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SHARP Recovery Solutions blog - Avoid Relapse

People often misjudge their ability to avoid relapse as many of them believe that rehabilitation is the hardest part for people struggling with addiction, but in fact a month or so after rehabilitation can be more difficult than rehabilitation…

Being Grateful for Sobriety

When is comes to any type of addiction, those who manage to recover fully have a great deal to be thankful and be grateful for sobriety. Overcoming an addiction means you have escaped a possible death sentence and you have another chance in…

Resentment letters for Anger Week

Resentment Letters (Anger Week December 2013) Male (M.M) “There are a couple of issues that I would like to get off my chest. I have kept these inside practicing avoidance for fear of your reaction. But I realize now that this has lead to…
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The Importance of Time Management When in Recovering

When one first enters a recovery program, they will find that all of a sudden they have a lot more time on their hands, which can lead to boredom and frustration. After being in recovery for a few weeks, you will develop new interests that will…
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The Addictive Personality - A Life Long Recovery

The addictive personality boils down to the process of buying into empty and false promises, the false promise of emotional security and the promise of relief, the sense of fulfilment and the false sense of feeling on top of the world. An addictive…
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Family Members Understand the Addiction Disease

Long term drug and alcoholic abuse causes physical damage such as neurological damage, mental health problems, liver disease, anxiety and depression as well as certain cancers. A family that has a member that is a substance abuser needs coping…
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Family Member's Within the Addiction System

When it comes to the addiction system, the consequences, impact and incidence of addiction problems are well known, however what is less appreciated and known is the invisible and important role that family members play within the addiction…
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The Causes of Sex Addiction?

It is still poorly understood why some people and not others develop a sex addiction. Researchers have stated that it may be due to brain changes and other biochemical abnormalities which increase the risk. Some people have been treated effectively…
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Why Not Go for Natural Highs

Since time began, humans have enjoyed the feeling of getting natural highs, as majority of people love to alter their consciousness and feel good. Natural highs produce endorphins, serotonin and dopamine without any long term losses associated…
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Reinvest in Your Life and Overcoming Addiction

Overcoming addiction can often be a complicated long slow and painful process. Many people recover from an addiction on their own and there are those that require a rehabilitation program such as SHARP. No matter which way you choose, the necessary…