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Being a New Mom in Recovery

March 19, 2021

While 2020 was a difficult year for almost all of us, it was also the year I received the greatest gift of my sobriety, my son Aidan. I had always wanted to start a family but had given up hope…

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High Watch Recovery named Top Work Places 2020

Hearst Connecticut Media Group Names High Watch Recovery a Winner of the Hearst Connecticut Top Workplaces 2020 Award

December 19, 2020

(Kent, CT) – High Watch Recovery Center has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2020 honor by Hearst Connecticut Media Group. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by research partner Energage, LLC, a leading provider of…

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iCAAD Online 2020 and its Significance Amid COVID-19

August 25, 2020

RehabPath was one of the sponsors and exhibitors for this year’s iCAAD Online 2020, the world’s biggest conference on mental health and addiction. They wrote up a great article on the event, the exhibits, and some of the things that…

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How to Avoid Feeling Isolated in Recovery

April 30, 2020

These are difficult times for all of us, and in recovery it can seem like things are spiraling backwards. Addiction is a disease of isolation, and being forced to physically isolate can have us stuck in our own heads again…

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Maintaining Your Sobriety During Stressful Situations – Like the Coronavirus Outbreak

March 15, 2020

Stress is ranked by most studies as among the most frequent causes of relapse. Many people in recovery turn back to their substance of choice when they are feeling overwhelmed with sudden, stressful events. Today’s outbreak of COVID-19 is similar…

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Recent Study finds AA Might Be the Most Effective Way to Abstinence

March 12, 2020

CNN published an article on March 11 about a recent study concluding that those who go through Alcoholics Anonymous may have the best chance at abstaining from alcohol after completion of the program. Over 10,000 participants were evaluated and 145…

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Battling the Winter Blues: Recovery During the Winter Months

January 11, 2020

The winter months are hard. The weather can be unbearable and there are minimal hours of daylight. Really, who wants to leave the house when it’s 10 degrees and your house is warm and cozy? All in all, it’s really…

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Christmas

December 23, 2019

The holiday season is a wonderful time of year, but it can also be incredibly stressful, especially for those of us in early recovery. Holidays are filled with family, parties, and shopping centers that are all but serene. These are…

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Giving Thanks

November 20, 2019

The dictionary defines gratitude as “the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness”, and this is definitely the season to practice gratitude in our daily lives. There is no argument that gratitude is an…

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What To Do When Your Friends Still Drink

October 2, 2019

It’s no secret that most alcoholics and addicts burn a lot of bridges in their journey towards their bottom. Believe it or not, a lot of us do emerge from the wreckage with a few friends and family members still…

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