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Understanding Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndrome

Getting clean isn’t easy, especially when you’re first starting out. Many people need to go to detox to get highly addictive drugs out of their system. Some of this detox produces uncomfortable physical and physchological symptoms. These symptoms usually subside within a few days to a few weeks. However, there are also long-term effects that [...]

By |January 8th, 2019|Categories: recovery|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

25 Ways to Say “No” to a Drink or Drug

Staying clean is the top priority in everyone’s life once they find recovery. You can do your best to avoid temptation by working your recovery program. You know it’s important to stay away from people, places and things that tempt you. However, life is unpredictable. Sometimes you run into old friends at the grocery store [...]

By |December 10th, 2018|Categories: recovery|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Sobriety and the Holidays: How to Cope

Are you nervous about celebrating the holidays in your newfound recovery? Staying clean is always the most important aspect of recovery, and people are often worried about temptation during the holidays. Stress can be a trigger for many people. The stress that people experience during the holidays during recovery may sometimes feel like overload; after [...]

By |November 19th, 2018|Categories: recovery|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Trauma and Addiction: SoAP Free Community Educational Event

San Diego Society of Addiction Professionals Free Educational Event Trauma and Addiction with James Bosch, LMFT and Cindy Rutter, RN LMFT Intern of 1 Amazing Life   This event will be offered twice: Thursday, November 1 from 6-7:30 PM Confidential Recovery Outpatient Program 7071 Consolidated Way, SD CA 92121 ______________________ Saturday, November 3rd from 10:30 [...]

By |October 21st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Is Your Environment Affecting Your Recovery?

People who struggle with addiction have many triggers that they learn to cope with as they stay clean for a length of time. When a person goes to treatment, they’re in a safe space where they can feel free to explore their addiction and find a path to recovery. Treatment centers are without judgment, and [...]

By |October 17th, 2018|Categories: recovery|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Learn to Have Fun in Recovery! 15 Ways

Getting clean is a big deal, and at first, your primary goal in recovery is to live one day at a time. Treatment and 12-step meetings probably made up most of your days in early recovery. But once you’ve been clean a while, you may become restless. Boredom can be a big trigger for relapse [...]

By |September 27th, 2018|Categories: recovery|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments