A significant part of navigating your life in recovery is dealing with cravings. While going through treatment is tough, and staying sober can be equally challenging for many people. At South Hills Recovery Project, we’ve put together some tips on how to handle cravings and help keep them from weighing you down.
Anyone who takes prescription painkillers like Vicodin or Percocet is at risk of developing a tolerance. This tolerance can lead to dependence and even opioid addiction, even when the medication is taken responsibly and as prescribed by a medical doctor.
With all the celebrating during the holidays, there are potentially more triggers and temptations surrounding someone who is struggling with addiction than any other time of the year. Now that the holidays over, many people are making resolutions to better themselves for the 2020 year. By setting goals for the coming year, you can give […]
We learn better when learning is a positive experience rather than aversive. This fundamental concept underlies learning as well as evidence-based clinical interventions like motivational interviewing. The brain’s “reward system” pushing us towards better adaptation to our environment.