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Healthy in Recovery Means More Than Physical Health

When you reach out and get help for substance use, you might be focusing mostly on your physical well being. You probably want to feel good again. You most likely want to feel like you can function without having an intense desire to use drugs or alcohol. And...

Mental Health Companions & Coaches

Mental Health companions and Mental Health coaches most important role is to keep the client safe. At Connections in Recovery, our Mental Health Companion or Mental Health Coach is put in place to redirect the client when he or she is feeling triggered or spiraling...

5 Delicious Sober Mocktails

With the rise of the sober curious movement, the demand for sober mocktails and social events sans booze are becoming increasingly popular. And that’s great for the 22 million of us in recovery, because life should be fun and have lots of inclusive options.  The...

5 Ways to Find Community in Addiction Recovery

“The opposite of addiction isn't sobriety. It's connection." - Johann Hari While sobriety is one potential goal of recovery, it is our support network that is a crucial element of helping us achieve that goal. Our recovering community is a foundational support that...

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October News

October News

Meet Dufflyn Lammers — a Relationship and Recovery Expert/Connections In Recovery’s European Liason, 3 tips for different stages of relationships, Happy 1 year to Revolve & the Miriam’s House Fundraiser recap…

August News

August News

Meet Dr. Lauren Costine & Learn about the ever changing LGBTQIA+ Alphabet, Back to School Services, and Upcoming Fall Events…

Help for Mental Health Disorders

Help for Mental Health Disorders

Depression and anxiety affects a person's family, work, or school life; sleeping and eating habits; and general health.  Depression and Anxiety becomes problematic when it starts to interfere with a...

July News

July News

Highlighting Dr. Georgina Smith, Revolve Recovery, Vicarious Trauma, Mocktail Recipes, CiR Out & About and Education…

April News & 12 yr Anniversary

April News & 12 yr Anniversary

Meet Dufflyn Lammers — a Relationship and Recovery Expert/Connections In Recovery’s European Liason, 3 tips for different stages of relationships, Happy 1 year to Revolve & the Miriam’s House Fundraiser recap…

CiR Recovery Coaches & Companions

CiR Recovery Coaches & Companions

When someone is struggling with an addiction to a substance, whether drugs or alcohol, or they have a mental health disorder, it is common a family member or loved one will reach out to us for an...

The Struggle with Suicidal Thoughts

The Struggle with Suicidal Thoughts

“Mental pain is less dramatic than physical pain but it's more common and harder to bear.”~ C.S. Lewis Many people struggle with suicidal thoughts during times of stress or when facing mental or...

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Sober Holidays and Mocktails

Sober Holidays and Mocktails

Sober Holidays and Moctails put the fun into the holiday season. One of the most difficult holidays of all, this festive time of year for us who don't drink or for those who want to limit their intake of alcoholic beverages can be challenging. You add the omicron and...

Spring-cleaning Your Emotional and Mental Space

Spring-cleaning Your Emotional and Mental Space

Spring-cleaning your emotional and mental space is important to your well-being. When spring rolls around, we are reminded there’s a sense of hope, renewal, and lightheartedness. The weather improves; daylight lasts longer; birds chirp their sweet sounds bright and...

How to stay sober when traveling

How to stay sober when traveling

Whether you are new to sobriety or in long-term recovery, sober travel for a vacation can challenge the best of us! But with some careful planning and research, it is entirely possible to stay sober — and enjoy yourself — when traveling.  Travel anxiety, long...

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