5 Benefits of Long-Term Rehab

5 Benefits of Long-Term Rehab

Short-term rehab can be effective for helping some people end an addiction, but the benefits of long-term rehab far outweigh those of short-term rehab, especially for severe or long-term addictions. A rehab stay of less than 90 days is of limited effectiveness, and a...
How Your Brain Changes When You Get Sober

How Your Brain Changes When You Get Sober

If you’ve been struggling with substance abuse or addiction for some time, there’s reason to believe that the continued substance abuse has had an impact on the structures and function of your brain. However, the brain is a remarkably adaptable organ. When...
How to Find the Right AA Sponsor for Your Recovery

How to Find the Right AA Sponsor for Your Recovery

Seeking professional addiction treatment is an important part of the recovery process, but it is not the last step in the journey to lasting sobriety. Learning how to find an AA sponsor is a decisive step that recovering individuals often take to help prevent relapse....
12 Days of Christmas: A Sobriety Checklist

12 Days of Christmas: A Sobriety Checklist

Completing treatment for a substance use disorder is a milestone to be proud of, but it isn’t a finish line. Recovery is a lifelong process of learning where your triggers are and adapting, and the holidays can be a tough time for people in early recovery for a...