Transcend Recovery Community https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com Sober Living Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Beverly Hills & New York Fri, 11 Oct 2019 17:33:50 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.3 https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/trc-favicon-150x150.jpg Transcend Recovery Community https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com 32 32 130875425 Drugs Are Becoming More Dangerous Than Ever Before https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/drugs-becoming-more-dangerous/ Fri, 11 Oct 2019 17:33:50 +0000 https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/?p=8944 Illicit drugs and substances are nothing new, but there is a rising danger present especially in prescription drugs, designer drugs, and heroin, that hasn’t been as prevalent or widespread in the past. As the opioid epidemic continues in the US and Canada, and tens of thousands continue to die, more and more evidence is showing […]

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Understanding The Importance of a Positive Mindset for Recovery https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/importance-positive-mindset-recovery/ Wed, 09 Oct 2019 17:58:09 +0000 https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/?p=8941 It’s on postcards, it’s on get-well notes, it’s on the cover of every best-selling self-care guidebook, and for most people, the notion of positivity as a serious and driving force for both physical and mental health is not only wildly impersonal, but also almost insulting. At least, at first glance. But there is a genuine […]

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Recovery Never Ends https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/recovery-never-ends/ Fri, 27 Sep 2019 18:43:09 +0000 https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/?p=8937 The recovery process for a drug use disorder is complex, in part because it varies heavily from individual to individual. While addiction is recognized as a chronic illness, careful management can lead to lasting sobriety. But it’s important to recognize that careful management for what it really is – hard work, on a daily basis. […]

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When Is an Intervention Necessary? https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/when-intervention-necessary/ Tue, 24 Sep 2019 18:31:27 +0000 https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/?p=8931 An estimated 90 percent of interventions are effective, in that they inspire the person to seek help and make a real effort to seek treatment. While these are promising numbers, it’s important to note that interventions can still be difficult and draining events – and as the numbers imply, they don’t always work, and there’s […]

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Enjoying Music Festivals Sober https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/enjoying-music-festivals-sober/ Thu, 19 Sep 2019 18:58:53 +0000 https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/?p=8927 Music festivals seem synonymous with drugs and debauchery. If you’re not going to let loose in what is essentially a weekend-long party with no real break, then when are you going to let loose? But as plenty of people have found, you really don’t need to be high or drunk to enjoy a music festival. […]

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Why Your Drinking Problem Doesn’t Affect Only You https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/your-drinking-affects-others/ Tue, 17 Sep 2019 19:25:59 +0000 https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/?p=8923 At first, alcohol is fun, and there’s no doubt about that. For as long as we can remember, we’ve had ties to alcohol, and we’ve come up with countless ways to brew and prepare it. But it’s still a poison to the human body and, in the end of the day, not at all good […]

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The Most Common Excuses Used to Avoid Recovery https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/common-excuses-to-avoid-recovery/ Thu, 12 Sep 2019 21:36:49 +0000 https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/?p=8920 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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Good Mental Health is the Basis of Sobriety https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/good-mental-health-is-basis-of-sobriety/ Tue, 10 Sep 2019 20:25:54 +0000 https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/?p=8910 The brain reacts to addictive drugs. The reason these drugs are so dangerous is because a percentage of people who take them can’t stop. That doesn’t mean all people who take them can’t stop – as most studies and statistics will tell you, the number of people who have used or are using addictive drugs […]

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Complications from Having Both a Drug and Alcohol Addiction https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/complications-from-drug-and-alcohol/ Thu, 05 Sep 2019 19:33:04 +0000 https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/?p=8907 While alcohol is a drug, its ubiquity, legality, and nature as a ‘social lubricant’ often sets it apart from other substances, yet we often forget how dangerous alcohol is – especially in conjunction with other drugs. While alcohol is one of the more commonly abused drugs in the country, many who abuse it also use […]

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Comfort is Important in a Sober Living Home https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/comfort-is-important-sober-living-home/ Tue, 03 Sep 2019 20:03:32 +0000 https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/?p=8896 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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