Having Fun Without Alcohol

Fun without alcohol

By Anna McKenzie If you’re in recovery from alcoholism or trying to curb a drinking problem, you may wonder how people have fun without alcohol. Alcoholic drinks are a staple, if not a centerpiece, of many social events and gatherings, especially around the holidays. But the truth is, there are lots of ways to socialize […]

The Exercise Factor: How it Helps Recovery

People Exercising

By Christa Bannister It’s no secret that working up a good sweat regularly is recommended for optimal health, whether it’s through walking, strength training, Zumba, goat yoga, or something else fun. But what may be surprising is how much the simple act of moving your body can have on your brain function and overall mental […]

Sobriety vs. Recovery

Sobriety vs. Recovery - The Meadows Texas

By Clint Fletcher  A common question that gets asked in the field of mental health or addiction treatment is, What is the difference between sobriety and recovery?  Essentially, sobriety is about refraining from using substances that are causing you harm, and recovery is about your life after addiction. It’s a lifestyle you choose that involves […]