silent retreat

What is a Silent Retreat? | Spirituality and Recovery

Sometimes you just need to be still and reflect. That can be difficult to do in a hectic world, especially as working professional who is also challenged with recovering from an addiction to drugs or alcohol. Taking time to focus inward can help you through your recovery, though. Spirituality and recovery have a connection that…

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virtual support groups for healthcare workers

Virtual Support Groups for Healthcare Workers | Online Coronavirus Resources

Most support groups, such as Alcoholics Anonymous, have shifted to virtual meetings during the COVID-19 pandemic. In these challenging times, healthcare providers and counselors understand that you need the continued support of others who can relate to your situation and your stress factors. When you are the healthcare professional, though, you need that support as…

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addiction resources during COVID-19

Government Provides Addiction Resources During COVID-19

The coronavirus outbreak has disrupted a lot of normal activities in everyone’s daily life. As a professional in addiction treatment, you may need additional support to manage your recovery. While you are working through your addiction program, you also need to remain safe from the virus itself. The government has provided addiction resources during COVID-19…

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Caron and Providence Treatment Centers Offering Virtual Coronavirus Support Group for Health Care Workers

This article courtesy of Michelle Lynch at Reading Eagle, shared here for our clients’ ease of access. [Source] With the coronavirus outbreak wreaking havoc, medical professionals and support staff are under increased pressure and added stress, said Dr. William J. Heran, the co-founder and CEO of Providence Treatment, a Philadelphia-based addiction treatment center. Dr. William…

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Empathy During COVID-19

This is You: Empathy During a Time of Crisis

Empathy is simply listening, holding space, withholding judgment, emotionally connecting, and communicating that incredibly healing message of you’re not alone. – Brené Brown Sharing Someone’s Perspective In this busy, often complex world we live in, taking the time to adopt another’s perspective by sharing their experiences and feelings, may be seen as disturbing, or an…

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