What is Recovery Now TV?

Recovery Now TV is a no cost consultation hotline that provides referrals to drug & alcohol treatment centers nationwide.  Our counselors will evaluate your situation and work with your health insurance provider to place you in a program that meets your needs. We can ensure that you are placed in the best treatment facility possible and receive the care you need for your unique circumstances.

Recovery Now TV provides referrals to drug and alcohol treatment centers nationwide. While they also bring together addicts and their broken families through the power of intervention.

A lot of damage can be done over the years of being an addict. Our counselors can speak with you on the phone and will create a personalized placement for you based on your specific situation. We have experience working with a number of rehab centers and can place you in the right one based on your individual needs, your financial situation, your insurance coverage and schedule. You can be sure that your treatment experience will be exactly what you need.

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There are plenty of different options to choose from in rehab treatment centers, and finding the right facility can be a difficult task. If you don’t know what facility will meet your needs it can be inconvenient to call individual centers and find out what services they offer to patients. Our counselors can speak to you on the phone and will create a personalized placement for you based on your specific situation. We have experience working with a number of rehab centers and can place you in the right one based on your individual needs, your financial situation, your insurance coverage and your schedule. You can be sure that your treatment experience will be exactly what you need.

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The Danger Of Isolating Yourself In Recovery

on Saturday, 30 April 2016. Posted in Breaking News

The Danger Of Isolating Yourself In Recovery

Anyone who is beginning their journey in recovery is also very likely to have given up on their old social support network. This is because the majority of addicts tend to surround themselves with others who also abuse drugs.

By beginning recovery, it becomes too risky to continue to interact with the same group of people. Continuing to spend time with old friends who continue to abuse drugs or alcohol greatly increases one's risk for a relapse.

Starting fresh in recovery will also mean finding a new social support network that encourages health, well being, and sobriety. This will of course take effort, and it's very important part of building a new life in sobriety.

When a person fails to find social support in recovery, they run the risk of feeling lonely and isolated. These emotions can be particularly dangerous because they are directly linked to a higher risk of a relapse.

In fact, loneliness is considered a trigger in many recovery programs. When a person feels loneliness, they tend to start questioning everything in their lives, including why they are even in recovery. They may begin to miss old friends, the places they used to hang out at, and the drugs they used to take.

There will definitely be times when you feel lonely in recovery, but luckily there are many options to choose from for dealing with those moments. Some strategies for coping with feelings of loneliness and isolation include:

Find someone that you trust to talk to. This could be a sponsor, therapist, or a good friend. Sometimes just speaking out loud about your feelings is enough to make them go away, or better manage them. In recovery, it's a good idea to have at least one person you can talk to whenever you're having difficult emotions.

Join a club, take a class, or start volunteering for a cause you care about. This is a great way to get yourself out there and meet new people. Even if you don't end up becoming great friends with any of them, it's still nice to share company and interests with others to get your mind off of what you're feeling.

Learn some techniques for relaxation. This could be yoga, deep breathing, or meditation. These techniques teach a person to feel a deeper connection to their body and relax their mind. Over time, practitioner of yoga and mediation report that they feel less stressed and lonely, and are calmer overall. These practices also teach a person to take a step back from their thoughts and emotions, and gain a wider perspective.

Spending quality time with family members or friends who are supportive of your recovery is also a great way to combat loneliness. Chances are, you may have damaged a few relationships because of your addiction. Recovery is a good time to try and reconnect with the people who are important in your life.

Having social support or fellowship in recovery is an important part of making progress and building a better life for yourself. Belonging to a recovery group, connecting with others in recovery, talking regularly with a therapist or sponsor, and taking care of your mental health are great ways to ensure that feelings of loneliness never become overwhelming. Of course, loneliness will never completely go away, but at least you will be equipped with the tools to cope with it in a healthy way.

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