5 things to consider when dating in recovery

5 things to consider when dating in recovery

Dating can be a fulfilling and exciting part of life, but when you’re in the early stages of recovery it comes with some extra challenges and considerations. It’s important that you approach new relationships with mindfulness and caution to protect both your sobriety...
What are the long term effects of opioids?

What are the long term effects of opioids?

What are opioids? Opioids are a class of drug which includes both prescription pain relief and illegal substances. The use of opioids for both pain relief and euphoria dates back to 3400 BC where Ancient Sumerians referred to opium poppies as the joy plant. When it...
How to support your friend battling substance use disorder

How to support your friend battling substance use disorder

Watching a friend struggle with substance use disorder can be extremely challenging and heartbreaking. You want to help, but perhaps don’t know where to start or how to even go about offering support. Trying to help someone navigate such difficult times can be complex...
What is outpatient rehab?

What is outpatient rehab?

Outpatient rehab is a versatile and effective treatment for substance use disorder, designed for people seeking recovery while maintaining their daily routines. For some, committing to a residential program is a challenge as they face barriers such as work, family...
Navigating rehab together: Relationships and recovery

Navigating rehab together: Relationships and recovery

Entering rehab is taking a giant step towards reclaiming your life from the grips of addiction; however, when you’re in a relationship, the decision to seek treatment can feel more complex. It’s completely natural to have concerns about how rehab may impact your...
What does sobriety mean?

What does sobriety mean?

Sobriety generally refers to the state of being sober. This is a physiological and psychological state of being unaffected by intoxicants. When it comes to Substance Use Disorder, sobriety is often associated with abstaining from the consumption of these substances....