Self-Care in Recovery – Why Where You Live Matters

When you are recovering from a substance use disorder, self-care is critical. But it is difficult to engage in healthy self-care routines when resources are hard to find. That’s why, when it comes to self-care, location matters.

How to Handle the Holidays While in Recovery

The list of ways the holiday season can cause stress is virtually endless. When navigating the holidays while in recovery, the stakes – and the stresses that come with getting through the season – are even higher.

The Benefits of Exercise in Addiction Recovery

Women sometimes have a harder time with exercising consistently because of pressure related to unrealistic body standards, self-confidence and safety fears when exercising alone. However, finding a way to problem solve for these concerns and issues is worth it for the health benefits that exercise can bring – for all women, but especially for women in recovery.

Using Meditation for Recovery – Does it Work?

Through our years of work with young people in recovery, we have found meditation to be a helpful part of the healing process. Yoga, mindfulness-based meditation, and Reiki sound bath healing are types of meditation practice we offer to our residents.

The Importance of Nutrition

In order for transitional living to be an effective step on the path to long-term recovery, it needs to provide comprehensive nutrition education, hands-on instruction on how to maintain a healthy diet, and counseling where necessary. Find out more…