Is DUI or DWI a Sign of Alcoholism? 

Is DUI or DWI a Sign of Alcoholism? 

Is DUI or DWI a Sign of Alcoholism?   What is a DUI or DWI? Before we get into whether or not DUI or DWI is a sign of alcoholism, let’s discuss what a DUI/DWI is. DUI (driving under the influence) or DWI (driving while intoxicated) occurs when a motorist is...
Summer Activities for People In Recovery

Summer Activities for People In Recovery

Summer Activities for People In Recovery   For those in early recovery, one of the major obstacles to sustaining sobriety long-term can be boredom. Boredom is a silent killer. That is not to say that one needs to be busy 24/7 in recovery because that is not...
Are Drugs Becoming More Mainstream?

Are Drugs Becoming More Mainstream?

Are Drugs Becoming More Mainstream?   Like it or not, alcohol and the entertainment industry have gone hand in hand for as long as most people can remember. This is not new. Up until a few years ago though, drugs were less mainstream. Many entertainers were doing...
What is JCAHO?

What is JCAHO?

What is JCAHO?   JCAHO is an acronym for the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. Also known as “The Joint Commission”, JCAHO provides oversight and accreditation to healthcare organizations that meet its stringent safety standards. It...
Why do Individuals Relapse?

Why do Individuals Relapse?

Why do Individuals Relapse? Relapse might seem like the end of your recovery, but it actually can be a part of the recovery process. If you are in treatment for addiction or alcoholism, it is important to know that relapse and recovery are not mutually exclusive....
7 Days With No Prayer Makes One Weak Program

7 Days With No Prayer Makes One Weak Program

7 Days With No Prayer Makes One Weak Program “7 days without prayer makes one weak (week) program” is a simple play on words that is passed around the 12 step community. This phrase is a somewhat humorous albeit corny way of reminding fellow members of the 12 step...