Addiction Recovery Blog

Celebrating Recovery Milestones

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 07, 2018 / by Bobby Coffey posted in Positive Recovery, SMART Recovery, Sober Living

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Recovery Month is just around the corner and we at Aquila Recovery would like to encourage you to get involved and celebrate your recovery milestones. You and/or your loved ones have worked hard to get to this point and that deserves to be celebrated.

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12 Tips for a Successful SMART Recovery

[fa icon="calendar'] May 31, 2018 / by Bobby Coffey posted in SMART Recovery, Sober Living

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The road to recovery is not always smooth and relapses are not desirable, but they are a natural part of the addiction recovery process. Despite this, it is important to remember that there are certain factors that can improve the success of your SMART Recovery Journey and likelihood of long-term sobriety.

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12-Steps Program vs. Smart Recovery: Choosing What Fits

[fa icon="calendar'] May 18, 2018 / by Bobby Coffey posted in SMART Recovery, Addiction, treatment program

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Treatment for substance use disorder comes in many forms and understanding the options available can often help you take the first steps towards recovery and forming better lifelong habits. While there’s a myriad of options available, let’s take a look two programs that are particularly popular during sobriety journeys and how you might choose between them.

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The Power of Setting Smart Goals for Addiction Recovery

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 24, 2018 / by Bobby Coffey posted in SMART Recovery

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Goal setting is necessary in life and is no exception to substance use recovery. Goals represent your vision and goal setting plots the road map to take you there. SMART Goals test the effectiveness of your goals and they fuel your dreams and awaken them to life. It is the first step towards achieving your dreams. Here is why you should consider setting smart goals in your recovery journey.

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Setting and Measuring your SMART Goals 

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 26, 2018 / by Bobby Coffey posted in SMART Recovery

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We know that you're focused on your recovery. Staying focused, however, can be a struggle if you're not setting the right goals for yourself. Setting SMART Goals for Addiction Recovery is a challenge facing a lot of people, but it's an easy one to solve.  

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Measuring SMART Goals for Recovery

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 22, 2018 / by Bobby Coffey posted in Positive Recovery, SMART Recovery

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SMART goals are Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic and Timely. They’re easy to set and easy to track, but many people still fail to meet their goals because they fail to track them.

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