Active Recovery Blog

When working through your recovery journey, many different practices can help in your treatment. When looking at all options, it can seem …

When it comes to recovery, many things can affect the process and potential for success. One of the positive things that you …

Substance use disorder (SUD) is experienced differently by each person who goes through it, each person has their own path and patterns. …

Veterans sacrifice their health to serve their country. The level of trauma involved in combat increases the risk of developing substance use …

Psychologists in addiction treatment centers often present mindfulness to you as a tool. It will help guide you through the ups and …

When you develop a substance use disorder (SUD), it can overtake every part of your life. Your self-esteem may plummet, making self-care …

Addiction is a chronic and complex disease. There is a misinterpretation that addiction is a choice. This is dangerous because addiction requires …

When it comes to finding a treatment center that will lead you to a path of successful long-term sobriety, it is necessary …

If you or someone you love is in search of a substance use disorder center in Colorado, Healing Pines Recovery is ready …

One symptom of a substance use disorder (SUD) that may often be overlooked is the feeling of isolation. You may be so …

Regular movement is essential to maintaining a healthy mind and body. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “Regular …

Sense memories can activate trauma responses in the body when triggered. The symptoms of anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and other …

Substance use disorder (SUD) can affect anyone at any stage of life regardless of age, gender, status, or income. It is a …

When individuals begin treatment for substance use and any co-occurring disorders, they will participate in one-on-one sessions with a licensed addiction therapist, …

The Importance of Sleep

One healthy night’s sleep can have individuals feeling restored, refreshed, and re-energized, helping them be more productive and make sound decisions. Sleep …

Taking just one evening walk through a beautiful forest, down a peaceful country lane, or even in your own backyard can give …

Substance use can quickly become all-encompassing, negatively affecting your physical and mental well-being as well as your sleep cycle. Sleep disturbances and …

Substance use disorder (SUD) is a chronic mental illness where you may find yourself unable to stop using drugs or alcohol despite …

Reflections on Meditation, Connectivity, and Two-Step When I was a young man, I used to go to western dance bars in Houston …

Trauma and Addiction

Trauma and Addiction At Healing Pines, our main focus is on addiction and recovery. However, we also recognize that there is a …