8 Telling Signs You Need To Go To Alcohol Rehab

If you’re starting to feel like you might need help with an alcohol addiction, then you have made a great first step in coming to our site for help. In this article, we will discuss signs you need to go to alcohol rehab and help you take a deeper look inside to see if this is what you need. 8 Telling Signs You Need To Go To Alcohol Rehab 1. You have developed a tolerance to the alcohol When you find that you [...]

What People Have to Say About Artesian Wellness and Recovery

What People Have To Say About Artesian Wellness and Recovery Choosing the right rehab facility is a huge decision that shouldn’t be taken lightly. We understand that. And while we know that holistic recovery might not be for everyone, we also believe that it’s worth a shot if nothing else has worked for you. We believe in our program 100 percent. But if you’re feeling a bit skeptical, listen to these people who have been successful in our program. Take a look at what [...]

What is Holistic Recovery and Rehabilitation?

What is holistic recovery and rehabilitation? You’ve probably heard the term “holistic” before. But what does it mean? And what does the recovery process entail? Here at Artesian, we’re all about holistic recovery and rehabilitation. It’s what we do. So we love to share what you’ll get out of holistic recovery. What is holistic recovery and rehabilitation? Holistic medicine means that the focus is not just on the physical healing of the patient, but also on their mind and spirit as well. When taking [...]

Words Of Encouragement: Inspiration in Recovery

Words of Encouragement: Inspiration in Recovery Sometimes we all need a little inspiration to get us through the day. That’s okay. Here are some words of encouragement to help you on your journey to recovery. Words of Encouragement “You were never created to live depressed, defeated, guilty, condemned, ashamed or unworthy. You were created to be victorious.” – Joel Osteen “Affliction comes to us, not to make us sad but sober; not to make us sorry but wise.” – H. G. Wells Sometimes we face failure. [...]

Holistic addictions recovery explained

Holistic Recovery Centers for Alcohol and Drug RehabilitationDrug and alcohol addiction is a real problem, and one that should be treated with the proper respect. Often people who are trying to conquer this struggle find that traditional methods, like a 12-step program just isn’t working for them.At Artesian Wellness & Recovery Centers, we understand that you are an individual and as such your treatment needs to be designed for you as a whole. One of the ways that we go about this is to work [...]

What causes addictions?

Could You Be An Addict Even Before Ever Using? The cause of addiction has long been explored. There have been debates over whether addiction is a lifestyle choice, or a mental illness that one is born with. There is some factual evidence that points to addiction being genetic. If addiction is in fact something that is inherited, could an individual be an addict before ever touching a substance? Read the definition of addiction here. Addiction has two very important components that [...]

Nutrition Relieves Stress

Proper Nutrition and Addictions Recovery

Diet and Nutritional Education Helps to Heal the Addicted BrainOften times, when an individual enters recovery, the central nervous system is damaged, creating an unhealthy response to stress. The addict may find themselves panicking over simple tasks or small amounts of adversity. Being prone to panic attacks is not conducive to an easy life. In addition, often when individuals enter recovery they are diagnosed with anxiety disorders, a condition which makes it very difficult to manage stress. In the [...]

Sponsor in Recovery

Choosing a Sponsor for your Addiction Recovery

Picking the right sponsor for your addiction An addictions sponsor is another individual in recovery who will take you through the 12-steps of whichever 12-step fellowship you attend. Choosing a sponsor is an important task because you must feel comfortable with sharing deep, intimate, personal pieces of information with this individual. Before choosing a sponsor, you must establish which characteristics you wish your sponsor to possess. One of the most important questions to ask when considering an individual to be your sponsor is, “Do they have [...]

Sober Living

So, Now That You Have Finished Treatment, What Comes Next?

Many people who have struggled with addictions enroll in a detoxification and treatment program. The duration of the stay can be thirty to ninety days or sometimes longer depending on the program, and being out of touch with the world for that length of time can leave an addict wondering, “What will life be like when I get out?” The feelings of fear and self­doubt begin to sprout as they question whether or not they will be able to maintain their abstinence without [...]

Inpatient Programs

Why inpatient programs are more efficient for some types of addicts

Addiction to drugs can possibly lead to life threatening consequences if not addressed properly. More than anything, patients suffering from substance abuse require emotional and psychological support. This is why it is so important for the health and the future of the patient to pick the right rehabilitation treatment program, when choosing between inpatient and outpatient programs. People suffering from substance abuse often have to choose between inpatient and outpatient programs. However, there are certain types of patients who should not consider anything other than the [...]