What to Do When Life Gets You Down

If it seems that every time you turn on the tv or open a newspaper you are met with nothing but bad news, you are not alone. Staying up to date on current events, especially now, can be stressful and overwhelming. It can make you feel anxious and helpless. This can put your recovery at … Continued

Overcoming Challenges in Early Recovery

By Dennis Bates, Director of Detox Clinical, and Expanded Recovery Services   It was 2003. The whole family was there − my sister, my father, my brothers, and their wives. She was down to four breaths per minute, and we knew the time was coming. So much ran through my mind in that moment: the … Continued

What is Recovery Coaching?

In early recovery, seemingly trivial things can unexpectedly derail progress.  Often, individuals can benefit from the dedicated assistance that recovery coaches provide. Learn more about recovery coaching can help you move forward through this vulnerable time period in this short video.

Finding a Job After Completing Addiction Treatment

Successfully completing treatment and returning home is an incredible achievement. While returning to the “real world” can be exciting, there are some things that can also be daunting. For instance, if you lost your job due to your addiction, then finding a new one might seem impossible. It’s not. There are a few things you … Continued

You Ask & We Answer

Q. I have been in recovery for a while now, but I still find myself on an emotional roller coaster. I keep going through these sudden bouts of lows. What can I do to help make my emotions more stable? Paul S., Boston, MA A. This is an excellent question. People in recovery are making … Continued