Most people are familiar with 12-step programs such as Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous, but fewer people know about SMART Recovery. SMART stands for Self-Management And Recovery Training and was founded in 1994. SMART is a non-profit created to help people struggling with addiction by teaching them strategies shown by research to help control addictive… Continue Reading What is SMART Recovery?
Sober living homes are transitional places where people live after inpatient treatment but before living on their own. The idea is to give people a little more autonomy than they would have in inpatient treatment but still provide some peer support during a tricky time. If you are just leaving inpatient treatment, a sober living… Continue Reading Do Sober Living Homes Work?
They say there are two kinds of people: those with back and those who will have back pain. Most people will have some degree of back pain at some point in their lives. As if back pain isn’t bad enough, some people become addicted to opioid painkillers either because of the pain itself or because… Continue Reading 4 Ways to Relieve Back Pain Without Drugs