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How Good Can Life Be, Clean & Sober?

In early recovery, we're easily left with a sense of loss when we romanticize euphoric experiences we had with our drug of choice (and overlook the costs). Are you looking through the wrong end of ...

Dealing with Emotions in Early Recovery: There Are No "Quick Fixes"

by Jim LaPierre, Jan 2022

During early recovery we often find ourselves raw. But you can't heal what you can't feel. There are no quick fixes. Learn how to let it go.

Getting Over the Recovery Blahs: Plan Excitement!

by John Lee, Dec 2021

After a few months, it’s easy to hit a recovery wall and start to feel bored and dissatisfied with your new clean and sober lifestyle. This dissatisfaction will pass, but until it does, you can lower your risk of relapse by taking some time to plan islands of excitement to look forward to.

In Pain? Assess Your Addiction Risks

by John Lee, Oct 2021

Should you take opioids? Pain and addiction go hand-in-hand. Learn why pain ups addiction risks and who’s most at risk to develop a problem.

Opioid Addiction Treatment for Chronic Pain Patients

by John Lee, Aug 2021

Three opioid addiction treatment options for people with chronic pain – including options for people who still need opioids for analgesia.

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