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A Guide for Successful Dating in Recovery

It is that time of year when things start to change and bloom. You may be thinking of the fun activities you want to do. Then it hits you that pursuing dating in recovery can be a scary endeavor. Do not worry; you are not alone and never will be. When you feel that theRead More

What It Means to Be a Sober Mentor

Recovery can be a challenging process. The good news is that you do not have to go through it alone. There are many positive resources available in recovery. Probably one of the most beneficial resources is having a sober mentor. A sober mentor can provide you with unconditional support no matter where you are onRead More

How Long Should I Wait Before Dating in Recovery?

Recovery is such a personal journey. During early recovery, you likely identified healthy coping skills and learned more about codependency and boundaries. You may have reflected on your life and grown mentally and emotionally. Perhaps you are even in the process of overhauling your life and your identity. This process is not to be takenRead More

How Can I Find Supportive Friends in Recovery?

Recovery can often feel lonely. When you’re re-building your life, you may have to disconnect from unsupportive friends or peers you once used substances with. Even though it may seem difficult, finding supportive friends in recovery is possible. Strong Support in Recovery Unfortunately, many people go into recovery without a strong support network. You mayRead More

Repairing Relationships Damaged by Substance Abuse

One of the most devastating parts of substance use is how it negatively impacts your relationships. In the throes of your substance use disorder (SUD), it can be difficult to see how it has harmed you and your loved ones. How Does Substance Use Impact Relationships? Whether, biological, found, or a blend, your family isRead More

What We Should Know About Fentanyl

It is scary thinking about losing a loved one to an overdose. However, as the saying goes, “With knowledge comes power.” Educating yourself on fentanyl and how it could affect your loved ones is an invaluable tool that can be used to encourage treatment and support when necessary. What Is Fentanyl? According to the NationalRead More

How to Build Healthy Relationships in Recovery

No matter where you are in your recovery journey, you have established at least one relationship. Building healthy relationships can be an exciting space to be in within your life, but you get to decide what healthy looks like. This is your game, and you get to make the rules. Relationships with others give yourRead More

What Conflict Resolution Strategies Can Help My Relationship?

When you or your partner struggle with mental health disorders, it can feel difficult to communicate. Mental illness can impair interpersonal relationships. It can harm your or your partner’s ability to express needs and resolve conflicts. Every fight can feel insurmountable. As such, it’s crucial to use healthy conflict resolution strategies. 4 Conflict Resolution StrategiesRead More

Signs Your Loved One Has an Eating Disorder

Eating disorders are on the rise in our culture. They are a silent killer; very few people acknowledge someone they love could struggle with one. However, eating disorders can affect anyone, and spotting the symptoms of an eating disorder might save the life of someone you love. Below are some key signs that someone youRead More

How Long Should I Wait to Get Into a Relationship After Treatment?

Humans have a basic need for connection. As a person recovering from substance use disorder (SUD), you need positive support now more than ever. Humans live happier and healthier lives when strong support is present. Conversely, humans who have unhealthy relationships are more likely to have mental health disorders. Relationships take an enormous amount ofRead More