The Fix | Blog https://www.thefix.com/blog Addiction and recovery, straight up. en 5 Tips for Surviving Valentine's Day in Recovery https://www.thefix.com/dreading-valentines-day-here-are-5-tips-get-through <img src="https://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/sober-valentines-day.jpg" alt="" /><p>Valentine’s Day can be sweet, but it can also be triggering. Here's how to cope.</p> Fri, 14 Feb 2020 00:16:18 -0500 The Fix staff https://www.thefix.com/dreading-valentines-day-here-are-5-tips-get-through 5 Habits that Will Help You Stay Sober Through Hard Times https://www.thefix.com/staying-sober-through-hard-times <img src="https://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/sober-support.jpg" alt="" /><p>Getting sober doesn't exempt us from the ups and downs of life. Everyone is still subject to experiencing the struggles, hardships, successes, and setbacks that come with being human.</p> Tue, 11 Feb 2020 02:43:02 -0500 The Fix staff https://www.thefix.com/staying-sober-through-hard-times Resolution: Getting and Staying Sober in 2020 https://www.thefix.com/getting-and-staying-sober-2020 <img src="https://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/getting-sober-new-year.jpg" alt="" /><p>Regardless of what direction you choose to go on your sober journey, it is important to keep an open mind.</p> Mon, 10 Feb 2020 03:53:45 -0500 The Fix staff https://www.thefix.com/getting-and-staying-sober-2020 Thinking Beyond Dry January https://www.thefix.com/thinking-beyond-dry-january <img src="https://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/thinking-beyond-dry-january.jpg" alt="" /><p>Now that you’ve given sobriety a try, why not make a long-term change?</p> Fri, 31 Jan 2020 03:44:44 -0500 The Fix staff https://www.thefix.com/thinking-beyond-dry-january 5 Life Skills You’ll Need in Recovery and Where to Learn Them https://www.thefix.com/5-life-skills-you-ll-need-recovery-and-where-learn-them <img src="https://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/dreamstime_s_130345185.jpg" alt="" /><p>From navigating arguments to managing your finances, early recovery is often a crash course in the real world.</p> Mon, 27 Jan 2020 03:10:31 -0500 The Fix staff https://www.thefix.com/5-life-skills-you-ll-need-recovery-and-where-learn-them What Happens After Treatment? https://www.thefix.com/what-happens-after-treatment <img src="https://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/oceanside-malibu-treatment.jpg" alt="" /><p>When you’ve completed your treatment program, it’s time to build a healthy life in recovery.</p> Mon, 20 Jan 2020 01:50:26 -0500 The Fix staff https://www.thefix.com/what-happens-after-treatment Jeff Finds a SMART Solution https://www.thefix.com/jeff-finds-smart-solution <img src="https://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/sunshine-coast-recovery-jeff.jpg" alt="" /><p>Sunshine Coast Health Centre’s Meaning-Centered Therapy helped Jeff find a solution to his addiction.</p> Tue, 07 Jan 2020 08:30:00 -0500 The Fix staff https://www.thefix.com/jeff-finds-smart-solution Relationship Building Meets Cutting Edge Medicine https://www.thefix.com/relationship-building-meets-cutting-edge-medicine <img src="https://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/ardu-relationships.jpg" alt="" /><p>While residential treatment is not a one-size-fits-all experience, clients at Ardú&nbsp;can expect to make positive connections with staff members at every level of treatment.</p> Mon, 06 Jan 2020 08:30:00 -0500 The Fix staff https://www.thefix.com/relationship-building-meets-cutting-edge-medicine What Do You Do When the Cravings Hit? https://www.thefix.com/what-do-you-do-when-cravings-hit <img src="https://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/dreamstime_s_91480427.jpg" alt="" /><p>Dealing with cravings and the urge to use is part of navigating life in recovery. Here’s what to do when cravings are wearing you down.</p> Mon, 30 Dec 2019 02:22:26 -0500 The Fix staff https://www.thefix.com/what-do-you-do-when-cravings-hit The Sober Holiday Guide https://www.thefix.com/sober-holiday-guide <img src="https://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/sober-christmas.jpg" alt="" /><p>Here’s what you need to do to round out the year healthy in recovery.</p> Mon, 23 Dec 2019 03:54:28 -0500 The Fix staff https://www.thefix.com/sober-holiday-guide