BIGVISION

BIGVISION, Big Sober Fun

By Alejandra Hamel After completing my first stint in rehab a year ago, I came to a BIGVISION event for the first time. I was really nervous walking into an event where a lot of people already knew each other. Many already felt more comfortable socializing sober and didn’t feel like newbies in the recovery … Continued

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Q. Over the summer I went to the outpatient program to help with an alcohol problem I was having. It went well, and I feel like I am in a really great place now. I have since gone back to work as an elementary teacher, and no one knows about me getting help for my … Continued

How to Succeed In College After Adderall Treatment

How to Succeed In College After Adderall Treatment

Returning to college after winter break can be tough for most students. Trying to get back into the mindset of meeting assignment deadlines and studying for exams can seem less than appealing when you have just finished enjoying the holiday season. But for students who decided to seek treatment for their Adderall problem — a … Continued

The Keys to Long-Term Recovery

The Keys to Long-Term Recovery

by Bill Haygood Have you ever been intrigued by a speaker at a 12 Step meeting and then been surprised at the end to find out how much or how little clean time the speaker had?  Length of clean time does not necessarily equal quality of recovery on this journey that we share, one day … Continued

The Most Common Reasons People Don’t Go to Treatment

The Most Common Reasons People Don’t Go to Treatment

People often assume that an addicted individual who doesn’t go to treatment is just in denial about their problem. While this is sometimes true, it isn’t the only reason. Family, friends, and society can play a role in a person’s apprehension. Below, we’ve gathered other reasons – or excuses – people use to resist getting … Continued