Category: Aftercare/Alumni

Sober Date Ideas

Research suggests that millennials are cutting down their alcohol consumption. Instead, they’re opting to participate in wellness events. They recognize that alcohol ages the body and decreases longevity. Clearly, sobriety is not just a lifestyle choice for those in recovery. Some people choose to be teetotalers or reduce their intake for health reasons. Others opt…

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Surviving the Holidays in Recovery

For most, the holidays are a time to celebrate with family and reconnect with distant loved ones, a rare opportunity to share in laughter and joy around the same table. It’s normal to experience increased levels of stress in anticipation of the upcoming holiday, but for an active or recovering addict, it doesn’t take much…

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Sober Retreat – Penikese: The Place to Be Is Where You Are

Last updated on October 31st, 2018 at 03:30 pmarticle provided by Toby Lineaweaver, MA, LMHC, Senior Clinician and Community Liaison     This summer, leadership of the Penikese Island School invited Recovering Champions to conduct a sober retreat on Penikese Island, and after sending out invitations and a bit of planning and packing, eight RCI…

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12 Step Program

Last updated on August 30th, 2019 at 08:40 pm12 step programs have been around since the late 1930’s, when Bill Wilson and Dr. Bob Smith, both struggling with alcohol abuse, founded Alcoholics Anonymous. Since then, their process of recovery has expanded beyond alcohol addiction and is now incorporated into treatment programs for gambling, drugs, and…

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