Why Showers Are So Important in Detox

Why Showers Are So Important in Detox

Why Showers Are So Important in Detox Showers are an often overlooked comfort in detox. They can soothe any number of withdrawal symptoms and generally make you feel better. Here are some reasons showers are great in detox. You will probably sweat a lot. Fever and sweating are common withdrawal symptoms. Lying in bed covered …

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How to Treat ADHD without Stimulants

How to Treat ADHD without Stimulants

How to Treat ADHD without Stimulants People with ADHD are far more likely than the general population to develop addictions to drugs and alcohol. As children, they tend to be impulsive. ADHD makes it difficult to succeed in school and kids with ADHD often become socially alienated. These are early risk factors for addiction. Adults …

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How to Stay Motivated During Addiction Treatment and Recovery

How to Stay Motivated During Addiction Treatment and Recovery

How to Stay Motivated During Addiction Treatment and Recovery Staying motivated to keep working on recovery is not always easy. Many people are motivated at first because they have had enough of addiction and they feel like they’re ready to do anything to recover. Later, as those bad memories fade and recovery gets challenging, their …

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What Happens After Residential Inpatient Treatment

What Happens After Residential Inpatient Treatment

What Happens After Residential Inpatient Treatment When your time at inpatient rehabilitation ends, the beginning of a new life begins where you will have to continue working on your recovery. After 28-60 days of inpatient rehab treatment, you will be out in the “real world” with your friends and family on your journey to recovery. …

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How to Find 12 Step Meetings When Traveling

How to Find 12 Step Meetings When Traveling

How to Find 12 Step Meetings When Traveling While addiction recovery should be your primary focus, you are still allowed to live your life and have sober fun. Having a vacation when you are in early recovery does not give you an excuse to be on vacation from your recovery. There are many ways you …

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Poetry Therapy

Poetry Therapy

Poetry Therapy Poetry therapy is using poems to heal your mental health and overall well-being. You can either use existing literature given to you by your therapist or creating their own poems that better express their emotions. Poetry therapy can help patients a creative outlook in expressing their emotions and helping therapists discover what their …

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What to Look For in a Sponsor

What to Look For in a Sponsor

What to Look For in a Sponsor When you are trying to recover from addiction, it can be hard to go to friends and family for support if they have never been through your experiences. Sponsor can provide a great source of comfort and will act as your mentor through your recovery. According to an …

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Annual Reunion

Castle Craig Reunion 2018

Join us for our 2019 reunion! Every summer Castle Craig organises a reunion for former patients who are in recovery from addiction. Reunion dates for the next years have been set as follows, on the last Sunday in June: Sunday, June 30th 2019 Sunday, June 28th 2020 Sunday, June 27th 2021 Click here to download …

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