Category: Recovery Alumni Resources

Staff Spotlight: Handling Every Call from a Veteran with Utmost Care
October 28, 2019

It’s not easy for a veteran to place a call to American Addiction Centers (AAC) to ask for help. “When someone goes […]

Staff Spotlight: Saluting ‘Salute to Recovery’
October 28, 2019

“Veterans are my heart,” says Alana Conley, who talks about the soft spot she has for members of the military. It derives […]

10 Ways to Enjoy Your Life in Recovery in 2018 – Just the Way It Is
January 18, 2018

As the calendar turns and we move forward into a new year, people across the country are turning their attention to everything […]

The Challenges of the Firefighter Wife
February 6, 2015

The firefighter wife or partner faces significant challenges.   Among the most highly visited blogs a few years back was one titled […]

What to Expect at an AA or NA Meeting
July 14, 2014

Updated: March 21, 2020 Many of us experience tremendous anxiety when contemplating attending our first meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous or Narcotics Anonymous. […]

Creative Writing May Help in the Recovery Process
May 29, 2014

In some ways, the physical tolls of substance abuse can be easier to address than the emotional ones. Medical science has advanced […]

4 Inspirational Quotes to Start Your Week
May 27, 2014

There may be times during a period of sustained substance abuse that people feel as if they are all alone. Even if […]

Sober Summer: Top 10 Sober Summer Activities
May 21, 2014

Summer is here (well getting here) and I’m excited! Here is my top ten list for awesome sober summer activities!

Relapse Does Not Mean a Failed Recovery
May 19, 2014

One of the largest obstacles facing people with histories of substance abuse is the idea that relapse signals that they have failed […]

How to resist peer pressure from good friends
May 9, 2014

After a successfully completing an addiction treatment program, a strong support network of friends who understand the struggles that someone working through […]

New friends can help addiction recovery efforts
May 1, 2014

For someone who wants to give up drugs for a healthier, more fulfilling life, time spent in an inpatient substance abuse treatment […]

Relapse prevention requires introspection, planning and support
April 28, 2014

For those struggling with alcoholism or substance abuse, recovery most often begins at addiction treatment centers. At qualified facilities, a complete support […]

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