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 […]

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 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 9, 2019

How to Practice Patience in Addiction Recovery

How to Practice Patience During Addiction Recovery Patience is a virtue. The age-old mantra is vague and may be seemingly useless, but when it comes to recovery from addiction, this motto is pure gold. The path of addiction recovery is often a long one, so it’s important to be patient throughout […]

May 6, 2019

Benefits of Music Therapy in Recovery

Music is a universal language that can help calm down or regulate emotions. When it comes to addiction recovery, it can play a crucial role as a form of therapy. What are the benefits of music therapy in substance abuse treatment? Read to know more. There are many forms of […]

April 23, 2019

Holistic Therapies for Addiction Recovery

Holistic Therapies for Addiction Recovery Drug addiction can have a significant effect on the whole person – body, mind, and spirit. While undergoing treatment for drug or alcohol abuse, it is also important to address the needs of your entire self to ensure that you continue to live a healthy […]

March 12, 2019

What is Gestalt Therapy and It’s Role in Addiction Recovery

What is Gestalt Therapy Gestalt therapy is an approach that focuses on the present. An individual’s attention is centered around the present, instead, of the future or the past. Any mention of past events or issues is re-experienced and re-enacted in the present. The goal of Gestalt therapy is for the […]

February 26, 2019

Substance Abuse Triggers

Understanding Substance Abuse Triggers Substance abuse is a lifelong battle. Coping with substance abuse triggers may become easier over time, though. If you do not have personal experience with substance abuse or know anyone who is dealing with addiction, you may have a difficult time understanding the battle. A good […]

January 8, 2019

Importance of Codependency Therapy

Are you a codependent individual who finds it hard to let go of abusive people and relationships? It may be a difficult place to be in, as you witness how it negatively impacts your life. Thankfully, there are resources available to help you, and one of them is codependency therapy. […]

December 11, 2018

Step 4 of the 12 steps

Step 4 of the 12 steps The 12-Steps are a set of guiding principles which aim to help addicted individuals recover from behavioral issues, compulsions, and any form of addiction. Each of these steps is equally powerful and has been proven and tested by many individuals who have recovered from […]