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John Bowden

June 9, 2021

What Do You Do In IOP (Part 2)

As one of the later steps of the recovery process, the Intensive Outpatient Program provides clients the freedom and flexibility to exercise their independence without leaving them completely unsupported. Tailored…
June 9, 2021

How Is IOP Helpful?

Recovery from substance addiction and dependence is a delicate process. In fact, most experts assert that recovery is a lifelong experience. So, throughout those long years of undoing unhealthy habits,…
June 9, 2021

What Do You Do in IOP?

Stigma surrounds rehabilitation programs making them both daunting and unappealing to those who need help. Unfortunately, these ideas often paint treatment programs in a negative light, causing most people to…
March 21, 2021

Addiction During COVID-19

All eyes are on the COVID-19 pandemic, which is today considered the most prominent health crisis of our modern age. But while COVID-19 sweeps across nations, infecting thousands, and attracting…
January 15, 2021

The History of Sober Living

The History of Sober Living Sober living homes have increased in popularity over the past decade. As a transitional housing arrangement, sober living homes provide recovering substance users a place…
January 3, 2021

Chronic Relapse

Chronic Relapse - How to Break the Cycle The road to sobriety is riddled with obstacles, potholes, and detours. And while some people might think that the journey to freedom…
December 30, 2020

What is EMDR Therapy?

What is EMDR Therapy and What Does It Work to Treat? Developed in the late 1980’s, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy is a distinct form of psychotherapy that aims…
November 2, 2020

Slowing Down the Day

Each day in recovery comes filled with stressors, whether someone is just beginning their journey in the detox phase or employing their own coping skills and reworking their lives during…
September 29, 2020

Asking the “Why” of Addiction

Addiction is an immensely complicated topic that envelops every aspect of a person’s life. There are biological, mental, and emotional components that all go into someone developing an addiction. Once…
June 25, 2020

Seek a Balance

Being off-kilter in our daily lives can lead us to be off-kilter in our recovery. Of course, it can be difficult to always have a balance in your life. Curveballs…
Mental Health
June 5, 2020

How Stress Impacts You

We’ve all been under stress from school, work, and family life. Stress can feel like the plague, especially when it hits when you least expect it. While some people thrive…