Recovery Addiction Blog

Recovery is Possible Blog

The articles in this blog are for individuals seeking treatment, already receiving services and those in recovery as well as their family members. Written by members of the Pine Rest staff and Retreat Center alumni, topics will include everything from warning signs of a substance use disorder to tools for living in recovery.

  • How Therapy Helps with Addiction Recovery

    How Therapy Helps with Addiction Recovery
    Therapy helps addiction recovery! Our culture supports people going to detox or rehab, thinking this is the cure. Really, it’s just one part of the process for some people. Addiction is a chronic disease that needs ongoing maintenance just like...
  • How Can We Help More People Get Treatment for Addiction?

    How Can We Help More People Get Treatment for Addiction?

    More than 20 million Americans are estimated to struggle with addiction to a drug or alcohol in any given year, yet only 10 percent seek treatment for their addiction according to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health. How…

  • Seven Tips for a Happier, Healthier Life

    Seven Tips for a Happier, Healthier Life

    Reap the benefits of being kind to yourself! Prioritizing a good night’s sleep, positive self-talk, using vacation time and intentional self-care can have some surprising benefits for your productivity, longevity, confidence, weight and relationships.


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“How do we HALT self-destructive behaviors? One way is to routinely monitor and take care of four aspects of our lives – Hunger/Hurt, Angry, Lonely, Tired – which can be remembered using the acronym H.A.L.T.” – Jean Holthaus, LISW, “Putting a HALT to our Self-Destructive Behaviors”

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