Understanding Alcohol Use Disorder: A Comprehensive Guide

2024-05-14T10:54:55-04:00May 14th, 2024|Categories: Addiction Treatment, Alcoholism, Featured, Holistic Therapies, Life Coaching, Nutrition and Fitness, Recovery, Substance Use Disorder, Tips & Tools|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Alcohol has long been part of human history, with its consumption dating back thousands of years. While moderate alcohol consumption is a common social activity for many, it’s [...]

Understanding Marijuana, Cannabis Use & Psychosis

2024-04-08T10:51:26-04:00April 8th, 2024|Categories: Addiction Treatment, Cannabis, Featured, Holistic Therapies, Life Coaching, Marijuana, Nutrition and Fitness, Recovery, Substance Use Disorder, Tips & Tools|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The legalization of marijuana has been a hotly debated topic for decades, and in recent years many states have moved towards decriminalization or outright legalization of cannabis for [...]

Why Wait? The Benefits of a Holistic Approach to Treating Substance Use

2024-03-01T16:58:16-05:00March 1st, 2024|Categories: Addiction Treatment, Alcoholism, Break the Stigma, Family Resources, Featured, Holistic Therapies, Life Coaching, Nutrition and Fitness, Recovery, Substance Use Disorder, Tips & Tools|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Substance Use Disorder (SUD) is a complex and challenging condition that affects millions of people worldwide. It can impact all aspects of a person’s life including physical, mental, [...]

South Shore Magazine Feature

2024-02-01T17:43:53-05:00February 1st, 2024|Categories: Addiction Treatment, Alcoholism, Discover Why, Family Resources, Recovery, Sober Community, Substance Use, Substance Use Disorder|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Herren Wellness founders, Chris and Heather Herren as well as Executive Director, Lori McCarthy recently sat down with South Shore Magazine to talk about Chris's journey [...]

How to Support a Loved One in Treatment & Recovery

2024-01-12T20:50:50-05:00January 12th, 2024|Categories: Addiction Treatment, Alcoholism, Family Resources, Featured, Substance Use Disorder, Tips & Tools|Tags: , , , , , , , |

When you love someone who has struggled with addiction and is now in recovery, it often creates an emotional roller coaster, marked by a myriad of conflicting feelings. [...]

Navigating the Holidays: Managing Stress & Family Celebrations

2023-11-13T16:12:41-05:00December 12th, 2023|Categories: Early Recovery, Holidays, Recovery, Substance Use Disorder, Tips & Tools|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The holiday season, a time of joy, laughter, and togetherness, can also bring elevated stress, anxiety, and overwhelm. Balancing work, shopping, decorations, and social obligations can be challenging during [...]

Celebrating 5 Years of Herren Wellness!

2023-09-30T21:29:44-04:00February 28th, 2023|Categories: Addiction Treatment, Alcoholism, Alumni Events, Depression, Discover Why, Early Recovery, Family Resources, Featured, Gratitude, Guest Success Stories, Guest Success Story, Holistic Therapies, Life Coaching, Prevention, Recovery, Substance Use Disorder|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

As we approach the fifth anniversary of Herren Wellness, I can't help but reflect on the many individuals and families we have been blessed to work with over the [...]

Practices Leading to Sustained Recovery

2022-03-07T21:09:30-05:00March 7th, 2022|Categories: Addiction Treatment, Early Recovery, Featured, Holistic Therapies, Mental Health, Prevention, Recovery, Substance Use Disorder, Tips & Tools, Wellness Week|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

This week we are celebrating Wellness Week with Herren. A week dedicated to celebrating wellness and practicing healthy ways to handle life’s challenges. In embracing a life in [...]

Dating in Recovery

2022-03-07T21:10:17-05:00February 8th, 2022|Categories: Addiction Treatment, Alcoholism, Change, Early Recovery, Mental Health, Opiate Addiction, Recovery, Relapse, Secondary, Sober Community, sober curious, Substance Use, Substance Use Disorder, Tips & Tools|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, where couples will plan sweet dates and post their loving messages on social media.  But what about those in recovery… When [...]

Releasing Shame in Relapse

2022-02-08T19:22:34-05:00February 1st, 2022|Categories: Addiction Treatment, Alcoholism, Break the Stigma, Change, Depression, Early Recovery, Heroin, Life Coaching, Mental Health, Opiate Addiction, Prevention, Recovery, Relapse, Secondary, Sober Community, Stress Management, Substance Use, Substance Use Disorder, Suicide Prevention, Tips & Tools|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Individuals struggling with Substance Use Disorder experience intense feelings of guilt and shame.  In recovery these feelings are worked through in treatment, therapy, and 12 step programs.  But [...]

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