How to help an addict

How To Help An Addict

Get Help Today 1-855-815-9727 Getting Help For You or Someone You Love How to get help for an addict if it’s your or someone you love? It can be extremely difficult to admit that addiction has come to rule your life or the life of someone you care about. Even if you aren’t the one…

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Important Recovery Questions to Ask

Get Help Today 1-855-815-9727 The recovery stage is the last stage in the treatment process. However, it is the stage that will continuously need to be addressed important recovery questions throughout a recovering addict’s lifetime. Recovery happens after a drug or alcohol addict successfully completes their primary treatment and detox programs. Typically, the recovering individual…

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The First 8 Steps in Creating an Addiction Recovery Plan

There are some things in life that are okay to tackle without any thought or direction. But, when it comes to entering recovery, not having a plan is like jumping out of a plane without a parachute. Recovery is likely going to be the single most difficult thing you may encounter in your life –…

The Gifts of Sobriety | Westwind Recovery®

8 Awesome, Unexpected Gifts of Sobriety

Sobriety is a gift. In fact, it just may be the best gift you could ever give yourself. It means you can find your way back into a functional reality and even spend time doing boring daily tasks like washing dishes or doing laundry. It also means that your broken friendships and relationships are on…

Why There’s More to Recovery Than Sobriety - Westwind Recovery®

Why There’s More to Recovery Than Sobriety

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if you could snap your fingers, become sober, and then shout to the world that you are living a successful recovery? While this sounds wonderful, recovery, unfortunately, does not work that way. Think about it – if it were simple to be sober, addiction would never be an issue, would it?…

Learning About Addiction Can Facilitate Recovery | Westwind Recovery®

Learning About Addiction Can Facilitate Recovery

In everything you do in life, education is key. Just think about it: Children are sent to school at such young ages to begin their education. Then, after graduation, there is an emphasis on college or trade schools – again, to become educated in something. Then, when the money starts rolling in, investments are made…

Success Factors in Long-Term Recovery | Westwind Recovery® Residences

Success Factors in Long-Term Recovery

Although it is the same general process, the experience of addiction recovery is different for everyone. We are all unique in our makeup, with different strengths, weaknesses, pasts, futures, skills, and talents. What may work for one person, another may struggle with. And while we can learn from each other through the recovery process, it…