Why Supported Recovery Is Important Support groups, recovery staff, sponsors, and mentors help those in recovery to stay accountable, to feel a sense of community, and to know that they are not alone if times get tough. A support network and limited isolation, including the presence of family members at meetings and appointments, helps to […]
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Insurance Coverage for Substance Abuse Treatment and Detox The simple answer to this question is yes, most insurances in California will cover at least a part of your treatment for substance abuse or addiction. Many companies (especially private insurance or established large company insurance) offer coverage for all or part of substance abuse treatment for […]
Distance and Recovery May Go Hand in Hand At Fresh Start of California, we understand that detox and rehabilitation require clear intent, persistence, and an environment that supports recovery. The distance created in going to a recovery center far from home sometimes allows recovering addicts to have a better chance at success. When you are […]
Community Begins with Rehabilitation at Fresh Start of California Recovery requires strength and courage to walk away from the friends, community, and family that you have been around all of your life. It asks you to begin anew and create a new set of friends, a new life, and a new community. Walking away from […]
Celebrate Milestones to Keep Sobriety at the Mind’s Forefront In life and recovery, the small moments are what keep us going when things get rough. Despite the culture in America of “win big” and “go big or go home,” daily goals and milestones are what will add up to reach our bigger goals. Whether you […]
Silence as a Form of Recovery Support: Listen and Learn Communication is a two-way street but it is not uncommon for an addict to get nothing from those around them but being talked down to, yelled at, or told what they are doing wrong. As a supportive loved one, family member, or friend, we must […]
We often celebrate the New Year as a chance to start fresh, a chance for resolutions, and a way to remember the positive things throughout the year. When you are in recovery, there is so much to celebrate. You are given a new chance at life and a new outlook through sober, healthy eyes. At […]
Be Ready for Sober Holidays with Tips from Fresh Start of California Whether you are fresh out of detox and rehabilitation or have several years under your belt, the holidays can be a difficult time for a recovering addict. It’s crucial to be prepared, both mentally and emotionally so that the feelings and activities that […]
Gratitude for Sobriety this Thanksgiving The biggest trick to having a happy, sober Thanksgiving is to remember the gratitude that is cultivated in your sobriety. As children, we often learn that Thanksgiving is all about remembering and expressing what we are grateful for. What more to be grateful for than a second chance at life? […]
Highs and Lows: Learning Gratitude It is said that those who have survived addiction know about the lowest of the lows so much more than those who have not battled addiction. With that propensity of feeling such strong emotion, which often is one of the reasons for addiction, comes the ability to feel strong gratitude. […]
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