Fast as you can, Slow as you must.

By LifeTutors / March 23, 2019 / 0 Comments

When our clients are stepping into independence it’s incredibly important for them to “take stock” of where they are.  This is a practice of self discovery and requires some reflection on who you really are. Doing this can be a bit challenging and a little uncomfortable. Many of us live on “autopilot” going through life…

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Help Wanted: Returning to Work After Treatment

By LifeTutors / May 28, 2020 / 0 Comments

Returning to work after substance abuse or mental health treatment is a necessary step that most people in recovery will have to take to be able to support themselves and lead an independent life. For some, getting a job or going back to work is a goal that signals major progress in their recovery—it’s an…

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I Made It Through Treatment. Now What?

By LifeTutors / May 18, 2020 / 0 Comments

First off, you should be very proud of yourself for seeking help and taking the necessary steps to get healthy. Making the commitment to join a treatment program is a huge accomplishment in itself—finishing one is an even bigger accomplishment. Congratulations on having the courage, fortitude, and inner strength to successfully complete your program. Not…

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Recovery U: College Students Returning to School After Treatment Face Unique Challenges

By LifeTutors / May 5, 2020 / 0 Comments

Recovery from substance use and addiction is something that everyone handles differently. The same is true for students who are returning to school after treatment.  Whether it’s high school or college, the transition back to school can be very difficult for young people recovering from a substance use disorder (SUD) and their families. To give…

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A Journey into Independence

By LifeTutors / April 8, 2020 / 0 Comments

Moving into the freedoms and responsibilities of early adulthood and independent living can be as overwhelming as it is exciting. Young adults entering the college experience, or venturing out into first apartments and work places often find added structure and support reassuring as they begin to make their way. For those transitioning to independence from…

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