Blogs on Drug & Alcohol Addiction Recovery: Recovery Connection



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What is a Recovery Coach?
December 27, 2017

What is a Recovery Coach? A Recovery Coach, also known as a Sober Coach, is a generic term that covers many different roles. They provide invaluable support for people trying to overcome their compulsive, obsessive, destructive behaviors. A Recovery Coach is a kind of “Life Coach” that helps clients make smart choices and healthy decisions,…

A Typical Day for Patients at Drug Recovery Centers
October 3, 2016

A Typical Day for Patients at Drug Recovery Centers Many prospective patients eager to begin their journey to sobriety worry about what drug rehab will be like. While drug recovery centers can vary, they usually revolve around structure. This helps patients develop new and healthier routines for life. By taking a look at a typical…

Exploring Your Local Alcohol Recovery Center
September 30, 2016

Exploring Your Local Alcohol Recovery Center Have you or a loved one fallen victim to an alcohol addiction? Has your addiction started to affect your personal and professional life? If so, you could benefit from the professional services of an alcohol recovery center. Alcoholism is a dangerous problem for many Americans. In fact, alcohol is…

Casual Drinking vs. Addiction: When to Seek Alcohol Help
September 23, 2016

Casual Drinking vs. Addiction: When to Seek Alcohol Help For many people, enjoying an occasional drink (or a few) is no big deal. When an individual is habitually unable to control the amount they drink or how frequently they partake, it’s likely they’re suffering from alcohol addiction and need alcohol help. Alcoholism can be identified…

What to Look For in a Detox Center
September 18, 2016

What to Look For in a Detox Center For those who are struggling with drug and alcohol addiction, professional help is the only answer. Part of seeking rehabilitation for an addiction is finding a detox center that fits your personal and medical needs. At Recovery Connection, it is our job to connect patients with top…

Is Your Son Seeking Heroin Treatment?
September 9, 2016

Is Your Son Seeking Heroin Treatment? Has your son fallen into the dangerous and deadly trap of heroin addiction? Are you interested in seeking heroin treatment for him? If your child is addicted to heroin, now is the time to act. This extremely addictive opioid painkiller creates a rush of euphoria shortly after it is taken,…

Don’t Let Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms Keep You From Seeking Help
September 2, 2016

Don’t Let Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms Keep You From Seeking Help Those who struggle with alcohol addiction often have trouble seeking the help they need to quit drinking and enter recovery. There are a few reasons for this. For example, many of those struggling with alcohol often feel ashamed of their disease. Even though there’s absolutely…

What to Expect in Your First Year of Recovery
July 25, 2016

What to Expect in Your First Year of Recovery When I was getting sober there was no manual on “What to expect when you are getting sober” as much as I’d like to think there was. Instead my new life came with a Fellowship, a blue book and a new way to live my life…

A Half-Truth is a Whole Lie
July 18, 2016

A Half-Truth is a Whole Lie My journey into recovery began in 2006, almost 10 years ago now.  I was 28 years old, married, with a 3-year-old daughter. Back then, I wanted to get sober for all the wrong reasons. Mostly, so that my family would leave me alone about it. At that point in…

10 Things I Want to Try Sober (I Used to Do While Drunk) …
July 11, 2016

10 Things I Want to Try Sober (I Used to Do While Drunk) … I was in a roadside bar a few weeks ago. My favorite kind of watering hole: rustic, rural with a long, cluttered bar top and a surly barmaid. There were some animal heads hanging crookedly on the wall and a beat…