Author Archives: Acceptance Recovery Center

  • How to Reconnect with Family after Rehab
    Tuesday, February 11th, 2020

    How to Reconnect with Family after Rehab

    One of the biggest challenges for people in early recovery is learning how to reconnect with their family. They often feel badly about things they did and said during the addiction, which holds them back from rebuilding healthy relationships....
  • Animal-Assisted Therapy and its Role in Recovery
    Thursday, January 30th, 2020

    Animal-Assisted Therapy and its Role in Recovery

    Animal-assisted therapy is becoming a more popular way to treat mental health and substance use disorders. When people interact with animals, several changes in the brain and body occur. For example, studies show that a pet can change the...
  • 7 Reasons Why You Should Never Detox at Home
    Friday, January 24th, 2020

    7 Reasons Why You Should Never Detox at Home

    The first step in getting clean and sober is detox. Once you complete a detox program, you can start treatment for the addiction and any underlying mental health disorders. Whether it’s due to money, a lack of information or...
  • How to Recognize the Stages and Signs of Relapse
    Monday, December 30th, 2019

    How to Recognize the Stages and Signs of Relapse

    Relapse is a major concern for people in recovery, especially in the early days when they are still transitioning to everyday life. While the risk for relapse is always there, it’s important to know that relapse is a process...
  • 7 Tips for Maintaining Sobriety over the Holidays
    Tuesday, December 17th, 2019

    7 Tips for Maintaining Sobriety over the Holidays

    The holidays are a joyous time for many, but they can also present problems for people who are in recovery. The temptation from holiday gatherings and stress from trying to do too much can create the perfect recipe for...
  • The Recovery Journey: How to Let Go of Past Hurt
    Friday, November 22nd, 2019

    The Recovery Journey: How to Let Go of Past Hurt

    Why do we have such a hard time letting go of the past? Despite our best efforts, it can be extremely difficult to free ourselves from past mistakes, tumultuous relationships and negative experiences. Sadly, holding onto this guilt, shame...