man discussing triggers to depression and addiction with therapist

Why Triggers Are So Harmful and How to Cope When They Hit 

Therapy is a helpful way to work through triggers that may be harmful in recovery. When they come on stronger than ever, it is good to have some strategies to deal with them effectively. It starts with outlining how to navigate them when they hit and what to do if they are too strong to…

Man sitting in dim apartment depressed

How to Face Depression Head On and Claim Victory in Recovery

Coming to terms with a problem that a person faces with mental health can be a huge burden lifted. Depression is stigmatized along with addiction and, when the two are partnered up, it can be a double whammy. Even on a good day, a person with depression may find it hard to deal with life…

man coping with grief in recovery surrounded by his therapy group

How Do I Cope with Grief in Recovery?

Grief is a normal response to difficult circumstances in life. Whether it is death, loss of a friendship, divorce, moving, or other situation, the challenge is still the same. The grief can consume a person’s life if they get lost within its depths. Letting grief become too overwhelming can lead to less ability to function…