6 Tips for Writing a Powerful Intervention Letter

An intervention can provide the motivation your loved one needs to get treatment for addiction. Although many people believe someone has to hit rock bottom before they can seek help, that’s not true and sometimes rock bottom means death. A well-run intervention has a good chance of convincing your loved one to at least give […]

How to Have an Intervention that Works

Watching a loved one struggle with drug or alcohol addiction is painful. Even if you manage to avoid getting drawn into your loved one’s problems, it’s hard to see someone you care about suffer. Sometimes you feel like you have to do something. While many people believe that nothing will change until the person with […]

When is AA Not Enough?

Mutual aid groups like AA and NA are typically the first thing someone thinks of when they think about getting help for themselves or for a loved one. AA has been helping people quit drinking for nearly 85 years. AA and the groups based on it have a lot going for them. They are free […]

Mindful Meditation Through Dharma

Steps Recovery likes to include all aspects of life within your treatment. Often, those seeking recovery are on a journey of self-rediscovery while building a life free of substance use and abuse. Dharma is a Buddhist principle of coming to understand the true nature of reality within yourself. It is mindfulness practice taught to help […]

Addiction and Recovery for Men

Addiction destroys us, no matter which gender we are. There are some differences, however, in how addiction impacts men and women, and also in how we recover. Steps Recovery Centers is well-versed in gender differences, and this is one of the reasons that they have separate treatment centers for men and women. The program for […]

Affording Addiction Treatment

You understand that you have an addiction and that you need help. Still, you have come to the utterly hopeless conclusion that you will never be able to afford treatment. Your substance abuse lingers over your head, giving you a sense of impending doom. Recovery feels like it is always out of your reach every […]

How the Seven Principles of Yoga can Guide More Than Just Your Practice

How The Seven Principles Of Yoga Can Guide More Than Just Your Practice

Yoga combines body movement, mental techniques, and emotional awareness into one relaxing, sometimes frustrating, whole-self activity. Many in recovery find the use of yoga a therapeutic source of healing, a way to restore balance and promote rejuvenation. Consider that addiction is disconnection, particularly from one’s own body, mind, and spirit. Reclaiming your relationship with all […]