Leia Rivera

Why Some People Get Hives From Alcohol

By Leia Rivera

Though an actual alcohol allergy is rarely seen in the general populace, an allergic reaction to a component of an alcoholic be... Continue Reading

What to Do When You Have No One to Turn To

By Leia Rivera

For those who find themselves in this difficult situation, don’t lose hope—there are still ways to go through treatment success... Continue Reading

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5 Signs That It’s Time to Get Help NOW

By Leia Rivera

In general, there are several events along the way that lead to this moment, some being easier to recognize than others. Continue Reading

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4 Signs that You Have an Eating Disorder

By Leia Rivera

Eating disorders are particularly difficult due to the vast symptoms that each person can develop individually. Here are a few ... Continue Reading

What to Do When Insurance Doesn't Cover You

By Leia Rivera

Recovery is not easy, especially when you do not have your insurance to assist you financially with the care that you need. It ... Continue Reading

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3 Warning Signs That Your Loved One is Suffering From Self-Harm

By Leia Rivera

Self-harm is sometimes hard to catch because, unlike other addictions that cause noticeable symptoms over a long period of time... Continue Reading

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4 Tips I Wish Someone Had Told Me Before Residential Rehab

By Leia Rivera

The most important thing to remember when you’re there is that you're exactly where you need to be, but it wouldn't hurt to Continue Reading

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How to Prevent Self-Harm When the Feelings Get Unmanageable

By Leia Rivera

Self harm can be irresistible and seemingly unstoppable in the moment of urgency, but it does not have to be this way. Here are... Continue Reading

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Dancing Myself Into Recovery: The Benefits of Dance Movement Therapy

By Leia Rivera

One writer shares her experience with dance therapy and the impact it had on her own recovery journey. Continue Reading

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Who to Have on Your Team for Outpatient Treatment

By Leia Rivera

The transition from IOP to Outpatient can be very overwhelming and scary. Here are some steps to follow to make it much easier. Continue Reading