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Addiction Recovery Blogs

Are you new to sobriety? Whether you’re in treatment now, thinking about getting help or have years of sobriety, there is much to learn here. Read on to find information about recovery from drugs and alcohol and how to live a happier life.

5 Stress Relief Tools for Recovering Addicts

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Family problems, traffic jams and looming deadlines. Everybody has experienced stress at some point, but for individuals suffering from addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders, stress can be destructive. Stress overload – or an inability to find stress relief – can lead otherwise healthy people to drug and alcohol abuse. For people in recovery, stress … Continued


Addiction Recovery Blogs

Are you new to sobriety? Whether you’re in treatment now, thinking about getting help or have years of sobriety, there is much to learn here. Read on to find information about recovery from drugs and alcohol and how to live a happier life.

What is Substance-Induced Anxiety Disorder?

Tuesday, November 3, 2020

In the U.S., the most common mental illness is anxiety, with more than 40 million people diagnosed with an anxiety disorder. From obsessive-compulsive disorder and panic disorder to generalized anxiety and posttraumatic stress disorder, anxiety disorders like these are conditions that can develop because of biological, genetic, and environmental factors. While millions of people live … Continued


Addiction Recovery Blogs

Are you new to sobriety? Whether you’re in treatment now, thinking about getting help or have years of sobriety, there is much to learn here. Read on to find information about recovery from drugs and alcohol and how to live a happier life.

Staying Motivated in Recovery

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Addiction is a deadly disease that can sneak up on you when you least expect it. One minute you think you have your life under control and the next minute you realize you are lying to everyone, including yourself. You have difficulty managing your work life or even holding down a job and your relationships … Continued


Addiction Recovery Blogs

Are you new to sobriety? Whether you’re in treatment now, thinking about getting help or have years of sobriety, there is much to learn here. Read on to find information about recovery from drugs and alcohol and how to live a happier life.

CBT At JourneyPure At The River

Suboxone treatment in Nashville, TN

Thursday, May 16, 2019

At JourneyPure At The River, clients are treated through a variety of treatment methods, or “modalities.” Combining modalities makes a more comprehensive treatment. Addiction affects everyone differently, so combining modalities offers clients the best chance at lasting recovery. One of the most widely used modalities is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, or CBT. CBT is a psycho-social therapy that … Continued


Addiction Recovery Blogs

Are you new to sobriety? Whether you’re in treatment now, thinking about getting help or have years of sobriety, there is much to learn here. Read on to find information about recovery from drugs and alcohol and how to live a happier life.

The Power of Gratitude

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Gratitude is one of the most important qualities for happiness, acting as a gateway to a healthier emotional view of yourself and the world. People in recovery often struggle to practice gratitude, partly because it works entirely different muscles in the brain than active addiction. Like addiction, though, gratitude can be self-perpetuating. The regular practice … Continued


Addiction Recovery Blogs

Are you new to sobriety? Whether you’re in treatment now, thinking about getting help or have years of sobriety, there is much to learn here. Read on to find information about recovery from drugs and alcohol and how to live a happier life.

Addiction Recovery Blogs

Are you new to sobriety? Whether you’re in treatment now, thinking about getting help or have years of sobriety, there is much to learn here. Read on to find information about recovery from drugs and alcohol and how to live a happier life.

Goat With The Flow

Yoga Therapy

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Last Saturday JourneyPure at The River partnered with Shenanigoats to put on Goat With The Flow, an outdoor yoga event.  We wanted to create a fun environment to learn more about our industry, bring value to the community, show people our River location while meeting others and have fun. Our team was looking to put … Continued


Addiction Recovery Blogs

Are you new to sobriety? Whether you’re in treatment now, thinking about getting help or have years of sobriety, there is much to learn here. Read on to find information about recovery from drugs and alcohol and how to live a happier life.

Sleep and Addiction Recovery

Sleep in addiction recovery

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

The clinical staff at JourneyPure At The River works with all clients to impart the three pillars of health: nutrition, exercise, and sleep. And when it comes to addiction recovery, perhaps none of these is so important as sleep. It’s a safe bet that the majority of JourneyPure At The River clients enter their residential … Continued


Addiction Recovery Blogs

Are you new to sobriety? Whether you’re in treatment now, thinking about getting help or have years of sobriety, there is much to learn here. Read on to find information about recovery from drugs and alcohol and how to live a happier life.

From Rehab to Sober Living: Making the Transition


Sober Living Addiction Recovery

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

In recovery circles, it’s called “the pink cloud,” that feeling of elation and gratitude often felt by people in the early days of their sobriety when he or she realizes they have made a change for the better. “For the first few days, it’s the same for everyone,” said Blake Hammill, residential manager of JourneyPure’s … Continued


Addiction Recovery Blogs

Are you new to sobriety? Whether you’re in treatment now, thinking about getting help or have years of sobriety, there is much to learn here. Read on to find information about recovery from drugs and alcohol and how to live a happier life.

How to Be a Better Parent in Recovery

Parents In Addiction Recovery

Friday, November 10, 2017

Recovery from addiction isn’t something that just ends when you finish rehab or the day you move out of your sober living facility. It’s a lifetime journey, one that is just getting started. And if you’re a parent, one of the more pressing issues in your mind might be, “How do I parent well, now … Continued


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