How did I Become Addicted to Drugs?

How did I Become Addicted to Drugs?

Many people have no understanding as to why or how other people become addicted to drugs. The stigma associated with mental health and substance abuse keeps many hurting people from getting help. It is easy to cast judgment on those who are suffering from being...
Finding A New Road : Allye’s Story

Finding A New Road : Allye’s Story

Allye comes to us from San Francisco, and she truly is a miracle. Allye’s story begins when she was in 6th grade and stole alcohol which landed her at the hospital, sick with alcohol poisoning. Shortly after, while in middle school she discovered marijuana....
Finding A New Road: Jack’s Recovery Story

Finding A New Road: Jack’s Recovery Story

Meet Jack. He is 21, from San Diego and just celebrated his sober birthday at New Roads. Growing up Jack came from a really normal family and grew up in a well-rounded community. When Jack was 16, he was smoking weed, drinking and was prescribed Aderol. He did that...
Finding A New Road : Jodi’s Story

Finding A New Road : Jodi’s Story

Jodi Bowles is our Admission’s and Outreach therapist here at New Roads Behavioral Health. Jodi comes from a really great background; great family, religious upbringing, etc. She is a mother of four and her story starts long ago when when she became pregnant at...
Relapse Prevention During Recovery

Relapse Prevention During Recovery

Is relapse prevention a possibility during the recovery process? Relapses are a common event in the recovery process. However, relapse is not inescapable. Some of the common predictors of relapse revolve around the individual’s demographic and life history...
Finding A New Road : Cheyenne’s Story

Finding A New Road : Cheyenne’s Story

Meet Cheyenne, she comes from a family of six. From the outside Cheyenne and her family appeared “normal”, but that was not the case. Her story begins when she was 12 years old and she was hanging out with her friends and that is when she had her first...
Understanding The Recovery Process with Gratitude

Understanding The Recovery Process with Gratitude

To understand the recovery process of gratitude, we need to define the feeling that comes from gratitude. The recovery process with gratitude becomes vital when someone is in the depths of depression it becomes a challenging journey to cross the rivers of sadness,...