Personal Empowerment

Discover how personal empowerment is such a vital step in recovery, giving you the self-confidence and self-assurance needed to believe that you can achieve your goals.
Blog

Stories of Transformation: Chelsea D.

After losing her loved one to an overdose, Chelsea wanted to get sober but didn’t know how. Chelsea shares how she found recovery at Mountainside and all the gifts that came alone with it.
Blog

Stories of Transformation: Gaylen M.

Alcohol took center stage for most of Gaylen's early life. Her perseverance along with the support of her loved ones helped her reach a life she never thought was possible.
Recovery

All the Ways I’m Thankful I’m Sober

For people in recovery, Thanksgiving should be a time of reflection and gratitude. Be thankful for your sobriety and the loved ones that support you.
Recovery

The Important Lesson I Learned from My Relapse

Despite its stigmas, relapsing does not mean you will never be able to achieve sobriety. Zachary Cohn discusses what he learned through his own experiences.
Wellness

5 Ways to Be Happier

How do we outsmart our biology? Use the following suggestions to help replace negativity and begin sowing the seeds of happiness in your life.
Recovery

The Wharf Rats: Concert-Goers and Drug-Free Culture

Discover how the Wharf Rats are creating a safer space for music lovers in recovery who might have avoided concerts out of fear of endangering their sobriety.
Mental Health

The Stress Loop

For those in recovery, stress can build easily. Use these suggestions for managing The Stress Loop so you can lead the sober and healthy life you deserve.
Recovery

Holistic Healing: Experiencing the Adventure of Change

Learn how Adventure-Based Counseling can complement traditional addiction treatment and increase your chances of a lasting recovery.
Recovery

Learning Tolerance for a Better Recovery

People in recovery are often advised to grow by embracing what makes them uncomfortable. Discover methods that promote patience, tranquility and self-awareness.
Wellness

Client Empowerment: Taking Charge of Addiction Treatment

Client empowerment allows people to gain control over their own lives and increases their ability to act on issues they feel are important to their healthcare.
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.
Family Wellness

Battling Addiction With Personal Empowerment

People in the grips of addiction often suffer from poor self-esteem and have a strong feeling of shame. Here are techniques for coping with negative emotions.
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