Honesty

Lying and secrecy are common during active addiction. Repairing relationships is contingent on addressing this. Learn about the importance of honesty in recovery.
Recovery

How to Stop Lying in Addiction Recovery

Addiction changes your personality and causes you to lie and manipulate others. Learn how to stop lying in recovery and become more authentic.
Recovery

What I Wish My Family Would Have Known When I Was Struggling With Addiction

Discover why addiction is a family disease and how it affects everyone, not just the individual struggling with substance abuse.
Family Wellness

How Forgiveness Can Help You and Your Family Heal

Having trouble forgiving a loved one struggling with addiction? Clinician Gabrielle Wynschenk analyzes how and why forgiveness is such a powerful force.
Recovery

5 Things You Can Learn From Recovery

If there is one thing that recovery has taught us all is that people can change. That you can go from rock bottom to the best version of yourself. From being consumed by a drug to becoming a successful professional, a loving friend, and a caring family member.
Recovery

Healthy Habits Every Person in Recovery Should Have

Though everyone's experience in recovery is different, there are several values and practices that are universally helpful. Learn more about enhancing your experiences in sobriety.
Recovery

How to Help Your Teen Recover from Drug and Alcohol Addiction

When your teen is in recovery from either drug or alcohol addiction, your direct support is crucial to their long-term recovery. So, how can parents continue to help their teen in recovery while still balancing a healthy sense of normalcy within their home? Mountainside Family Wellness Manager Tina Muller addresses some of the most common concerns parents express over their teen’s recovery and how they can support their teen while rebuilding their family unit.