Some Substitutions are Bad for Your Recovery

Some Substitutions are Bad for Your Recovery

There are plenty of moments in life when a substitution is called for. If you are a teacher and you come down with a cold, a substitute teacher is needed. If you are a coach and your starters are tired, some substitute players are needed. If you are watching your...
Reviewing the Dangers of Various Drugs

Reviewing the Dangers of Various Drugs

Every now and then, we all need a refresher about one topic or another. Your employer might ask you to review a variety of policies each year, for example. Or you might try to brush up on a foreign language you haven’t studied since high school because you are...
Understanding Co-Occurring Mental Health Disorders

Understanding Co-Occurring Mental Health Disorders

Regular readers of this blog know that Wooded Glen Recovery Center is invested in the treatment of more than substance use disorders. We are also committed to addressing co-occurring mental health disorders. The reason for this is simple: sobriety and good mental...
Working From Home in Recovery

Working From Home in Recovery

If anything good could be said to have come from the pandemic, it might be that we now have a better understanding of how and where work can be effectively done. For many employees, the months of working from home to avoid COVID have continued even after many things...
Emotions that Can Upend Recovery

Emotions that Can Upend Recovery

Anger and Sadness: Emotions that Can Upend Recovery (and Could Indicate a Mental Health Disorder) Have you ever stopped to think about the ways in which your emotions affect your behavior?  Often, especially given how full our schedules tend to be, we think about our...