A Navigation Guide To Self-Discovery During Your Addiction Recovery Journey

For many people in recovery, the road to a substance-free life is long and paved with difficult challenges. The physical, emotional, and mental toll recovery can bring sometimes makes it seem like a futile effort. However, it’s important to remember that with each challenge comes a learning experience and a chance to grow. That’s all part of self-discovery, as is the opportunity to face the demons that led to drug or alcohol abuse and learn the strength to stay away from influences that may lead to a relapse…

Getting physically healthy is the first step; the mind and emotions come next. If past events have led you to feel ashamed, unworthy of love, isolated, or depressed, it’s imperative to seek out self-discovery techniques that will help you come to terms with your life choices and bring out positive parts of yourself that have been buried or unknown for years…

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Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong

What really causes addiction — to everything from cocaine to smart-phones? And how can we overcome it? Johann Hari has seen our current methods fail firsthand, as he has watched loved ones struggle to manage their addictions. He started to wonder why we treat addicts the way we do — and if there might be a better way. As he shares in this deeply personal talk, his questions took him around the world, and unearthed some surprising and hopeful ways of thinking about an age-old problem…

 

21 Things You Need to Know about Addiction Recovery

Addiction is a brain disease.

It is helpful to remember that addiction is a disease of the brain, like asthma is a disease of the lungs. Addiction is not a moral failing. You are not a bad or flawed person. However, the reality of most diseases, including addiction, is that they require ongoing care to manage. Being in recovery is a lifelong commitment that will not always come easy…

Recovery requires actions rather than intentions.

Happy thoughts will only get you so far. Positive affirmations and intentions can be helpful, but addiction recovery requires actions. Taking small daily actions to improve your lifestyle and work towards your goals, such as walking for 15 minutes, or signing up for a new class to keep yourself busy is the only way to move forward…

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Voyage Recovery Center
HOBE SOUND, FLORIDA

Voyage Recovery provides developmentally-specific drug and alcohol treatment for young adult men and their family. Created by clinicians, the Voyage program helps young men reconnect and find their purpose and passion in recovery.

CUSTOMIZED TREATMENT PLANS FOR EACH PATIENT

Treatment plans are the result of collaboration between our clinical team, the patient, and the family. A comprehensive therapeutic program challenges distorted ways of coping, and helps patients develop healthy attitudes and behaviors that support lifelong recovery. Learn more about our therapeutic program.

ENGAGING EXPERIENTIAL PROGRAMMING

Experiential programming infuses treatment with creativity and passion, getting patients outdoors and immersed in the local community, then processing those experiences in a clinical setting. Patients develop self-worth and humility, and learn the value of giving back. Go on an adventure with us.

Your family’s recovery is the journey of a lifetime.

Start your journey of recovery at Voyage with a group of professionals dedicated to helping young men find lifelong remission from substance use disorders.

Addiction rehabilitation for young adult men with substance use disorders, and intensive family programming in Hobe Sound, FL.

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