A person eats a healthy meal, an important part of reaching nutrition and wellness goals.

How Nutrition and Wellness Programs Support Recovery

Nutrition and wellness programs enhance recovery by providing essential education and resources for people trying to maintain their sobriety. These resources can include: At the correct type of treatment center, you can participate in nutrition and wellness programs that encourage you to prioritize the well-being of your physical body as well as your mind so […]

A man manages his medications in outpatient treatment by using a pill box to organize them.

Managing Medications During Outpatient Treatment

When you are getting treatment for substance abuse or co-occurring mental health disorders, you might be prescribed medication for one or both. When you are prescribed medication during an outpatient treatment plan, it’s incumbent upon you to manage your medications effectively and use them when and where appropriate. But how do you do this? Keep […]

A man struggling with an underlying mental health condition and addiction cover his face in his hands in distress.

Underlying Mental Health Conditions in Addiction Recovery

Substance abuse has a high correlation to secondary mental health conditions.  For some, this is because they haven’t been diagnosed, so they don’t know that they are living with a mental health disorder, such as depression or anxiety. All they know is that they don’t like how they feel, and they want to try and […]

How to Plan Ahead For Triggers in Recovery

Stress happens to everyone, but when you are in recovery, stress can be particularly dangerous, as it is more likely to contribute to a trigger and subsequent relapse. That’s why it’s imperative that you plan ahead for triggers. Planning ahead for triggers is an essential part of your recovery journey, and Sequoia Recovery Centers can […]

Establishing Healthy Boundaries in Recovery

When you are in recovery, you have to make many life changes, and that can extend to your relationships with others and with yourself. One of the most important lessons you will learn is how to establish healthy boundaries in recovery. If you’re looking for help establishing boundaries, turn to Sequoia Recovery Centers for help. […]

Finding Connection in Recovery at Sequoia Recovery

Isolation and loneliness are two feelings often experienced in recovery. There are many reasons for this, ranging from low self-esteem because of addiction to having to make new friends after treatment. No matter the cause, those in recovery can struggle to make connections, which can have a detrimental impact on recovery success.  Sequoia Recovery Centers […]

Supporting Loved Ones in Recovery

If you have a loved one who is struggling with addiction and trying to get help, it can fill you with apprehension when you don’t know how to best support them. You might worry about saying or doing the wrong thing and making a situation worse or not knowing how to help them most effectively […]

The Impact of Mindful Movement in Addiction Treatment

Any physical activity can go a long way toward improving your mood, so it’s important that you make getting active part of your routine. To take things one step further, you can practice mindful movement, where you focus your full attention on the movements you are making. How does this look in practice? Let’s look […]