The answer is likely yes. Addiction is not something that affects just the addict. It affects anyone and everyone around the addict. Loved ones, friends, family, like it or not, they are all involved. When someone close to us is suffering as an addict, we tend to react in a way that just enables the addictive behavior. The worst […]
Addiction: When Will It End?
If you have ever tried stopping a habit, you know that it is a pretty difficult task. Something as simple as biting your nails can feel impossible to overcome. Most people make constant resolutions to go to the gym or eat healthier, yet struggle with such simple habits. Now think of it in terms of […]
Meet our Counselors
We got to interview John, a staff member with Transitions Recovery. Learn about his experience in addiction recovery below:
John graduated with degrees in accounting and computer science and worked in the IT field, but he found himself working with addiction recovery instead. How did this happen?
“When my consulting business was purchased, they gave me a 7 year […]
Life and Support After Rehab
As an ongoing process, recovery from substance takes dedication, focus, and a lot of hard work. Because of this, it is common for people to slip along the way, since every battle cannot expect to be won right off the bat. The temptation of drugs or alcohol will always be present and sometimes it will […]
I wish I could say that the only one my addiction hurt was myself, but I know that’s not true. You were there. You were there every step of the way, even when I didn’t want it.
Through sleepless nights, tears, and so much prayer, you hoped that I would change. But all of this stress didn’t only affect […]
Most union workers wonder if their insurance will cover rehab. Does it cover inpatient? Does it cover outpatient? What about out of state treatment? Well, we want to clear things up for you. This post is going to answer the most common questions union workers have:
Will I get fired if I tell my union rep about mental health […]
11 Things To Avoid When A Loved One Comes Home
The time has come for your loved one to come home from rehab. This is a time full of excitement and maybe a little bit of nervousness. With a newly sober person who is free from drugs or alcohol, this is going to be a tough transition back into the […]
When one thinks of an alcoholic, he or she thinks of someone that isn’t dressed neatly, possibly has trouble getting out of bed, and spends all of his or her money and time on alcohol. The stereotypical alcoholic also maybe has trouble keeping friends and regularly gets into arguments with family. And perhaps the biggest stereotype of all is […]
Transitions Addiction Recovery Program
Have you ever wondered what your life would be like if you weren’t an addict? Have you tried to recover and fallen back into the groove of using again? If so, let us ask, are you ready for a new beginning? It may seem like a simple question, but it might be the most important question […]
Transitions Recovery Program – Medicaid Plays Key Role In Fight Against Opioids and Heroin Epidemic
Under the newly proposed Republican healthcare plan, there is an estimated 24 million Americans who could potentially lose coverage, which includes over a million who, under the Affordable Care Act, have secured treatments for substance use disorders, also known as SUD’s. It is no secret that […]