Things to be grateful for during addiction recovery treatment

We know the recovery journey can be difficult. And like any journey through life, there are ups and downs. However, there are plenty of things to be grateful for during recovery. Here are four things to remember to be grateful for during your addiction recovery. You have people who support you The life of an … Continued

How Family Therapy Helps Addiction Recovery

Addiction is an ugly disease that can affect families for generations. We know that addiction can be genetic and how it can create toxic family dynamics. Often when an individual struggles with addiction, one of their parents, sometimes both, struggled with addiction. In fact, about half of all addiction is genetic, but learned behavior and … Continued

Anxiety Management and Recovery

Have you found yourself asking, “Do I have an anxiety disorder?”   If you have found yourself asking this question, it might be time to talk to a specialist for a diagnosis. Diagnosing an anxiety disorder might be the first step in taking back control of your life.   We all feel nervous at times … Continued

The necessity for connection…

Relationships are the heartbeat of psychological stability in the lives of each one of us. Dr Donald Joy PhD has written a book titled Bonding: Relationships in the image of God. This book demonstrates the effect of two systems noteworthy of consideration. One, The Neurotic System: In this system people who are supported by as … Continued

Addiction: What to Look For, What to Do, and Where to Go

The following information was presented at a FCR conference recently held regarding treatment and the church. MYTHS: • If you have enough will power, you can stop. • This is a character flaw. • You can successfully finish treatment in a few weeks. FACTS: •“Alcoholism is the 3rd leading lifestyle-related cause of death in the … Continued

Subtle barriers within treatment recovery.

Have you ever wondered why some people don’t seem to make it through treatment first time around, while others do? These individuals’ treatment episodes are plagued with either minuscule or catastrophic problems that seem to shake the very foundations of their program while also directly affecting those around them. They might be identified as the … Continued

Some of the pitfalls of addiction and mental illness

Full Circle Recovery (FCR) is an Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) faith-based Christian facility. FCR works conjointly with mental health disorders such as depression, anxiety, panic disorders, bipolar disorders, trauma concerns, personality disorders, and many other categories of mental health issues that confound the balance of life. FCR is a Christian dual diagnosis residential and … Continued