Willow Springs Recovery Blog

April 11, 2019

8 Addiction Forums for Recovery

Are you contemplating joining an addiction recovery forum? Is it to share your thoughts, to understand addiction from the perspective of other people, or to inspire you to take action? There are many reasons to consider participating in online discussions. Before joining an addiction forum, you must first find one. […]

April 8, 2019

Brixadi: A Revolutionary Recovery Medication?

What is a liquid, turns into a gel, and may fight opioid addiction? A magic substance? No, it is a drug known as Brixadi. What are Brixadi and Buprenorphine? Opioid addiction is a huge problem in the United States and the entire world. More than 47,000 people died due to opioid […]

April 1, 2019

How Experiential Therapy Treats Addiction

When treating addiction, there are many different options available. There are many different medicines, therapies, recovery meetings, and rehab options that can help people struggling with drug or alcohol abuse. One of the varieties of therapy options includes experiential therapy, a therapy that incorporates several different techniques that can help people […]

March 12, 2019

Stopping Dry Drunk Syndrome

Some people who are sober are still lonely, anxious, or depressed. They are struggling to bring more happiness to their lives. Quitting drinking does not automatically change people’s lives. Sober people may still feel as if life has no meaning and cannot figure out what is wrong. If you are […]

March 7, 2019

Types of Counseling for Drug Abuse

There are many types of counseling for drug abuse. All these changes aim to improve the odds of kicking drug abuse, help to lower the risk of relapse and enable individuals with the addiction to finding ways to rebuild their lives. A few of the most effective types of drug abuse […]

February 27, 2019

Understanding Sobriety Tokens

Sobriety Tokens, also known as AA Chips are round, small shaped tokens given out to the members of a 12 step program. This includes Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and other types of sobriety groups. Sobriety tokens are commonly used to mark the great achievements of people who are in sobriety and […]

February 22, 2019

Recovery and Treatment Are Personal

It may be a cliché, but it’s true: fame and fortune do not necessarily buy happiness. Money and recognition don’t provide immunity against drug addition, alcohol abuse, and mental illness. Just ask the singer Justin Bieber. In a 2019 interview with Vogue magazine, he revealed that he struggled with drugs […]

February 13, 2019

5 Healing Natural Oils for Recovery

Many drug and alcohol addiction treatment facilities have adopted a holistic approach toward treating patients. A healthy lifestyle an important component in recovery. One practice in healthy living can be aromatherapy with healing natural oils. Take a look at the following list of the top 5 oils that we recommend […]

November 22, 2018

Giving Thanks for Recovery

Giving thanks, staying thankful, and being grateful. We often hear such phrases this time of year. On Thursday, November 22nd, the United States celebrated the holiday of Thanksgiving. This holiday acknowledges that the Pilgrims, people who settled in what is now the U.S. region of New England in the 1620s, […]

November 16, 2018

Meth, Jail, and Hope

Many people are arrested and go to jail because of drugs. But, why do they go to jail? What happens after they leave prison? The state of Michigan’s Kalamazoo County has experienced a surge in arrests relating to meth (methamphetamine). In October, 2018, Kalamazoo County sheriff Richard Fuller said that […]