Sober Living: Is It Right for You?

You successfully complete treatment and think to yourself, “Finally, I have my life back. Everything can go back to normal. I’m ready for this.” And while that is true for many, for some, the pressures of returning to real world settings – work, family obligations, school, and financial responsibilities – can be very challenging. Often, … Continued

How Does Trauma Affect Men and How Does That Impact Their Treatment?

Addressing trauma is an important part of healing and recovery, but this can be particularly difficult do for men who are accustomed to repressing their emotions. In this short video, Devon Hawes, Detox Clinician at Mountainside, discusses how trauma affects men and their addiction treatment.  

The Importance of 12 Step in Recovery

Achieving sobriety is no easy feat, which is why you may be tempted to think that all the work is done. That once you are free and clean from drugs and alcohol, you are cured. But the truth is that recovery is a long, ongoing process that doesn’t happen overnight. It doesn’t happen the moment … Continued

What is Vivitrol?

Certain individuals need some extra help to stay on the path to recovery. For many, Vivitrol can help. In this short video, learn more about the benefits of Vivitrol and how it can strengthen your recovery.

Addiction: Men vs Women

Men and women are different – physically, mentally, and emotionally. So, it should come as no surprise that men and women require distinct things when it comes to alcohol and drug addiction treatment. To provide individuals with the best, most effective treatment, it is important to take into consideration the role that gender differences play … Continued