Recovery Report

Meditation and Mindfulness In Recovery

Meditation and Mindfulness In Recovery

Some common pieces of advice that people in recovery receive are to stop judging themselves and others, to listen to their bodies, and to implement some structure and stability into their lives. One way to work on all of these things together is meditation. While...

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Recovery and Relationships

Recovery and Relationships

Let's face it! Substance-use disorder comes with a serious relationship.  Often, we don't see it, or we deny it.  That relationship is with the substances themselves.  They have proven, (or at least convinced us of the delusion), that they are reliable and will...

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Myth: If they only had the will power!

Myth: If they only had the will power!

Understanding Substance Use Disorder (SUD)? Substance use disorder (SUD) is a treatable mental disorder that affects a person’s brain and behavior, leading to their inability to control their use of substances like legal or illegal drugs, alcohol, or medications....

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Recovery Report Vol. 5

Recovery Report Vol. 5

Recovery and sober living residences have become a critical part of recovery models, and offer individuals a chance to have a safe and substance free environment to live. Many residences incorporate their own structures and action programs to help individuals continue...

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Busting The Myths About Trauma

Busting The Myths About Trauma

MYTH: You don’t get a trauma related disorder unless there’s some weakness in your personality. Wrong. Studies have shown that trauma in early stages of development affects the brain PHYSICALLY.  Exposure to complex trauma in early childhood leads to structural and...

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Staying Safe and Sober on New Year’s Eve

Staying Safe and Sober on New Year’s Eve

It is safe to say that New Year's Eve is one of the biggest "party holidays" of the year!  In recovering from Substance Use Disorder, being HONEST with ourselves is critical in staying free from that first drink or substance.  So ask yourself...was it really a party...

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MRT CONNECT Online Moral Reconation Therapy

MRT CONNECT Online Moral Reconation Therapy

What Is MRT? Moral Reconation Therapy, also known as MRT, is a behavioral therapy designed to decrease criminal behavior and treat substance abuse, anger management, trauma and more. MRT teaches participants to focus on the morality and consequences of their behavior....

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