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Creative Expression in Recovery

Creative Expression in Recovery

Many musicians, painters, writers, composers, and other artists believe that alcohol and drugs boost their creativity. They may feel they need to rely on substances to create their artwork, music or novels, believing that alcohol and drugs feed their creativity. This...

Benefits of Inpatient and Outpatient Addiction Treatment

Benefits of Inpatient and Outpatient Addiction Treatment

Recovery from addiction is a process. There are diverse types of addiction recovery treatment programs for individuals suffering from substance abuse and addiction. Typically these different addiction recovery programs can be divided into two main categories -...

Building Trust in Recovery

Building Trust in Recovery

Rebuilding trust is a major component in the recovery process, one that takes time, thought and action. The devastating effects of substance abuse and addiction extend much further than simply the addicted individual, but rather to touch all aspects of their lives,...

Get Grounded in Recovery

Get Grounded in Recovery

There are many ways to get grounded in recovery. Being outside and connecting with nature has exceptional restorative abilities. It does not take countless hours of being in the wilderness. An individual recovering from substance abuse or co-dependency can simply...

Relationships and Intimacy in Addiction Recovery

Relationships and Intimacy in Addiction Recovery

One of the first casualties for people who abuse substances will be relational intimacy. Those of us who have abused mind altering substances know firsthand that we were unable to maintain healthy relationships with our partners, families, friends, and co-workers in...

Jacqueline Armour

Jacqueline Armour

Jacqueline Armour - Founder ​ Hello, I am an addictions and dual diagnosis specialist. I am a certified addictions counsellor (ICADC, CCAC) and a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT) & CSAT Supervisor (CSAT-S) specializing in sexual compulsion and...