03/04/2019

Technology Integration Helps to Foster Deeper Connections Between Recovery Coach and Client Project Courage and TryCycle Data Systems Collaborate to Increase Engagement with Clients in Recovery Project Courage’s year-old and recently CARF-accredited Recovery Support Services program (RSS) facilitates recovery in...

02/20/2019

In the book, Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead by Dr. Brené Brown, vulnerability is defined as “uncertainty, risk and emotional exposure.” Some people may hear the term vulnerability and think that it means weakness. This...

Is Becoming Vulnerable a Strength?
02/05/2019

What’s in it for me? I have been hurt by something. Who was it – me or you? To truly forgive, we must learn what forgiveness is and what it isn’t. We must learn how to forgive. For example, when...

How to Forgive and Find Self-Forgiveness
01/10/2019

For me, Yoga began as a way to work out and to be healthy. I liked it a lot and wanted to be good at it. Plus, I wanted to learn every pose and do it correctly. I am, after...

learn how consistent yoga practice can help transform your life
12/17/2018

Feeling worried, nervous, uneasy, or trapped in racing thoughts are common symptoms of anxiety, which can cause physiological symptoms such as rapid heartbeat, sweating, and muscle tension. The National Institute of Mental Health reports that an estimated 31.1% of U.S....

dealing with anxiety and its role in substance abuse
12/06/2018

Holiday Season: Sobriety’s Bermuda Triangle Holiday season is a notoriously difficult time for recovering addicts, alcoholics and their families. The trifecta of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve is aptly named ‘The Bermuda Triangle’ due the turbulence it can create...

methods to help coupe with recover during the holidays
11/15/2018

You Are Not Defined By Addiction Addiction is not a “moral failing” on the part of the individual, which has been a common belief up until recently; it is a chronic brain disease and a broader community issue that affects...

Substance Abuse Stigma
11/05/2018

We have all been in situations where we feel pressured to do something, whether it is being put in a situation that makes us feel uncomfortable or make a decision that could ultimately hurt ourselves or others. Most often, these...

Peer Pressure
10/25/2018

"I don't have a problem." Most likely one of the biggest excuses to avoid receiving treatment would be the individual’s denial that a drug or alcohol problem alone even exists. Unfortunately, there is where the phrases such as, “They just...

06/15/2018

How many times does something need to happen before we as a culture do what is necessary to stop it from happening again? With heroin, it seems that we never do what needs to be done, and never seem to...

learn about the history of heroin epidemics in the US