Stress Management – June 25, 2016

It is amazing how many warning signs of stress look exactly like warning signs in the process of relapse! In fact, we know that many of these are identical – and that stress is a huge trigger in relapse. Well, it’s not actually the stress, is it?...
Real Life Motivation – June 22, 2016

Real Life Motivation – June 22, 2016

The Davis House women sent me some unsolicited pictures representing them practicing the principles they are learning in our Sober Living Enrichment program. I was told that historically, these team dinners have not been particularly healthy. In fact, frequently quite...
Nutrition Basics & Practicum – June 18, 2016

Nutrition Basics & Practicum – June 18, 2016

If this face doesn’t tell you it’s working, I don’t know what will. Education, skills development, fitness, healthy eating. The lifestyle of winners! Last night we focused on the some of the basics of nutrition¬† = How do we eat well, but on a budget?...
Health Consequences of Drug/Alcohol Use – June 15, 2016

Health Consequences of Drug/Alcohol Use – June 15, 2016

Last night we focused on the detrimental effects drug and alcohol use have on both brain and body. Cellular, synaptic and chemical changes in the brain. Organ, tissue and metabolic changes to the body and body systems. Though many of our group have attended treatment...