7 Domains of Wellness
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The seven domains of wellness are: physical, social, occupational, emotional, intellectual, environmental, and spiritual.
- Dec 20, 2022
HALT: Focus on These Four Triggers in Your Recovery
The HALT method is a four-part system that helps you check in with your emotional state and spot triggers that may lead to poor...
- Dec 15, 2022
Tips for Staying Sober Through the Holidays
The holidays are upon us, and we've all heard the same old tips for staying sober. "Stay busy," "find another activity to take your mind...
- Jun 15, 2022
Patient Journey Map: Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Experiences
The Addiction Policy Forum's report Patient Journey Map: Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Experiences was developed through...
- Apr 8, 2022
Recovery capital helps us better understand the process of recovering from a substance use disorder, and measures the total resources...
- Oct 26, 2021
Mindfulness is a tool that can benefit nearly anyone, whether in recovery or not. But for those of us in recovery, it is a particularly...
- Sep 22, 2021
National Recovery Month
September is the 32nd anniversary of National Recovery Month. It is a time to celebrate those in recovery and support new evidence-based...
- Sep 7, 2021
The Fifth Dimension of Recovery: Social
Addiction is an isolating disease that wants us to be alone, and in recovery we must find ways to connect with others to counteract this...
- Aug 20, 2021
The Fourth Dimension of Recovery: Existential
Over the past few weeks, I have been writing about the dimensions of recovery. I have covered the first three dimensions: clinical,...
- Aug 2, 2021
The Third Dimension of Recovery: Functional
Functional recovery includes everyday life components like employment, housing, and education. It is not uncommon for a person entering...
- Jul 20, 2021
The Second Dimension of Recovery: Physical
Recently, I wrote about the first dimension of recovery, the clinical, which focuses on the symptoms that you may experience, like...
- Jun 7, 2021
The Importance of a Daily Schedule
When entering recovery, abstaining from substances, or engaging in treatment, there is a lot to think about, and for many of us, a lot of...
- May 26, 2021
Wednesday Wellness Feature May 26, 2021
One element of recovery that is instrumental to many are support groups. They can provide us a range of opportunities to grow within...
- May 19, 2021
Online Support Groups for Individuals Struggling with Substances
During the pandemic, support group meetings shifted to online formats. As individuals are receiving the COVID-19 vaccine, some groups are...
- May 7, 2021
Planting a Seed
By Jeffrey Wincott On May 9th I will be celebrating 19 years of sobriety. How did I do it? I did it with the generous help of so many...
- May 4, 2021
Wednesday Wellness Feature May 4, 2021
Jeffrey Wincott is a Canadian actor and martial artist best known for his lead role in the television series Night Heat. Wincott was also...
- Apr 21, 2021
Wednesday Wellness Feature April 21, 2021
Exercise as A Way to Cope By Dr. Charlotte Wincott, PhD Charlotte Wincott is a neuroscientist and filmmaker. Her award-winning short...
- Feb 24, 2021
Wednesday Wellness Forum
6 Simple Daily Self-Care Activities Learn about the basic principles of self-care from a leading psychiatrist: sunshine, exercise,...
- Feb 24, 2021
Tuesday Night Group
Support groups are essential to those of us in recovery, and COVID-19 has thrown a wrench into our ability to gather and share about our...
- Jan 15, 2021
Foundations of Self-Care for Everyone
basic principles of health required by all: sleep, nutrition, exercise, sunshine, and positive content.
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