March 6, 2020

Acceptance is the Key to Long-Term Recovery

The first of the 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) reads: "We admitted we were powerless over alcohol—that our lives had become unmanageable." Once you can acknowledge that you have a problem with alcohol or substance use, then you can begin taking action.Long-term recovery is possible for all who...

January 31, 2020

Novel Target for Treating Stimulant Use Disorders

Research is essential for advancements in addiction treatment therapies. Scientists are the people who develop medications to help treat alcohol and substance use disorders. Research teams study and develop novel therapies that lead to the adoption of evidence-based treatment modalities.However, while there are effective treatments available for all who...

December 28, 2019

Finding Recovery in 2020

New Year’s Eve is an interesting time in the field of addiction medicine. This a time when men and women in recovery have to go above and beyond to protect their program. It’s also a time when many people decide to reach out for assistance with the hope of...

December 12, 2019

Addiction Treatment: Achieving Long-Term Recovery

People who use drugs and alcohol for extended periods and in hazardous ways put themselves at significant risk of developing an addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders. Around half of the people living with alcohol and substance use disorders also meet the criteria for a dual diagnosis. Note: co-occurring...

October 17, 2019

Recovery Requires Listening Up

In early recovery, learning how to listen is key to absorbing the information you need. Those who are new to the program have a lot to get off their chest; the weight of addiction is massive, and everyone desires to feel unburdened. There are ample opportunities to share your...

February 23, 2019

Mental Health Benefits Linked to Fruits and Vegetables

Long-term addiction recovery depends on transforming the mind, body, and spirit. Neglect the brain—the body and spirit will suffer. Ignore physical wellbeing—mental health and a person’s connection to something “deeper” will decline. Merely put, the whole person is only as strong as its weakest link.When a person enters into...

January 24, 2019

Spirit of Recovery Award 2018

Steve Collier, Co-Founder of HVRC, with Dr. Stephen Ey (center) and previous "Spirit of Recovery" honorees.Over the decades, people from various backgrounds have dedicated their lives to others to transform their own; each person in recovery owes such individuals a debt of gratitude. Without the countless medical professionals and...

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