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Recent News & Addiction & Recovery Information

Setting Recovery Goals During the COVID-19 Pandemic

beautiful Black family - smiling mom hugging young daughter from behind in the kitchenGoal-setting is an important part of the recovery process, but you may need to reevaluate your goals in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Goals that may have been reasonable under normal circumstances may end up being difficult to accomplish due to pandemic-related changes.

Choose SMART Goals

A common mistake people make when setting goals is making them too vague or too ambitious to be reasonable. (more…)

Holiday Gifts for People in Recovery

Holiday Gift Suggestions

nice gift set with candle, journal, soap, and other items - gifts for people in recoveryWith the holiday season fast approaching, you may be wondering what is the best way to show support for your friend or family member in recovery. The team at Waypoint Recovery Center‘s South Carolina drug and alcohol addiction treatment program has created this guide to offer holiday gift suggestions to fit every budget.

Gifts to Promote a Healthy Lifestyle


Building Stronger Relationships in Recovery

diverse friends or family sharing a meal - building relationshipsBuilding stronger relationships with friends and family promotes lasting sobriety by expanding your support network. However, if you’ve been neglecting these relationships in favor of substance abuse, the process of strengthening connections can feel overwhelming.

Tips for Building Strong Relationships

It’s not going to be easy, nor will it happen overnight. Building strong relationships with loved ones takes consistent time and effort. Follow these tips from Waypoint Recovery Center‘s South Carolina drug and alcohol addiction treatment center to help you start reconnecting with friends and family.


Using Music to Support Your Recovery

older man at home drinking coffee and listening to musicDanish author Hans Christian Andersen once said, “Where words fail, music speaks.” Multiple studies have shown that music can be a powerful tool to promote physical, emotional, and cognitive change and growth. At Waypoint Recovery Center, we encourage our clients to take a holistic approach to maintaining their sobriety. This includes tapping into the healing power of music.

Ways Music Can Be Beneficial to Your Recovery Journey


Is Working from Home Revealing Signs of a Substance Use Disorder?

stressed woman working at homeWorking at home is becoming increasingly common due to the safety concerns posed by the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Many of the country’s biggest employers are allowing employees to work from home until the end of 2020. Some, such as Facebook, have even said employees would be allowed to work from home till summer 2021 to better accommodate the remote learning needs of their children.

Some Are Struggling


Drinking More During COVID-19? Blackouts Are a Sign You May Need Addiction Treatment

black and white image of woman reaching for a beer in refrigerator full of beer bottles - blackoutsGrowing evidence suggests that the uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic is leading to an increase in risky drinking behavior. According to a recent Nielsen report, sales of at-home alcohol have spiked 27% since the start of the pandemic. The Department of Health and Human Services and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration report that the number of people seeking treatment for alcohol abuse is increasing steadily throughout the United States, with the greatest percentage in areas where the coronavirus has hit hardest.


How Creative Pursuits Can Help You Beat the Pandemic Blues

young man sitting in room practicing guitar - creative sideIf you’ve suddenly found yourself with more free time on your hands due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, you’re not alone. To fight boredom, boost your mood, and keep yourself on track with your recovery efforts, consider using this time to explore your creative side.

Benefits of Creativity for People in Recovery

For people in recovery, creative pursuits can: