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How to Stay Active in Recovery while social distancing

How to Stay Active in Recovery while social distancing by Primary Therapist Brianne Renley In early recovery, I was repeatedly told by another person in recovery “no matter what, we don’t pick up." With everything going on, it is important…
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Importance of Life Skills For Successful Recovery

When you were growing up, a family member probably taught you skills like how to cook, clean, and bathe. Those skills are vital. But there are other skills that parents may not have taught because they may struggle with them themselves.…
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Life Skills After Addiction

You may have heard the term life skills before and wondered about what are life skills after addiction? Life skills are abilities and behaviors that allow you to deal with everyday life. When you are in addiction, these skills fall by the…
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Why Choose an Alumni Program?

Many different rehab centers have alumni programs for people who have just completed a treatment program. But why choose a rehab alumni program? Alumni programs are a form of aftercare in Lakewood, CO for those who want and need ongoing…
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Meditation and Recovery: A Personal Experience

My passion for meditation and Eastern spirituality sprang from a more than emphatic suggestion from my first AA sponsor. In retrospect, it must have been painfully obvious to my sponsor that I was in need of practical skills to assist me…
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Recovery vs. Sobriety 

In the world of addiction, there are two terms used to discuss the self-work one must do: Sobriety and Recovery. Sobriety speaks to the abstinence of the act of using substances. Generally, this is the first goal of substance abuse treatment,…
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Alumni Program Colorado: How Does It Help?

Addiction recovery is a process that extends long past rehab, and you must use the lessons you learned there to create a life of sobriety. Along the way, you may need help or support, like from an alumni program. So, how does an alumni program…
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What Are Life Skills and Life Skills Training?

You don't know what you don't know. Yes, that statement sounds silly at the onset, but how many of us are guilty of missing that blatantly obvious fact? The problem is when we have forgotten how it was to learn something that has become…
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Importance of an Alumni Program

One of the most critical lessons a recovering addict learns during rehab is that recovery is an ongoing process. You remain in this state for the rest of your natural life. Staying on the path of sobriety, especially after completing a program,…
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What is an Alumni Program?

Choosing to get the help you need for addiction issues is critical. At AspenRidge Recovery Centers, we have programs to give you the support you want and deserve. One of these is our alumni program in Lakewood, CO. If you're asking yourself…