain industries. Which industries those are may surprise you….

Written By Harris House

Category: Addiction, Recovery

Life isn’t pass or fail. Rather, it’s a series of chances to learn from the past in order to embrace a brighter future. For many addicts, however, letting go of past mistakes and moving on is easier said than done. Unfortunately, this can be an impediment to living well after recovery. Luckily, there are some…

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Category: Recovery, Sobriety

This blog often discusses the importance of stable, drug-free environments for people following substance abuse treatment; however, not all recovering addicts will find this waiting for them back at home. Enter sober living homes. For many people, these drug- and alcohol-free living spaces offer the support they need to stay on track while transitioning back…

The benefits of mindfulness meditation are becoming increasingly well known. Proposes the UCLA Center for East-West Medicine: “Now used in multiple clinical interventions and cognitive therapy programs, mindfulness meditation may be able to reduce stress and depression, treat binge eating and other eating disorders, and contribute to greater cell longevity. Whether practiced daily or intermittently, mindfulness…

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Category: Addiction, Psychological, Recovery

Recovery is a process that endures long after a residential or outpatient addiction treatment program comes to an end. One constant along every step of the way for recovering addicts should be the love and support of family members and friends. Read on for a closer look at how a strong support system bolsters sobriety…

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Category: Addiction, Recovery

Life is a series of chances to learn from the past in order to embrace a brighter future. For many addicts, however, letting go of past mistakes and reclaiming life through recovery can be easier said than done. Unfortunately, this can be an impediment to living well after recovery. Luckily, there are some things you can do…

Written By Harris House

Category: Addiction, Recovery

While acknowledging that you have a substance abuse problem and deciding to seek help for addiction recovery is a huge step, it’s just one small part of the process. Unfortunately, many substance-addicted people encounter unexpected challenges when it comes to transitioning this decision from the theoretical to the practical—especially given the commitments of daily life….

Written By Harris House

Category: Blog, Psychological, Recovery

trust addiction recovery

For many people struggling with addiction, vulnerability is the first step on the journey to recovery, but it can’t exist without something else: trust. And the truth is, that as the flip side of vulnerability, trust may be even harder for people battling addiction–not to mention the people who love them. Here’s a closer look…

Life doesn’t just happen. Rather, everything that happens does so because of the choices we make. The takeaway? We must exercise extreme caution because these choices often leave us with unintended consequences that shape the rest of our lives. In matters of substance abuse, however, the line between choice and compulsion becomes blurred when what…

Written By Harris House

Category: Addiction, Blog, Recovery

Road to recovery

You might not think that Demi Lovato is much of an authority on the issue of addiction recovery. However, she candidly admits that she has “been there, done that,” and she has said and done many things to encourage others to keep their eyes on the goal of the journey, not the bumps and turns…

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