Restorations Therapy Blog

How Moby Overcame Drug Addiction

Saturday, June 15th, 2019

Moby is a musician who had gold and platinum certified records, hung out with movie stars and models, and lived across the street from David Bowie. His constant panic attacks led him to self-medicate through drugs…. Read More

 

The Dangers of Speedballing

Sunday, June 9th, 2019

When people speedball, it means that they are taking more than one drug in order to have a stronger, long-lasting high compared to abusing one drug alone. If both drugs are deadly alone, this combination can… Read More

 

The Myths Surrounding Alcohol

Monday, June 3rd, 2019

It is possible that people have justified that drinking alcohol can be safe depending on the amount you eat after you drink, the type of alcohol you drink, or having a good meal to avoid a… Read More

 

5 Roles People Play in Families with Addiction

Saturday, May 25th, 2019

Addiction is a disease that affects the whole family. Children growing up with an addicted parent have to cope however they can. Their parent may be unpredictable, sometimes loving and sometimes angry. The parent may be… Read More

 

4 Tips for Maintaining Recovery While Grieving

Monday, May 20th, 2019

Grieving the death of someone close is one of the hardest parts of life for anyone. If you lose someone while you’re recovering from addiction, grief may be one of the hardests tests you can face…. Read More

 

6 Ways to Cope When a Loved One is Addicted

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

Having a loved one with a substance use disorder is never easy. Addiction changes your behavior, changes your priorities, and makes you do things you would otherwise never do. You might not even recognize your loved… Read More

 

RTC partners with Denver Channel 7 News on Pornography Epidemic

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

On May 24th, we at RTC were honored to be asked to a be part of Denver’s Channel 7 News program featuring the dangers of pornography use, particularly in children and adolescents. Chris Simon was interviewed… Read More

 

What Happens When Prevention Doesn’t Work?

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

Recently, I have discovered a new reality when working with my clients, and even in my own recovery. Many of us expend 99% of our energy trying to prevent bad things from happening. We create plans an… Read More

 

Lens of Life

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

Throughout our lives, we develop a lens through which we view the world. A lens is not good or bad, it’s just a way in which we view the world. Our lenses change over time as… Read More

 

Sex and Money: The Taboo Topics

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

I have often heard the joke, “The only two things you don’t talk about in marriage are sex and money.” I have giggled alongside the jokester, but until now never given it much thought. Why don’t… Read More

 

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