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6 Healthy Ways to Cope with Stress

Whether it’s a personal relationship, job crisis or illness in the family, life is full of stressors. In many cases, those who have abused drugs in their pasts began using to cope with stress they were experiencing at the time. When leaving our Boulder drug treatment center and returning to civilian life, it is important…

How Long Do Different Drugs Stay in Your System?

An important stage of recovery from drug and alcohol addiction is attaining knowledge about the substances as a whole to help evaluate what the rehabilitation process might look like. Different drugs have vastly different effects on the body and mind, which require varying treatment routes for attaining complete sobriety. One aspect to consider when learning…

Do I Have a Drug or Alcohol Addiction? Take this self-assessment quiz

The line between drug or alcohol use and drug or alcohol addiction can oftentimes become blurred. In many cases, an individual engages in casual or social use of a substance and does not realize that the habit has evolved into serious addiction. If you think you may be struggling with drug or alcohol addiction, take…

Benefits of a Sober Living Home

The road to recovery from drug and alcohol addiction is a challenging one to say the least. It takes an extreme amount of dedication, combined with the right external situation in order to achieve long-lasting sobriety. Our dedicated team members, counselors and therapists are fully invested in helping Choice House participants start new lives with…

Life After Drug Rehab: Staying sober long-term

One of the most difficult parts of the addiction recovery process is transitioning from drug rehab back into normal life. After achieving sobriety and learning the tools to prevent relapses in the future, reacclimating into society still presents many challenges. At Choice House, our Boulder addiction recovery programs for drugs and alcohol rehab, not only…
Addiction Relapse Warning Signs

Addiction Relapse Warning Signs

One of the greatest struggles of recovering from drug and alcohol addiction is the possibility of a relapse. It takes not only a great amount of self-control and determination to prevent relapses but entire lifestyle changes as well. Choice House in Boulder offers treatment programs for substance abuse recovery when you or a loved one…
7 Myths About Addiction

7 Myths About Addiction

Drug and alcohol addiction is unfortunately severely stigmatized by our society. There are many negative feelings, judgmental viewpoints and flat-out falsehoods surrounding the drug crisis in our nation. The first step in helping a loved one recover from drug addiction and alcoholism is knowing what’s true – and what is not. Here are seven myths…
Treating Drug Addiction in College

Treating Addiction in College

Each person’s journey of drug and alcohol addiction is unique. Some turn to alcohol or drugs because they are battling past trauma or disorders, some experiment with drugs because they are simply curious, and some succumb to harmful substance after intense peer pressure. Regardless of the reason, many individuals’ stories of drug addiction start during…
Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment Choices – Benefits of Each

Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment Choices – Benefits of Each

Choice House is a drug and alcohol rehab treatment facility focused on long-term recovery for a healthy and productive life. Our Boulder sober living home offers many different options for those seeking a lifestyle change and lasting sobriety. Three of our programs – Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP), 90-Day Treatment Program and Structured Sober Living –…
7 Most Common Drug Addictions

7 Most Common Drug Addictions

Those who struggle with drug and alcohol addiction turn to harmful substances for a variety of reasons, including – coping with stress and past trauma, social acceptability, curiosity or boredom, etc. Many fail to realize just how widespread the issue of drug abuse really is, and many are caught off-guard when discovering that a loved…
is your drinking out of control

Is Your Drinking Out of Control?

With the widespread availability and social acceptance of alcohol, it’s not surprising that alcohol is the most commonly abused substance. It is a fine line between alcohol consumption and alcohol addiction, but where does that line begin and end? While every individual and their circumstances vary, here are just a few factors to consider when…
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90-Day Treatment – What to Expect

When it comes to embracing a healthy, sober future, it is completely natural to experience many uncertainties. Choice House provides a structured, community-focused, compassionate environment to begin a new life following drug addiction. Our Boulder drug addiction rehab treatment and therapy program allows those who have struggled with addiction and alcoholism to practice sober living…