On the Road to Recovery is an addiction blog for those seeking support, guidance, recovery tools and suggestions on how to thrive in recovery. Our posts are designed for individuals in any stage of recovery, as well as family and friends of someone in active addiction.  

Communication is one of the best support mechanisms when recovering from addiction. Having a safe place that you can turn to whether in recovery or looking for assistance can help one overcome feelings of isolation and loneliness often associated with addiction.

  • Habits: Friend or Foe?
    Changing habits is not easy.  It can seem like as soon as we decide to change a behavior, the whole world conspires to challenge and thwart our courageous intentions.  Habits compel us to act against our better judgment and reason, despite our desire to act differently.  Therefore, habits can be our best friend or our worst enemy, depending…
  • Practicing Mindfulness
    If you or someone you know is struggling with problematic drinking or using behaviors, chances are you feel a great deal of stress, anxiety, fear, and depressive thoughts surrounding this behavior. Managing thoughts about cravings, regrets of the past, and fears of the future can feel so overwhelming that engaging in mind-altering chemicals seems like…
  • Mindfulness – Where is your mind?
    Being someone who has been practicing mindfulness daily for over a decade, I can agree that it is a challenge and a battle. Just like any other learned behavior or habit change, it takes patience, consistency and determination to establish the habit of mindfulness on a regular basis. …
  • Coping with Uncertainty
    The world at large has recently been “un-routinized” due to the spread of coronavirus. Here are some suggestions for coping with uncertainty and changes in daily routine.…

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