July 21, 2020
mindful group activities

7 Mindful Group Activities to Help With Addiction Recovery

Imagine waiting in a long line at the movie theater. You are feeling bored, and a bit stressed from having to be patient around a bunch of strangers. You reach for your phone to play an internet game, or nosh on some Cheetos you have stored in your purse. Pleasure-seeking behaviors are known as escape mechanisms, and they are often […]
July 17, 2020
what is rehab like

What is Rehab Like? What to Expect When Starting Rehab in NC

Every year, over 67,000 people die as a result of drug overdoses in the United States. Often, drug addiction is overlooked as an illness and is not treated in a constructive and helpful way. Understanding that you have an addiction is essential and admitting that you need help is one of the first and most important steps you can take […]
July 14, 2020
recovery nutrition

Recovery Nutrition: 7 Tips for Eating a Healthy Diet During Addiction Recovery

Eating a well-balanced diet is essential for people in recovery for substance abuse or alcohol abuse. Good nutrition feeds the body with healthy nutrients. Nutrition aids the recovery process. If you’re in recovery, you may have a tendency to want to eat fast foods, foods high in fats, and high sugar items. Especially if that’s what you consumed when you struggled […]
July 10, 2020
rehab resources

7 Effective Rehab Resources to Help With Substance Abuse in NC

You may be surprised to learn that only 10% of people who struggle with addiction receive any form of treatment for it. If you are someone that has struggled with addiction, then you will appreciate how difficult the vicious cycle of dependency is, and how hard it is to achieve true sobriety. Many people try to use willpower alone to […]
July 7, 2020

What to Expect From Your Rehab Center in North Carolina

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, over 19 million people in the United States battle a substance addiction. Acknowledging your own addiction is a vital step in the road to recovery. Once you have come to terms with the fact that you have an addiction, you will also realize that your substance abuse problems are bigger […]
July 3, 2020
intensive outpatient program

What Are the Requirements of an Intensive Outpatient Program for Drug Addiction?

Choosing the best recovery program is a big decision. The road to a sober lifestyle is a rocky one, but the right treatment can make all the difference. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Services Administration(SAMSHA), a community of support is one of the four major dimensions of recovery. With that in mind, if you’re interested in joining an […]
July 1, 2020

Meet the Team: A Conversation with Cea

At Oasis, we believe that impactful programs and a truly healing atmosphere stem from the solid, heart-centered core foundation of our staff. In the Meet Our Team series, we’re sitting down with members of the Oasis team to offer insight into who they are, how they got where they are today, what inspires them in their work and beyond.  Hi, […]