How to Learn Life Skills in Early Recovery

Early recovery can be difficult for anyone struggling with an addiction to drugs or alcohol. At Mile High Recovery Center, we believe that one of the most important things you can do in early recovery is to learn how to live a sober life. That’s why we offer an early recovery life skills group in […]

Should I Consider a Relapse Prevention Group?

Rehab is not an easy or quick process or even a process with a linear thread. While some people succeed in overcoming addiction after completing one treatment program, most require multiple attempts. Considering relapse prevention is a smart and practical approach to maintaining sobriety. Staying sober is an activity you have to spend your time […]

5 Benefits of Early Recovery Life Skills in Colorado

In the early stages of addiction recovery, people are most vulnerable to fear and self-doubt and, thus, relapse. Focusing on life skills for sober living early in rehab is the best way to establish new habits supporting ongoing recovery. In Colorado, the early recovery plan for addiction that Mile High Recovery Center offers can provide […]

Do Alumni Programs Help Ensure Addiction Recovery?

There is an accumulation of strong evidence that points to the value of peer support during addiction recovery, both during rehab and throughout life. One of the strengths of Mile High Recovery Center in Denver, CO, is our alumni community. The hundreds of rehab alums who live in and around Denver provide continuity and support […]

5 Benefits of Relapse Prevention

All addiction rehab seeks to help clients leave drug and alcohol abuse behind and avoid post-rehab relapse. Even though it is the goal to avoid relapse, it is often a normal part of recovery and can happen at any time, including right after rehab or ten years in the future. One of the best ways […]

Does Relapse Prevention Actually Work?

Relapse prevention is part and parcel of an effective rehab program. Addiction recovery is an ongoing process that does not end on a certain date or after completing a particular list of tasks. An addiction alumni relapse prevention program and the many ways addiction treatment therapies focus on relapse prevention are fundamental to successful recovery and […]

5 Benefits of Joining a Relapse Prevention Program

The iron grip of addiction often feels too strong to loosen. Still, addiction treatment programs like the one at Mile High Recovery Center in Denver, CO, can and do make a huge difference for people who seek lasting recovery. Evidence-based therapies provided by professionals combined with comprehensive addiction relapse prevention programs offer excellent outcomes for […]

What Is a Relapse Prevention Group?

Recovery is not a one-and-done agenda item one can simply cross off a list. It is a lifelong endeavor, a state of being, a goal that anticipates a future of health and well-being – and it is often difficult. However, the process is more manageable when supported by evidence-based addiction treatment that incorporates a relapse […]

Social Isolation & Early Recovery

Social Isolation and Early Recovery: Pitfalls, Community, & Loneliness As I am lying in bed I begin to think about all the days of self-imposed loneliness and social isolation from when I was using drugs and alcohol I wonder how much of this pending isolation will trigger those feelings again. The year before my long […]

Residential vs. Outpatient Treatment

What is the most important thing about choosing between outpatient and residential addiction treatment? The fact that you are beginning your recovery. Whichever route you choose, once that life-changing decision has been made, the other decisions regarding rehab treatment are secondary. Still, it is essential to find the best option for your specific situation. Rest […]