6 Techniques for Staying Sober for the Holidays

The holiday season is upon us. While the holidays are a time of celebrating with family and friends, they can also be a time of tension and stress. American culture places alcohol at the center of most of our celebrations, making the holiday especially challenging for those in recovery. Alcohol addiction is a chronic disease,…

How Long Does Alcohol Detox Take?

All people affected by alcohol addiction face a period of detoxification when they begin their recovery. Detox gives you the chance to clear any remaining alcohol from your system. It also prepares you to keep your recovery going once you pass through alcohol withdrawal. How long does alcohol detox take? That depends on your personal…

What Is Addiction Wellness? 

Addiction wellness is very exciting. There is a powerful feeling of independence from the dominating grip of drugs and alcohol. Addiction detox and recovery is a triumph.  Along with a new and strong independence, there is also vulnerability. The world outside awaits.    The power of addiction The word “addiction” is derived from the Latin…