Relationships

Healthy connections and support systems are vital to your recovery. Learn about how you can build new relationships and work on old ones.
Recovery

How to Enjoy Valentine’s Day without Alcohol

Valentine's Day can be overwhelming, especially when you're sober, but it doesn't have to be. In this interview, Jesse Wright, a recovery coach at Mountainside who is in recovery himself, shares his tips for enjoying the day (and dating in general) without alcohol.
Family Wellness

Are You in a Toxic Relationship?

Who you surround yourself with can have a tremdendous impact on your overall well-being. Family Wellness clinician, Bruce Dechert is sharing how to spot when you are stuck in a toxic relationship and how to repair a fractured bond.
Recovery

Maintaining Boundaries in Tight Spaces

Establishing boundaries are key to long-term recovery but maintaining them can be difficult during this time of quarantine. Alex Lahr, recovery coach coordinator, shares her tips for how to keep your boundaries and your sobriety during this difficult time.
Family Wellness

Fair Fighting Rules: How to Communicate Better with Your Loved One in Recovery

Families argue from time to time, but when conflict escalates into fighting, it can take a severe toll on your relationship. Next time you find yourself in an argument, implement these fair fighting rule and start communicating better.
Family Wellness

Should I Walk Away From My Addicted Partner?

Your partner is struggling with addiction and you’re wondering whether you should walk away. Find out what Anthony Nave, Outpatient Services Manager, suggests.
Family Wellness

5 Dos and Don’ts When Your Loved One Is Struggling with Addiction

While it is normal to feel overwhelmed right now, it is important to realize that all hope is not lost. Recovery is possible, and you can help your loved one get there.
Alcohol

4 Things to Say to Someone Struggling with Alcohol

Talking to a friend or family member about their excessive drinking is not easy. Learn what you can say to help them realize that they need help.
Recovery

Dating While Sober – Honest Advice from a 20-Something in Recovery

No one is “lukewarm” toward Valentine’s Day. We either love it or hate it. So how about a discussion about dating in recovery?
Recovery

The Opposite of Addiction is Not (Just) Sobriety

While developing strong relationships is important for everyone, for those in recovery, human connection can often be the difference between long-term sobriety and relapse.
Alcohol

Is Your Loved One an Alcoholic?

The signs of addiction aren't always easy to recognize, especially when it comes to a loved one. Learn some common red flags of alcoholism and help your loved one get the help they need.
Family Wellness

What to Expect at a Nar-Anon Meeting

While your loved one works on getting healthy, it is important that you work on your own recovery as well.
Family Wellness

Your Loved One Completed Addiction Treatment — What Now?

Here are some tips to help you and the rest of the family welcome your loved one home and ensure their success post-treatment.