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Is Addiction Really a Disease?

The perception of addiction as a disease or a choice is a viewpoint with far-ranging consequences. For years, mainstream thinking posited that it was a choice, a “moral failing” that affects weak individuals. Fortunately, our knowledge and understanding of addiction have evolved, and we have seen that it affects all kinds of people, from all…

Art Therapy Creates Powerful Outlets for Healing and Self-Care

The road to recovery is full of many routes. At Choice House, we focus on a number of different outlets for healing from addiction and attaining lifelong sobriety. Among outdoor therapy, individual therapy, group discussions and 12-step meetings, a very valuable method we use is art therapy. Art therapy can serve two important and distinct…

Supporting a Spouse Through Addiction Recovery

Drug and alcohol abuse can be extremely detrimental to marriages and family. The financial, emotional and mental burden caused by an addiction oftentimes affects the spouse the most. When someone who struggles with addiction chooses to begin an addiction recovery program, it can be a huge relief for that person’s spouse.   If your spouse…

10 Addiction and Recovery Blogs to Follow

Surrounding yourself with a strong community during the addiction recovery process is an important step in attaining lifelong sobriety. This community can come in many forms, including the brotherhood formed during our 90-day treatment program or the Choice House alumni events.   Another way to find camaraderie among individuals who know what it is like…

Dating After Rehab: 5 things to keep in mind

Returning to normal life following rehabilitation involves many significant transitions, some of which are challenging, exciting or a little bit of both. Along with getting back into the workforce and finding stable housing, reentering the dating scene is a large step in reclaiming one’s life following drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Starting a relationship following recovery…

Why 12-Step Addiction Recovery Programs Work

For those who have battled drug and alcohol addiction, the road to recovery can be found along many routes. While no two paths to rehabilitation are exactly the same, many have found that certain elements – such as structure, community and therapy – are most beneficial for attaining life-long sobriety. At Choice House, we strongly…
Embracing New Beginnings at Choice House

Embracing New Beginnings and a Brand New Look for Choice House

We are pleased to announce Choice Health Co, LLC has acquired the businesses assets known as Choice House, Choice for Women and Choice The Lookout providers of extended care and structured living programs for recovery from chemical dependency in the Louisville/Boulder, Colorado area. The addition of the new resources to the existing programs will offer…