Addiction Campuses Blog

The Role Of Your Social Life In Recovery

January 19th, 2018

We rely on our closest friends to provide us with comfort, joy and support. It’s these deep relationships that give us the sense of understanding and community that’s so important to our overall well-being. These relationships become especially vital in addiction recovery. “We are social creatures,” starts Dr. Brooks, the Chief People Officer at Addiction Campuses. “Knowing how friendship and… more

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The Risks Of Binge Drinking

January 17th, 2018

For many people, drinking alcohol is a large part of their social life. It can be a way to unwind after a long day at work, catch up with friends or have a good time on the weekends. Unfortunately, too many people use these social situations as an opportunity to participate in an increasingly popular behavior- binge drinking. While overindulging… more

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How Far Would You Go To Help Your Child Get Clean And Sober?

January 16th, 2018

Lorelie Rozzano is a guest blogger for Addiction Campuses. How Far Would You Go To Help Your Child Get Clean And Sober? — *Names have been changed Sitting in a group of these three women, it struck me just how fierce momma bears really are. Their adult children were in treatment and they were attending the family program hoping to… more

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The Role Of Work And Finances In Recovery

January 15th, 2018

Finding a job after attending an inpatient treatment program is often a top priority for those in recovery. It’s essential not only because work provides an income, but because feeling productive can have a positive effect on your recovery. “We know that work and our ability be productive and to contribute meaningfully to our lives and society is a huge… more

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Jarrod’s Story: The Balancing Act Of A Life In Recovery

January 11th, 2018

At Addiction Campuses, we see first-hand the heartbreak and pain that addiction causes every day. When one person suffers from addiction, everyone close to them feels the weight of their struggle. However, we also know that it doesn’t have to be this way. Not every addiction story has to end in tragedy. With an estimated 23.5 million adults living in… more

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The Role Of Health In Recovery

January 10th, 2018

Life after treatment is about so much more than just staying clean. In order to truly find happiness and fulfillment in recovery, you have to make amends with the aspects of your life that were ignored during active addiction- including your health. “When clients come out of treatment, I always ask them: ‘What do you want to change about your… more

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Jack Had No Problem Buying Drugs, But He Won’t Pay For Treatment

January 9th, 2018

Lorelie Rozzano is a guest blogger for Addiction Campuses. Jack Had No Problem Buying Drugs, But He Won’t Pay For Treatment — Jack (not his real name) recently contacted me asking for help. He was feeling hopeless and had thoughts of ending his life. It wasn’t the first time Jack has reached out for help. We’ve spoken a few times… more

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The Role Of Family In Recovery

January 5th, 2018

While hard work and dedication are an important part of maintaining sobriety, it takes more than these things to truly find peace and balance in recovery. In order to do more than just stay sober, it requires someone to make amends with their health, their finances, their spirituality and many times, their family. “Family is the cornerstone to living a… more

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You Relapsed Over The Holidays- Now What?

January 3rd, 2018

On the outside, recovery may seem simple- ask for help, receive treatment, get sober and stay sober. However, anyone with first-hand experience with addiction will tell you that the journey of recovery is far from simple. More often than not, the path of recovery is a complicated maze of victories and obstacles. Among the most common setbacks that those in… more

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A New Year. A New You. It’s Time To Get Clean And Sober.

January 2nd, 2018

Lorelie Rozzano is a guest blogger for Addiction Campuses. A New Year. A New You. It’s Time To Get Clean And Sober. — Remember that promise you made to yourself and your family? The one that went something like this: “If I can’t stop on my own, I’ll get help.” But instead of getting help, your habit has gotten worse…. more

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Top 10 Blogs Of 2017

December 29th, 2017

Whether we’re talking about current events or sharing personal stories of people in recovery, our goal remains the same: helping those struggling with addiction and their loved ones seek the help they desperately need. This year, Addiction Campuses posted over 120 blogs all aiming to do just that. While some were more popular than others, each blog sheds new light… more

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