man with hands up in therapy trying to figure parallels between food and drug addiction

Are There Any Parallels Between Food and Drug Addiction? 

Food and drug addiction are hard on the mind and body because they take away not only dignity and confidence, but also a sense of being in control. Process addictions like food, sex, and gambling get a different perspective from people than drugs or alcohol, however, the brain treats them much the same way. Find…

man sleeping worry-free as he decreased opiate cravings at Oceanfront Recovery

Find a Simple Way to Decrease Those Opiate Cravings

Getting enough sleep is usually posited as the remedy for what ails most people in recovery but it is truly a great way to support overall health. Too little sleep has been associated in studies with many health challenges both short and long-term. Find out what the connection between sleep and recovery is and how…

Coping with Cravings

Cravings are an unfortunate fact of life in early sobriety. We will experience times when we feel like our desires for the familiar comfort of drugs and alcohol are overwhelming. Eventually, we will reach a point in our recovery where we are not tempted by drugs and alcohol, but in the early stages of recovery…