do you need a sponsor in recovery

Do You Really Need a Sponsor in Recovery?

If you’ve successfully completed rehab and are now in recovery, the first thing you should do is congratulate yourself on a significant achievement. You are now clean and sober and that’s the key driver toward maintaining your sobriety going forward. But if you are like most newcomers to recovery, this is an entirely new lifestyle…

Sex Addiction Basics

Sexual addiction is a compulsive preoccupation with sexual thoughts, the pursuit of sex or sexual behaviors, which the individual is unable to stop in spite of negative consequences to their life, career, relationships or health. Also known as an intimacy disorder or hypersexuality, sexual addiction can be considered a process addiction, similar to gambling, binge…

group therapy in drug rehab

Group Therapy in Drug Rehab

Drug or alcohol addiction almost always leads a person to isolation. Isolation from a healthy community brings its own mental health problems. Given that the substance-addicted person is living this sort of detached existence, it ought not to be so surprising that re-connecting them to a group or community will help address several important issues…