How to Get the Most out of Outpatient Treatment

Guest article by Jake Moreno Addiction recovery treatment programs are divided into two groups: inpatient and outpatient. The fundamental difference between them is that inpatient care involves residing in a rehab center for the extent of their treatment and outpatient care involves staying at home and attending treatment during the day. Inpatient rehab has a … More How to Get the Most out of Outpatient Treatment

Taking Ourselves Too Seriously is Not a Part of Recovery

“Unpredictability can be a gift. Admit it. Some families can be too organized and over-structured. Sometimes it is more fun to go with things and not always have a plan. Chaos is not okay, but a little organized chaos is entertaining when it is combined with love and acceptance.” For the article on “Addiction: The … More Taking Ourselves Too Seriously is Not a Part of Recovery

The 10 Guiding Principles of Recovery: #4 Choose Your Own Path

Principle #4: Recovery includes your unique strengths, needs, and background. ___ In a recent article, I discussed how the way that we look at recovery is changing and opening up to include recovery from mental illness. The reality is that it is impossible to separate a person’s addiction from their mental health recovery. The two … More The 10 Guiding Principles of Recovery: #4 Choose Your Own Path

The 10 Guiding Principles of Recovery: #3 Choose Your Own Path

Principle #3: Recovery includes your unique strengths, needs, and background. ___ In a recent article, I discussed how the way that we look at recovery is changing and opening up to include recovery from mental illness. The reality is that it is impossible to separate a person’s addiction from their mental health recovery. The two … More The 10 Guiding Principles of Recovery: #3 Choose Your Own Path