Addiction Detox & Recovery Blog Articles

Addiction Detox & Recovery Blog Articles


Interview with Dr. Michael Weiner of Guardian Recovery Network

In a recent interview, Dr. Michael Weiner of Guardian Recovery Network discusses the long term nature of addiction treatment the similarities between that and chronic disease management. He also deconstructs the stigma around recovery. Addiction Recovery: A Lifetime Commitment [...]

November 12th, 2019|

Where and When Recovery Begins

By Michael Weiner, Ph.D., MCAP My goal is to write a series of articles on important topics. Last week it started with making the decision to begin recovery. What happens next? After working through your fears and anxieties you decided [...]

November 1st, 2019|

What Does It Feel Like to Jump Off a Cliff?

By Michael Weiner, Ph.D., MCAP It’s about the same feeling as being admitted to treatment for addiction. Jumping off of a cliff is jumping into the unknown. The only reason that you would jump is to get away from something.  [...]

October 25th, 2019|

Guardian Recovery Network’s Outreach Ambassador Erik Coleman

We would like to congratulate Guardian Recovery Network’s Outreach Ambassador Erik Coleman (former professional football player) for his announcement on behalf of New York State’s “You Can Be the Difference” public awareness campaign to combat addiction amongst teen and young [...]

October 14th, 2019|

Understanding Trauma and PTSD

It’s very common for people to have flashbacks, nightmares or upsetting memories after undergoing a traumatic event. However, some of them are unable to make a full recovery from their experience, leading to post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. PTSD is a [...]

October 2nd, 2019|

Ways to Practice Self-Care in Sobriety

Recovery is a lifelong process that involves changing your behaviors and thought patterns. Though you’ll get in the habit of practicing daily, the journey isn’t always easy. And while many treatment programs offer robust aftercare programs, you ultimately hold the success [...]

September 24th, 2019|

Why Out of State Rehab Is Worth the Travel

Deciding to enter a treatment facility for addiction is a difficult choice. However, it can sometimes be just as challenging to choose the right rehab facility for you. Many excellent addiction treatment centers are scattered throughout our nation, making it [...]

September 16th, 2019|

Ways to Have Fun and Stay Sober in College

Starting college can be both thrilling and terrifying. For many students, it’s your first time living independently. You’ll have to learn new life skills, like balancing your schedule to make sure you don’t fall behind in any of your classes. [...]

September 6th, 2019|

The Importance of Family Support During Recovery

People struggling to break free of the disease of addiction often feel as if they are facing their challenges alone. However, substance abuse – and recovery – affect friends and families just as much as the individual who has decided [...]

August 29th, 2019|

What Makes 12-Step Immersion Program So Effective?

Despite the central role the 12-step program model plays in many addiction treatment programs, those who have never encountered this approach may not understand what it is and what makes it such a successful tool. However, like many treatment centers [...]

August 19th, 2019|

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