July 3, 2020
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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, […]
June 30, 2020

How to Choose the Best Treatment Center in Asheville NC

Are you or a loved one dealing with the pain of a drug or alcohol addiction? Are you running out of places to turn for help? An addiction treatment center can offer counseling, medical detox, therapeutic activities, motivational programs, healing modalities, fitness activities, and movement exercises that will get you back on your feet. You or your loved one can be earning […]
June 26, 2020

5 Tips for Finding the Right Outpatient Treatment Program in North Carolina

Making the right choice for your outpatient recovery center is so important. A good program is one of the key parts of an effective treatment plan for substance abuse. You’re taking the right first step. There are plenty of options for outpatient treatment and substance abuse treatments, but how do you know when you’re picking the right one? This is […]
April 16, 2020

Just Take the Next Step: Staying Grounded in Difficult Moments

I can’t see a way through,” said the boy. “Can you see your next step?”  “Yes.” “Just take that,” said the man.  – Charles Mackesy    When we feel lost, afraid, or unsure of what the future holds, we may find our thoughts getting way out in front of us and spiraling out of control, into worst-case scenarios and panic. […]
March 18, 2020

Discovering Oasis: Why Our Mindfulness-Based Approach to Recovery Makes a Difference

“Mindfulness” has become a buzzword in the past few years, and for good reason. In our fast-paced world with so much stimulation and stress, finding stillness has never been more difficult–or more important.  Although mindfulness practices, such as yoga and meditation, have been used for centuries across the globe, new research data is frequently being released on the proven positive […]
January 28, 2020

Rehab Redefined

Nature, Adventure, Art Therapy- Oh My! Rehab Redefined  While it’s true that traditional drug and alcohol rehabs have often included many alternative, holistic elements, there is an abundance of research surfacing to back these diverse methods of treatment today. Practices such as adventure therapy, art, and experiential therapies, meditation, and mindfulness, are becoming less of a luxurious addition in rehabs, […]
January 9, 2020

From Confusion to Clarity: How to Make Sense of the Chaos of Addiction

It happens all the time in the lowest of low states: the urge; the propulsion to figure out the problem.  Whether you’re an addict in the depths of addiction, or a loved one reaching for solutions, there’s a desire to logically and rationally find the cause of a challenging situation, and follow with a nice tidy solution that will set […]