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Rebuilding the Family in Early Recovery

Whether it’s your spouse or a different family member in recovery, addiction generally affects your entire family unit with a ripple effect. Side effects from the disease often involve broken trust, boundaries that are constantly overstepped and feeling helpless. If a loved one is in treatment, chances are your family is going to experience a…

The Value of Setting Boundaries in Recovery

A close relationship with an addict can mean that boundaries are crossed again and again. A person suffering from addiction can develop uncharacteristic behavior that leads to volatile and unhealthy relationships with those close to them. This often involves co-dependent dynamics, where family members believe that they can prevent the addict from using again by…

Sober Activities in Los Angeles

When drugs and alcohol are removed from an addict’s life, gaps are left in former routines– leaving room to switch up activities and restructure one’s schedule. This leads many to wonder what to do with their time and how to enjoy activities they previously participated in while under the influence. Here’s the good news for…

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