Pets, Treatment and Recovery

man with his pets cat

Pets are great companions through thick and thin. So it’s probably not a secret that their presence in our lives changes us for the better. Studies have repeatedly shown that having a pet can help us live longer.  For people in recovery, having a beloved pet by their side can make a world of difference. […]

How to Start Socializing in Recovery

sponsor speaks with her mentee

Socializing can seem difficult in early recovery, even if a person made friends easily before. You may have once had a lot of friends before your addiction began to take over. Or maybe you were the “life of the party”, greeting everyone and anyone when they entered the room. Whatever the case, socializing in recovery […]