Tag Archives: Coping Skills

Staying Sober While Managing Your Caregiver Responsibilities


Many middle-aged adults find themselves with responsibilities for not only their children but their elderly parents as well. This can be extremely stressful, especially for someone that is working towards their own professional or academic goals. While most are preparing their own children for adulthood and looking forward to having more time for themselves, many […]

Fending Off Cravings

fending off cravings

While in recovery, it is natural to experience cravings. You may have a desire to use again at random moments. This is part of the recovery process. Substance use disorder is a physiologic illness where your body feels compelled to give in to cravings. So understand that it’s the illness talking. These cravings can come […]

How Do I Make the Most of Each Sober Day?

Getting sober can create many exciting opportunities, but there will be those days when you will not be feeling it. Life on life’s terms still occurs even when you believe that when you stop drinking or using drugs, everything will automatically be much better. Staying sober means that you have to make the most of […]

5 Ways to Cope on the Anniversary of a Traumatic Event

5 Ways to Cope on the Anniversary of a Traumatic Event

“The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides 24/7 free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255).” The anniversary of a traumatic event can evoke feelings of despair and make us relive the experience, bringing back symptoms of post-traumatic […]