woman painting a pumpkin during Sober October

Having a Sober October

Social challenges are becoming more and more popular. They’re a means to raise awareness and funds for important medical, mental health, and substance abuse issues. One that has become increasingly popular is Sober October, where individuals pledge to avoid drinking alcohol for the month. It’s a great way to promote healthy, moderate drinking and to…

a woman practicing relapse prevention techniques

Relapse Prevention Techniques

There are numerous relapse prevention techniques available to clients who have completed treatment. However, perhaps the best kind of aftercare program involves making sure an individual has a supportive community to turn to and the proper resources to prioritize self-care. Insight Recovery Center can not only guide clients through effective relapse prevention techniques but offers…

a woman experiencing alcohol withdrawal symptoms

Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms

Alcohol withdrawal symptoms occur when an individual is dependent upon alcohol. The more dependent an individual is, the more severe the symptoms. However, even mild withdrawal symptoms can be painful and prevent a person from functioning normally. For many addicted to alcohol, the only way to relieve these alcohol withdrawal symptoms is by drinking more…