Addiction Recovery & Support Articles and Resources

Addiction Hope dedicates a significant portion of our attention to recovery methods and the latest treatment for substance abuse, mental health conditions and process addictions. Continue reading below for the latest blog posts related to recovery and support. In the “Recovery & Support Navigation” menu, click on the drop-down arrow to find helpful resources on interventions, detoxification, support groups, recovery books and much more.

CBT in Dual Diagnosis Treatment: Fostering Change in Thoughts, Feelings and Behaviors

Unhappy Man With Clasped Hands Contributor: Chad Wetterneck, Ph.D., Clinical Supervisor at Rogers Behavioral Health. If you have an addiction to drugs, alcohol or other substances, there is more than a 30 percent chance you also have a mental health concern, such as anxiety, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), eating disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), depression or other mood disorder. Research tells [...]
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Finding the Keys to Overcoming the Opioid Crisis

U.S. Capital Contributor: Roseann Rook, CADC Clinical Addictions Specialist Timberline Knolls Recent news headlines have brought the opioid crisis in America back into the spotlight, particularly as lawmakers on Capitol Hill weigh in on funding for addiction in light of healthcare changes. In March of this year, the president labeled opioid abuse in the United States as [...]
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What to Expect in Residential Treatment for Prescription Drug Addiction

Man In Prescription Drug Addiction Treatment Contributor: Marissa A. Angileri, MSW, CADC, Addiction Specialist, Timberline Knolls Residential Center “But, it’s prescribed!” I hear this statement many times during the assessment process in my position as a Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor. Some examples of prescription medications include opioids which are used for pain (Vicodin, Oxycontin), depressants which are used for anxiety [...]
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Porn and Your Soul

Odds are some you of stumbled on to this blog by accident. Perhaps the Google search went haywire, and in your haste for more porn, you accidentally (and perhaps providentially) ended up here. Odds are, some of you are coming to this article after coming off a porn search or binging on porn, and you [...]
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Effectiveness of Online Public Forums for Recovering Addicts

Man using tablet for addiction recovery Online Public Forums are becoming more popular for recovering addicts. Forums typically have global members from all stages of the addiction process, who can provide useful guidance and information. Forums can be helpful in social interaction for those in recovery who can oftentimes feel isolated or lonely after treatment. What Online Forums Are Available? There [...]
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