July 31, 2019

It is common for recovering addicts to have drug dreams and they can be incredibly stressful and create negative feelings and emotions. But can drug dreams also predict whether or not a person will be successful in addiction recovery?

What do your drug dreams say about...

July 29, 2019

The risk for relapse is so high that it is often considered an intrinsic part of the addiction recovery process. But, after a full-blown relapse, going back to treatment a second (or third or fourth) time can be even more difficult than the first time around.

Some...

July 26, 2019

Building confidence and self-esteem is an integral part of staying sober.

So you have achieved sobriety! Perhaps you recently completed your stay at a drug or alcohol rehab, or maybe you did it on your own. Regardless of how you accomplished it, you have definitely done...

July 24, 2019

There are often no warning signs when a family member starts using drugs. In the early stages of their addiction they are usually able to function without any noticeable problems, and there they may be no indicators that they have become drug dependent and need treatme...

July 22, 2019

Here at SHAFAHOME we get several questions each week regarding alcohol, drugs, abuse, addiction and so on. One of the popular questions we receive is from loved ones wondering if it is ever too late to help an alcoholic or drug addict. We felt that this is a very impor...

July 20, 2019

Having trouble staying sober? Use these tips to make your addiction recovery just a little bit easier.

Whether you are considering drug rehab or alcohol rehab, or have already graduated into addiction recovery, there are several things that you can do to make staying so...

July 19, 2019

It’s often difficult to make friends in recovery, but it’s an important part of remaining sober long-term. Use these tips to help make long-lasting friendships in addiction recovery.

Humans are social beings. Instinctively, we strive to connect with other people and req...

July 18, 2019

All over the world, parents and carers, teachers and medical professionals are expressing concern about how media impacts youth and children. They worry about the long-term effects of continuous or extreme exposure and wonder what action, if any, to take. It can be dif...

July 16, 2019

Alcohol affects your body, as it is processed in the short and long term.

How long does alcohol stay in your system? It’s a question most of us have asked at one point of another. If you’re the designated driver, you may be calculating whether you can have another drink...

July 15, 2019

SHAFA HOME, often receives phone calls with concerned family members of an addict wanting to know various ways that we can help them. Due to the high volume of requests that we receive regarding this topic, we felt that it was important to share our thoughts with all o...

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