Entries by Kelee Allsop

Healthy Romantic Relationships in Addiction Recovery

Healthy Romantic Relationships in Addiction Recovery With Valentine’s Day coming up, this time of year can get us thinking about relationships. For those in recovery, healthy relationships are necessary in order to successfully navigate life.  Relationships are needed to create deep bonds and provide emotional support needed to thrive. Healthy relationships can bring out the […]

Navigating Grief in Addiction Recovery 

Navigating Grief in Addiction Recovery    Grieving while in addiction recovery is especially painful. If you’ve been numbing out with drugs or alcohol for quite some time, feeling the waves of grief can be notably challenging. Unfortunately grief is not quick or painless. Navigating grief is one of the most emotionally difficult things to do […]

Rebuilding Finances in Addiction Recovery

Rebuilding Finances in Addiction Recovery Substance abuse can take a toll on many aspects of a person’s life – family, friends, employment, personal health and romantic relationships can all suffer greatly as a result of addiction. Unfortunately, some of the effects of addiction can affect you long beyond the substance leaving your body. Finances, in […]

Goal Setting in Recovery

Goal Setting in Recovery With 2021 now here, many of us are making resolutions for the months ahead – resolutions that might involve becoming better, healthier, stronger, smarter, more stable versions of ourselves. For those in addiction recovery, the start of the new year can be a great opportunity to create personal goals for the […]

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Navigating Family Triggers Through the Holidays – Tips for Relapse Prevention   Each year, the holiday season brings family together for celebration.  However, holidays can be a stressful time, whereas more time spent with family can trigger feelings that may be uncomfortable. Those without close family may feel increased depression, isolation and loneliness. Family stress […]

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The Importance of Self Care in Recovery: Practical Self Care Tips You Can Start Today

The Importance of Self Care in Recovery: Practical Self Care Tips You Can Start Today In this blog, we discuss self care in recovery, and provide tangible self care practices that you can put into action.  Replacing the use of drugs or alcohol with healthier alternatives can benefit the addict in staying ahead of triggers […]

The Role of Family In Addiction Recovery – Tips to support a loved one’s success in long term recovery.

The Role of Family In Addiction Recovery; Tips to support a loved one’s success in long term recovery. Addiction does not discriminate based on race, socioeconomic status, age, religious beliefs, education, gender identity or sexual orientation. Statistics of deaths due to overdose and complications related to drug and alcohol addiction are increasing every day. It […]