Addiction Recovery Daily Actions

Do something every day for your addiction recovery. It goes without saying that early recovery is a challenging period. One’s mind, body, and spirit undergoes enormous changes from detox onward. Each day can vary from the next emotionally, but establishing a healthy routine helps people cope with their feelings and prevent one from acting adversely.… Continue reading Addiction Recovery Daily Actions

Recovery Month 2020: Celebrating Connections

At Pacific Shores, we hope you have found time to help raise awareness about suicide prevention. You may remember some of the suggestions we provided earlier in the month, such as posting infographics on social media. Spreading the message about suicide prevention is essential in the effort to reduce premature deaths and encourage people to… Continue reading Recovery Month 2020: Celebrating Connections

Recovery Aided by the Great Outdoors

At Pacific Shores Recovery, we continue to provide help to those struggling with addiction and co-occurring mental illness in the wake of a global pandemic. The nation cannot forget that we are still dealing with a national addiction epidemic that steals hundreds of thousands of lives each year. Again, we want to remind every member… Continue reading Recovery Aided by the Great Outdoors

Addiction Recovery: Preventing Relapse

Relapses occur for a number of reasons, and long before someone takes the first drink or drug. Returning to the use of drugs and alcohol is a process that usually begins when a member of the addiction recovery community lets up on their dedication to the program. If one becomes complacent about how much work… Continue reading Addiction Recovery: Preventing Relapse

Recovery First and Progress During a Pandemic

These continue to be trying times for individuals working programs of recovery. As matters continue to worsen around the globe, the prospect of having to continue adhering to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines for the indefinite future is high. If you are staying up to date with the news reports, then… Continue reading Recovery First and Progress During a Pandemic

Recovery, Digital Meetings, and Social Distancing

At Pacific Shores Recovery, we are hopeful that you are doing everything in your power to protect your health and recovery. These are trying times due to the COVID-19 pandemic ravaging communities around the globe. For those of you in recovery, it’s essential to continue putting your recovery first, while also safeguarding your physical health.… Continue reading Recovery, Digital Meetings, and Social Distancing

Recovery Benefits from Healthy Sleeping Habits

People who spend years in the throes of addiction are usually malnourished physically, mentally, and spiritually by the time they seek treatment. Long-term drug and alcohol use takes a terrible toll on the human body; part of the recovery process is healing from the damage. Fortunately, the human mind and body have a remarkable ability… Continue reading Recovery Benefits from Healthy Sleeping Habits

Recovery “Get Well” Jobs

When a person seeks addiction treatment, they learn that their life will be vastly different than it was before. Several changes will be required if one hopes to achieve long-term recovery from addiction and co-occurring mental illnesses. Attending meetings, working with a sponsor, practicing abstinence, being accountable, and becoming more responsible are all part of… Continue reading Recovery “Get Well” Jobs

Addiction Recovery: Our Vision for You in 2020

Men and women who find themselves unable to stop using drugs or alcohol can significantly benefit from seeking professional assistance. Addiction is one of the most severe public health crises in America. While effective treatments exist and addiction recovery is possible, reaching out for help is challenging for most people. With the New Year underway,… Continue reading Addiction Recovery: Our Vision for You in 2020

Recovery-Focused Christmas 2019

Christmas is now six days from today; have you started making plans for your holiday in recovery? If not, then please begin your preparations today; you do not want to find yourself in a situation that can cancel out all the hard work you’ve put in thus far. At Pacific Shores, we realize that not… Continue reading Recovery-Focused Christmas 2019