spirituality in addiction treatment

The Importance of Spirituality in Addiction Treatment

Spirituality in addiction treatment is essential to finding a sustainable path to recovery. Everyone has their own unique journey. It takes time to build a routine that offers you the tools to cope with everyday difficulties and maintain a substance-free life. If you aren’t comfortable with the word “spirituality,” that’s okay. You don’t necessarily need…

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Why Doctors Are Vulnerable to Addiction

Why Doctors are Vulnerable to Addiction

People have their own reasons for turning to drugs and alcohol. Some are predisposed to addiction from an early age, while others suffer injuries or mental health issues that make addiction more likely. Healthcare professionals, just like everyone else, face their own individual challenges. However, there are also job-related factors that help explain why doctors…

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Professions That Have High Rates of Addiction

Professions That Have High Rates of Addiction

One in 13 working adults struggles with excessive alcohol use. People in every type of job face their own unique challenges, some of which lend themselves to unhealthy behaviors like drug and alcohol use. Professions that have high rates of addiction are unsurprisingly demanding jobs, where the hours are long, and the stakes seem high.…

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What Does Success in Sobriety Look Like?

For many people struggling with addiction, substance and alcohol use is misinterpreted as a crutch. Though it might feel initially like that crutch is helpful, it quickly becomes the thing that most hinders them. Without help, addictions overrun a person’s life, leading to personal and professional catastrophe. It’s only after becoming sober that someone realizes…

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Recovery Dharma

Recovery Dharma Group

Providence Treatment will be hosting a weekly peer facilitated group to assist individuals in recovery through the lens of Buddhist principles and teachings. The group is called Recovery Dharma. Recovery Dharma believes that the traditional Buddhist teachings, often referred to as the Dharma, offer a powerful approach to healing from addiction and living a life…

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Man talks to therapist about his opioid withdrawal symptoms

Dealing with Opioid Withdrawal Symptoms

It’s commendable that you are considering getting help for your opioid addiction. As you may or may not be aware, a little bit of danger lurks as you make the decision to stop using your drug of choice. The medical and addiction treatment professions call this danger opioid withdrawal symptoms. However, we don’t share this…

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