Restorations Therapy Blog

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Those in Recovery

Saturday, December 19th, 2020

For many individuals going through addiction recovery, the start of a new year can be a reason to set a goal for their sobriety. Many new year’s resolutions are about sobriety and maintaining one’s recovery for… Read More

 

Celebrating the Holidays During COVID-19

Sunday, December 13th, 2020

With the COVID-19 pandemic still looming over the entire world, it is not a surprise that the holiday season will look different this year. Many people won’t be able to go back home, visit their families,… Read More

 

Coping With Depression During the Holidays

Saturday, December 5th, 2020

The holidays may be known as the “happiest time of the year.” However, this is not true for many individuals across the world. While the holidays are often filled with cheerful music and sparkling lights, some… Read More

 

Shame Resilience Theory: Coping With the Universal Feeling

Friday, October 23rd, 2020

At one point or another, you have probably experienced feelings of shame. For some, being swallowed by shame can be debilitating and damaging to their overall well-being. Without treatment, this can lead to severe negative impacts… Read More

 

How to Cope With a Dual Diagnosis

Thursday, October 15th, 2020

Going through a substance abuse disorder can be a difficult experience to overcome. However, it is not uncommon for individuals suffering from addiction to also have a co-occurring mental disorder. This is referred to as a… Read More

 

Why We Shouldn’t Compare Traumas

Saturday, October 3rd, 2020

Anyone that has experienced trauma has experienced it in a different way than others. Each traumatic experience is unique, and everyone is affected in different ways. This is why you cannot compare traumas. Trauma is not… Read More

 

The Five Stages of Recovery

Wednesday, September 9th, 2020

It can be hard to admit to yourself that you need help, especially when dealing with addiction. Recognizing the warning signs and knowing when to move forward toward recovery is a difficult process. However, understanding the… Read More

 

Medications That Recovering Addicts Should Not Take

Sunday, August 30th, 2020

Recovering addicts make the commitment to stay sober each and every day. Addiction is a chronic disease that could cause recovering addicts to relapse and fall back into old habits. No matter how long you have… Read More

 

Keeping a Sleep Journal for Better Healing

Sunday, August 16th, 2020

Many people recovering from substance abuse bear the constant burden of sleep disorders. In fact, those that are currently in the brace of addiction are five to ten times more likely to suffer from a sleep… Read More

 

Reclaiming Your Identity

Saturday, July 11th, 2020

Addiction can often feel like it takes over a person’s life and identity. Alcohol and drugs begin to seep their way into all facets of that person’s life, both professionally and personally. A large part of… Read More

 

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