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Life After Rehab: 5 Steps on Your Road To Sobriety


You have finally completed your rehab program. You should feel proud of yourself for getting this far, as not everyone can accomplish what you just did. Although your program lasted one to two months, sobriety is a lifelong commitment with a few ups and downs. If you just finished our addiction treatment in Ohio and you’re reading this, it’s because you want to take the right steps to ensure a successful recovery. You have coping skills you were taught in rehab, so use them throughout your journey. It's true, life can be a little more stressful than rehab and it is [...]

Life After Rehab: 5 Steps on Your Road To Sobriety2022-09-15T11:03:50+00:00

How to Talk to a Loved One About Alcohol Addiction


It’s painful watching someone you love struggle with alcohol addiction. As you know by now, alcohol abuse affects more than one person. You want to talk to your friend or family member, but you don’t have the right words. What should you do? In this situation, education is the first step in creating dialogue. Before you talk to your loved one, it’s important that you learn as much as you can about the disease and understand it from their point of view. This knowledge will guide you when it's time to have that talk, arming you with what to say and [...]

How to Talk to a Loved One About Alcohol Addiction2022-09-15T05:15:59+00:00

Understanding The Four Stages of Addiction Recovery


One of the hardest things you can do in life is admitting you have a drug and/or alcohol problem, then take the necessary steps to find treatment. When you find a center for addiction treatment in Ohio, such as Lumiere Healing Centers, your journey to recovery has just begun. You will go through four stages of recovery: treatment initiation, early abstinence, maintaining abstinence, and advanced recovery. These stages were created by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and have helped countless individuals recover from addiction. All patients who are admitted into our care will go through the same four steps, [...]

Understanding The Four Stages of Addiction Recovery2022-09-15T08:19:09+00:00

5 Questions to Ask Before Choosing an Addiction Rehab Center


You’re on the road to addiction recovery in Ohio.  You are aware that you have a problem, you have taken the time to reflect on the past mistakes you made, and now you’re researching rehab programs that may be right for you.  You have taken incredible strides towards improving your well-being and this is a big step on your behalf! Choosing the right rehab program is an important choice, as it can determine the success of your recovery.  Before admitting yourself as a patient, make sure to ask these questions. What treatment methods do you use? Treatment methods vary depending on [...]

5 Questions to Ask Before Choosing an Addiction Rehab Center2021-07-06T15:47:44+00:00