When you've worked so hard on your recovery, it's natural to start thinking about some kind of vacation — a trip to the beach, a weekend away in the mountains, or maybe that big-city adventure you've always dreamed of.
It’s easy to focus on the things that you “have” to do once you exit rehab and begin your life in recovery. But one of the things you should do is take care of your mental health. Newfound sobriety can be quite challenging, but there’s plenty you can do to make this journey easier on yourself.
The members of The River Source Admissions team are the first people our clients and their loved ones speak to as they begin their recovery with us, making them an important part of the first impression we intend to provide to anyone entering treatment. To illustrate just how important the role of Admissions is in…
Everyone who has suffered from addiction has done things they feel guilt over. And on some level, this is normal and healthy: guilt can drive us to do better. It’s when guilt turns into shame — punishing ourselves continuously, declaring ourselves bad or irredeemable — that it becomes a problem.