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Glossary of Addiction Terms

Specific terminology, acronyms and abbreviations are a big part of life for those seeking recovery. We’ve put together two guides to help you navigate the terminology you may hear or...

After Rehab

Coming Soon – Sober Living in Franklin

Our Resolutions Franklin Sober Living facility is not open yet. We will be opening soon. We are getting everything ready to best serve you. We have other options in our...

Returning Home After Rehab

Throughout treatment, patients will participate in discharge planning to make sure that they have the skills they need to succeed in recovery. Near the end of treatment, your loved one...

Sleep Health & Experiencing Dreams During Drug Recovery

Sleep is an essential function that protects physical and mental health in addition to enhancing overall quality of life. For decades, researchers have debated various issues regarding the functions of...

5 Addiction Support Groups Utilizing the 12-Step Model

Addiction is a chronic disease that affects everyone who suffers from it differently. As a result, there are a variety of treatment options available, and some approaches work better than...

An Overview of Non-12-Step Support Groups

The 12-Step model is a popular approach to addiction recovery, and many people find the support structure they need in groups that are based around it, but it is not...

6 Tips on Avoiding Drug Relapse

Article Snapshot How to Avoid Drug Relapse Avoid triggering situations Join a support group Participate in aftercare Get active and exercise Participate in sober activities Build a social network One...

A List of Support Groups for Aftercare Recovery List

Article Snapshot Types of Support Groups Alcoholics Anonymous Narcotics Anonymous Other substance-specific groups Religious and culturally based support groups Groups for women SMART Recovery and other secular or non-12-Step groups...

What Are the Rules and Expectations of a Sober Living Program?

Article Snapshot The Rules of a Sober Living Pay your bills on time No drug or alcohol use Expect to handle chores Attend all house meetings Attend support group meetings...

What Are the Benefits of a Sober Escort?

Article Snapshot The Benefits of a Sober Escort Ongoing sober monitoring Continuing Counseling Social opportunities Cue avoidance Transportation to appointments Mentoring and modeling A better living environment Someone to lean...

What Are the Benefits of a Life Coach?

Article Snapshot The Benefits of a Life Coach Learning more about the positive side of life An opportunity to learn A personal cheerleader An accountability partner A sense of structure...

Explaining the Roles of Sponsor and Sponsee

Many people in recovery have found community and solace in the 12-Step philosophy to continuing recovery from substance abuse. The foundation for such groups as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics...

Differentiating the Meaning of Relapse and Freelapse

In a perfect world, a person in recovery would be able to ban all drugs and alcohol from every corner of the world. That way, there would be no temptation...

Sober Living Homes: What Is the Transition Process Post Rehab?

Making the leap from a treatment program to the home environment can be really jarring. Even though you have changed with your recovery, your home may not have changed at...

Preparing for Aftercare: A Checklist for the Newly Sober

Once formal addiction treatment programs are complete, is all the hard work of recovery also complete? Can you rest and relax, knowing that you have locked your sobriety up tight?...

Drug Rehab Aftercare & Alumni Program

Once substance abuse or addiction treatment is over, many people wonder what comes next – especially if they, or their treatment team, feel they are not quite ready to manage...

10 Things to Be Grateful for in Recovery

There is no better time of year than Thanksgiving To pause and consider all that there is to be thankful for in sobriety. While things likely are not perfect –...

Aftercare & Alumni Program

What Happens After Rehab? Sunrise House discharge planners will work with you, your counselor, and your doctors to determine the best step forward. Once a path has been decided upon,...

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