14 Ways to Fall Asleep Naturally Now That You’re Sober

2020-04-27T01:10:43+00:00April 27th, 2020|Recovery|

No alcohol, no sleep. This is a common issue for people who are newly sober and one of the most common withdrawal symptoms for alcoholics. Other symptoms of alcohol addiction recovery can play a part in reduced sleep. The sweating, cold chills, and aches can all wreak havoc on getting a peaceful night’s sleep. It’s important to improve sleep in recovery because as it’s needed more than ever. Lack of sleep can dramatically impact one’s [...]


International Women’s Day: Celebrating Inspiring Women in Recovery

2020-03-09T15:24:18+00:00March 8th, 2020|Gender-specific treatment, Recovery|

Celebrating Women in Recovery In the spirit of women on International Women’s Day, we thought we’d give accolades to females in recovery. Also, to the women that have been so supportive and inspiring to others who are going through the beginning stages of recovery. It takes a lot for a recovering addict to admit they have a problem and then care enough to get the help they need.  These women are courageous and truly an [...]


Addiction Rehab in Denver: Levels of Care Explained

2020-02-27T21:33:44+00:00February 26th, 2020|Gender-specific treatment, Recovery|

You Know Help is Needed - Now You Need to Know the Options You’re either reading this because you are looking for support or someone you care about is. Finding the right Denver, Colorado treatment center will make all the difference in your recovery success. It’s important that you explore your options when it comes to addiction treatment in Denver. This is why we’ve laid out what your options are here with some helpful tips. [...]


Holly Wilson’s Gift of Sobriety – Women’s Recovery

2020-01-13T16:03:34+00:00December 24th, 2019|Alcoholism, Gender-specific treatment, Recovery|

Holly Wilson founded Women’s Recovery, an alcohol and drug rehab center in Denver and Dillon, Colorado. One of her goals is to help other women reach and maintain sobriety through gender-specific addiction treatment.  Women’s Recovery is led and run by women who have been through similar situations of addiction but are now in recovery. Through their experiences, the staff is able to connect with the clients and assist them in their time of need.  In [...]


Demi Moore: Her Journey of Addiction, Codependency, Relapse, and Recovery

2020-01-13T16:17:18+00:00December 23rd, 2019|Recovery|

DISCLAIMER: Demi Moore and her family have publicly discussed her struggles with substance abuse at length, in interviews and in her recent autobiography Inside Out. Here, we will look at possible factors that may have played a role. More importantly, we will look at what we can all learn from her story. Demi Moore is Hollywood royalty.  To begin with, she has had a long and successful career as an actress and film producer in [...]


The Top 12 Recovery Resolutions

2019-12-02T21:08:48+00:00December 2nd, 2019|Addiction Information, Recovery|

The New Year can be a time for personal growth. Most people aim for self-improvement by making a list of resolutions that they hope to keep throughout the year. But for people who struggle with substance abuse, the New Year offers an opportunity for a fresh start, free from the prison of active addiction. For them, New Year’s resolution take on a deeper meaning. In that spirit, here is a list of the Top Recovery [...]


Healthy Connections in Recovery: Why They are Vital for Women

2019-11-27T17:55:48+00:00November 27th, 2019|Recovery|

“The opposite of addiction isn’t sobriety. It’s connection” ~ Johann Hari, Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs Making healthy connections is crucial for women in recovery. Without strong connections, it is impossible to feel supported and motivated to continue. But with them, women can draw strength from one another and spur one another on towards their sobriety goals. The Power of Personal Connections for [...]


The Expert Take on Holiday Triggers for Women: Avoiding Stress, Depression and Relapse

2019-11-29T16:44:16+00:00November 26th, 2019|Recovery|

Alas, the holidays are upon us! They kind of snuck up, though, didn’t they? One minute we were enjoying a lazy poolside summer day. Then, in a snap, it was time to start planning for a holly jolly season. The Most Wonderful Time of the Year? You know all about it, right? Going deeper into debt to buy gifts you can’t afford (knowing darn good and well you are still paying interest on gifts you [...]


Cheers! Four Things To Love About The Holidays Now That You’re In Recovery

2019-11-21T19:28:12+00:00November 20th, 2019|Recovery|

It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like A Sober Holiday The holidays will be here before you know it, and you’re probably already preparing for the upcoming festivities. Perhaps you’re getting ready for Thanksgiving, but people are already decking the halls and getting ready to do the jingle bell rock. Soon, everybody will be whistling their favorite carols, hanging stockings by the chimney with care, and putting out the menorah. Yes, it’s beginning to look [...]


Euphoria TV Show: Rue’s Rocky Road

2019-11-21T18:32:51+00:00October 30th, 2019|Addiction Information, Recovery|

DISCLAIMER: This blog contains spoilers from the first season of Euphoria. Because this show features many scenes of underage sex, drug use, and violence, parents are strongly advised to watch the series before determining if it is appropriate for their teenagers. Although Women’s Recovery does not treat teens with addictive disorders, Euphoria touches on universal themes that are tragically familiar to any family impacted by substance abuse.  Can we learn anything from Euphoria, the highly-talked-about [...]