Active Recovery Blog

When you struggle with substance use disorder (SUD), it can be hard to talk to anyone about it, especially your family. Feelings …

Holidays bring days to be enjoyed and spent with loved ones making memories, but this time of year can be overwhelming for …

For some people, addiction can start when prescribed medications, and they either misuse them or build a dependency. For example, a common …

Detoxing From Alcohol

Combating an alcohol addiction or dependency can feel isolating. Therefore, the first step in your recovery journey is to remove alcohol consumption …

How Meth Affects the Mind

Methamphetamine — also referred to as meth — is a dangerous substance that has been gaining popularity over the past few years. …

A common misconception is that substance abuse and addiction are the same things. While they may present similar behaviors, they have fundamental …

Substance addiction can be a difficult battle, and each person varies on what specific substance they are struggling with. Cocaine is a …

When someone you love is struggling with alcohol addiction, it may leave you not knowing what to do or how to help …

When considering what type of treatment to seek for substance use disorder (SUD) or opioid use disorder (OUD), medication-assisted treatment (MAT) can …

For those that struggle with a substance use disorder (SUD), detox is commonly the first step on the recovery journey. While there …

Depression is a mental health disorder that can leave a person feeling alone and not in control of their own life. With …

Supporting a loved one or loved one through recovery can be overwhelming. You might find yourself questioning if you’re doing it right, …

The primary goal of addiction and substance use disorder (SUD) treatment is to remain sober. While this might seem like an easy …

The decision to recover from substances is also a decision to change. As a result, our vision of our future shifts once …

Alcohol can quickly become a crutch; over time, you may find yourself in the midst of addiction. Understanding when alcohol consumption has …

It’s time to put your health, mind, and life first. Choosing recovery is a big step, and deciding to focus all of …

The goal of residential or inpatient treatment is always to get you on a healthy recovery plan and then reintegrate you back …

Parenting is one of the most challenging yet rewarding things a person can do in their life. However, throwing a history of …

Learning Self-Love in Recovery

Throughout your recovery journey, it can be hard at the time to love yourself, especially during the beginning stages of recovery when …

Realizing you have substance use disorder (SUD) can be a shocking and intimidating discovery that can leave you questioning yourself on what …