three women sitting on couch sympathizing showing signs of codependency

Signs of Codependency

Codependency occurs in many types of relationships. However, it’s particularly prevalent with those who have a substance use disorder and their loved ones. Codependency often occurs in romantic relationships. However, it can occur in relationships between family members and even friends. Knowing the signs of codependency is the first step to understanding your own codependent relationships.…

woman taking a hiking break practicing Relapse Prevention

Relapse Prevention

Some people get discouraged about going to treatment because they believe that relapse rates are extremely high. You may also be someone who has been to treatment before, and since a relapse, you’ve lost hope. Relapse can happen for a multitude of reasons, but you should never lose hope that you can recover. At a…

family of four taking a walk for family therapy activities

Family Therapy Activities

Family therapy activities is a useful technique when recovering from drug or alcohol addiction, rather than detox at home. People with substance use disorders don’t only affect their lives; they impact their loved ones as well. Many rehab facilities promote family therapy programs and activities as part of their treatment programs. By involving everyone affected…