Understanding the 12 Steps Part 1

If you are a recovering addict, there is no doubt that you have heard of the twelve step process.  It is used by Alcoholics Anonymous, many treatment centers, as well as most private support groups.  If you are curious about the twelve steps, but don’t fully...

Nutrition to Fuel Your Recovery

Proper nutrition during addiction recovery is essential for giving your body the nutrients it needs as it continues to heal, and for increasing your overall sense of wellbeing. So much of recovery is about creating a wholesome, fulfilling lifestyle that replaces...

How Hookahs Are Even More Dangerous than Cigarettes

We’ve all seen the billboards off of the freeway that tell people that hookah smoking is actually 10, or 15, or even 100 times worse than cigarette smoking. Is this really true, however? The answer is complicated, although those billboards definitely exaggerate to...

Your Resolution to Exercise Could Help with Addiction

More exercise is among one of the most common New Year’s resolutions made, and while for many it’s a matter of losing weight, it could actually help those facing addiction overcome their addictions, as well—all according to a new study at Johns Hopkins University. The...