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 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

Recovery Depends On Being Open and Honest

Relapse prevention is an essential component of recovery; men and women need to protect their program completely. It is not easy to avoid people, places, and things that can compromise progress. Those who prevent relapse are people willing to do whatever it takes to keep their disease in remission. There will be days when you… Continue reading Recovery Depends On Being Open and Honest

Recovery Requires Continued Action

Doing something for your addiction recovery every day is essential. That is something that people who seek treatment learn after detoxification concludes. Those who are affected by alcohol and substance use disorder have to remind themselves that progress is lost without continued effort. Unlike many illnesses, mental and behavioral health conditions can only be managed.… Continue reading Recovery Requires Continued Action

They Said

In recent posts, we have discussed the value of eating right and exercising regularly in recovery. We talked about how a healthy mind is a contingent upon a healthy body and vice versa. It is worth adding to the previous discussions that prioritizing physical fitness doesn’t have to be a drag. In fact, adding exercise… Continue reading They Said