The Most Common Excuses Used to Avoid Recovery

Most Common Excuses To Avoid Recovery

Addiction recovery is not easy. Many struggle for months before they are at peace with their recovery. Some go for years. But while treatment can feel ineffective or long-winded, the reality is different. Addiction treatment is effective – but few people opt to go through with it. When forced, addiction treatment rarely sticks – but […]

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Comfort is Important in a Sober Living Home

Comfort is Important in a Sober Living Home - TRC

Some people might look down at the high standard of living typically expected from sober homes and recovery centers, but there’s a reason these facilities strive to be modern and comfortable. Recovery is not meant to be a spartan effort, and it is both inefficient and ineffective to try and treat someone by confining them […]

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Why Is Quitting Drugs/Alcohol So Difficult?

Why Is Quitting Drugs/Alcohol So Difficult - Transcend Recovery

It starts with a drink, or one hit, or just a one-time thing. Sometimes it’s under pressure from others, sometimes it’s because you feel like you just need it right now. Other times, it’s because it’s the thing to do and you never thought about doing it differently. It’s always a slippery slope. Every year, […]

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The Trick to Staying Motivated in Sobriety

The Trick to Staying Motivated in Sobriety - Transcend Recovery

Most people who choose to get sober have some sort of motivation driving them to do so. They might feel that their addiction is becoming an existential threat, and they begin to realize their mortality. Or they suddenly realize how the damage they’ve been doing to themselves and others has come to hurt not only […]

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How To Tell If Your Drinking Is Becoming a Problem

How To Tell If Your Drinking Is Becoming a Problem - Transcend Recovery

A majority of Americans have consumed alcohol, and a plurality do so on a regular basis. It’s a cliché at this point: alcohol, when consumed responsibly, is not necessarily harmful. But there’s often a very fine line between socially acceptable drinking, and a serious health risk. Alcohol is, for all intents and purposes, a poison. […]

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Is a Sober Living Community Necessary?

Is A Sober Living Community Necessary

A sober living community often helps people become more comfortable with their sobriety without the threat of relapse. Because these communities have no real limit on how long a tenant can stay – so long as they respect the rules – it doesn’t matter how long it takes someone to get set up. But does […]

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