Monarch Shores Blog

August 29, 2019

Non Alcoholic Labor Day Drink Ideas

Non Alcoholic Labor Day Drink Ideas Whether you’re newly sober or you’ve been in recovery for a long time, finding yourself at a social gathering on Labor Day weekend where people are drinking adult beverages can feel uncomfortable. It may even be tempting. If you are unsure that you can […]

August 26, 2019

Habit vs Addiction  

Habit vs Addiction Many people interchange the words “habit” and “addiction” all the time. However, there is a big difference between them. Habits can have both a positive and negative impact on someone’s life. However, addictions have a negative impact. There are a few ways to distinguish between the two. Let’s […]

August 19, 2019

Advice for Parents of Addicted Adults

Advice for Parents of Addicted Adults Like most parents, you’ve probably spent the good part of your adult life giving everything you can to your children. You cheered them on when they succeeded and wiped their tears when they were hurt. You probably spent late nights comforting a sick toddler, […]

August 12, 2019

Does Alcoholics Anonymous Really Work?  

There are millions of people all around the country and in other areas of the world that have an alcohol addiction. Unfortunately, there are many people who lose their life to an addiction. You don’t have to be one of them. You can seek addiction treatment for your alcohol addiction and […]

August 5, 2019

Dating a Coke Addict? How to Talk About Getting Help

Dating a Coke Addict? How to Talk About Getting Help Dating someone who has a cocaine addiction can be a challenge. Not only does the addiction affect your loved one’s health and well-being, it can also affect you. What are some ways to help your significant other get help? Read […]

July 24, 2019

How to Get an Alcoholic Into Rehab  

How to Get an Alcoholic Into Rehab Do you know someone that needs rehab for alcohol? If you notice that one of your loved ones has an addiction, you can start looking into the various treatment options. When you and your closest loved ones find a provider for the addiction or […]

July 8, 2019

Drug Addiction Therapy

Rehab Then Therapy Drug rehabilitation and recovery is not always a single, linear journey. It can involve multiple treatments that address different topics. This is why drug addiction therapy is important, as it helps address other issues that need to be resolved. Drug rehab is not a “one and done” type […]

June 21, 2019

Substance Abuse in the Workplace

The Problem of Substance Abuse in the Workplace Substance abuse in the workplace is like an open secret in America, and it’s costing US employers billions and billions of dollars each year. It’s the small and medium businesses (SMBs) that are really affected because they don’t have alcohol and drug […]

June 12, 2019

Friends in Recovery

Why Friends in Recovery is so Important For people in sobriety, loneliness can be a hard emotion to handle. This is especially true for those people in the early stages of sobriety. This is why it is important for individuals to form friendships. Everyone can benefit from having clean and […]

May 21, 2019

What is Sobriety?

What Is Sobriety? Is It More Than Staying Off Drugs and Alcohol You have probably heard the term sobriety over and over again. So, what is sobriety? Is it abstaining from using intoxicating substances, or is it something deeper than that? We have all been involved in situations that do not […]