Vacationing in Recovery

2020-08-05T12:31:15+00:00August 5th, 2020|Categories: Discover Why, Early Recovery, Featured, Prevention, Recovery, Sober Community, Stress Management, Substance Use Disorder, Tips & Tools|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, many vacations have been put on hold, but you may still feel a need to safely get away for a [...]

Focus on Recovery and Hope: Bob’s Story

2020-08-05T12:31:57+00:00July 28th, 2020|Categories: Discover Why, Early Recovery, Mental Health, Nutrition & Fitness, Prevention, Recovery, Relapse, Secondary, Substance Use|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Bob M. is one of the first guests at Herren Wellness; he arrived shortly after we opened in 2018. He is an inspiring example of the healing [...]

How Ending Quarantine May Be Affecting Your Emotional Health

2020-07-28T19:59:35+00:00July 21st, 2020|Categories: Change, Discover Why, Mental Health, Prevention, Secondary|Tags: , , , , , , |

Living in quarantine may have created physical, financial, and emotional challenges. As the restrictions have slowly decreased many people have begun to phase back into a more [...]

The Herren Wellness Garden – Using Natural Resources to Recover Together

2020-07-15T15:28:14+00:00July 8th, 2020|Categories: Discover Why, Early Recovery, Gratitude, Holistic Therapies, Nutrition & Fitness, Recovery, Secondary, Sober Community|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Nutrition is an essential component of the healing process, and communing with nature, spending time outdoors, and engaging in enriching and fun activities are also vital to [...]

Sober Summer Fun in the Age of COVID-19

2020-06-17T14:57:37+00:00June 2nd, 2020|Categories: Discover Why, Early Recovery, Nutrition & Fitness, Prevention, Recovery, Sober Community, Tips & Tools|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Summer is a beautiful season with warm, sunny days, vacations, outside activities, beach fun, and more. We all look forward to time away from the daily grind [...]

Seeking Help During the Coronavirus Crisis

2020-06-02T17:33:19+00:00May 20th, 2020|Categories: Substance Use Disorder, Discover Why, Early Recovery, Mental Health, Recovery, Secondary, Sober Community, Tips & Tools|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Coronavirus crisis is creating uncertainty, anxiety, and stress for everyone, and it affects every area of our lives: familial, financial, emotional, mental, physical, and spiritual. The [...]

The Importance of Spirituality in Recovery

2020-05-13T12:39:54+00:00April 28th, 2020|Categories: Discover Why, Early Recovery, Gratitude, Mental Health, Nutrition & Fitness, Prevention, Recovery, Secondary, Tips & Tools|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

We hear about the importance of having a spiritual practice in recovery, but what does that mean? People who are new to recovery often have questions about [...]

Why Wellness is Vital to Prevention and Recovery from Addiction

2020-05-14T18:45:24+00:00February 7th, 2020|Categories: Change, Discover Why, Early Recovery, Featured, Mental Health, Nutrition & Fitness, Prevention, Recovery, Sober Community|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Wellness is a term we hear a lot these days, and most people correctly interpret it as an overall sense of wellbeing and health. For people in recovery, however, [...]

Seasonal Affective Disorder and Recovery

2020-05-14T18:55:15+00:00December 4th, 2019|Categories: Depression, Early Recovery, Featured, Holidays, Mental Health, Recovery, Stress Management, Tips & Tools|Tags: , , , , , , |

This is a joyful and stressful time of year, and people in recovery take extra precautions to manage stress, but those diagnosed with co-occurring Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) can [...]

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