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12-Benefits of a Service Pet for Addiction


The furry companions we call family do more than just purr and bark. Pets make a huge impact on the lives of those who live with them. From companionship to life saving abilities, animals are amazing creatures. Throughout the years, service animals have proven themselves to be loyal, useful, and necessary. The benefits of  a service pet for addiction could not be more emphasized enough The first use of service pets was documented in the 1800’s by Florence Nightingale, who found that animals reduced fear and anxiety in children. Sigmund Freud also believed pets served a higher purpose than companionship, and [...]

12-Benefits of a Service Pet for Addiction2020-02-16T15:17:55-08:00

24 Ways To Avoid a Relapse


For anyone who is struggling with addiction knows how difficult it is to quit using. Most people who struggle with a substance use disorder most often seek help with a recovery coach, psychologist, psychiatrist, or with online counseling. When the addicted individual has the substance use disorder under control, the relapse rate for most substance use disorders is estimated at between 50-80% within the first six months of abstinence from the substance and 60% within the first year. Relapse Defined The term relapse when it comes to a substance use disorder is a generalized term. Relapse in recovery from substance use [...]

24 Ways To Avoid a Relapse2019-11-25T17:29:28-08:00

11 Awesome Benefits of an Online Recovery Coach


When you are dealing with substance abuse, it is hard enough to break the habit without the needed support. Nearly anyone who has gone through the treatment process for recovery will tell you that it can be very taxing even under the best of conditions. For that reason, more people find success in incorporating a Recovery Coach in the healing process to motivate, support, and give them a push when it becomes necessary. As they explain at, Client With a Recovery Coach “Similar to life and business coaching, Recovery Coaching (also known as peer mentoring) is a type [...]

11 Awesome Benefits of an Online Recovery Coach2019-07-06T12:05:45-07:00

What Is a Recovery Coach?


What is a Recovery Coach Coming back from an addiction is one of the most challenging things you can do. It is difficult to break free from a dependence on a substance and to re-immerse oneself back into society. One quickly learns that breaking the chains of addiction is more than just breaking the physical dependence on the drug but also involves a psychological, emotional, and even a spiritual component as well. This is why so many people leave their treatment centers with a Recovery Coach by their side. As they point out in the Addiction Recovery Guide, “Part [...]

What Is a Recovery Coach?2019-07-06T11:59:28-07:00