Welcome to the Canyon Vista Recovery Blog!

Articles about addiction, treatment, recovery, and more!

Love After Recovery

Love After Recovery

When drugs and alcohol have been a big part of life for a prolonged period of time, it can be scary and difficult to imagine doing everyday things while abstaining from substance use. Many people new to recovery worry their love life will be negatively impacted. How...

read more
Hangxiety: An Overview

Hangxiety: An Overview

The term “hangxiety” has become a popular buzzword for the feeling a person gets after a night of heavy or prolonged drinking. It describes the state of being hungover and feeling overwhelmingly anxious, guilty, or stressed. Usually, the feelings get worse as the day...

read more
How Seasonal Changes Affect Recovery

How Seasonal Changes Affect Recovery

Have you ever noticed a slightly negative shift in your mood as summer draws to an end? If you have, you are not alone. Less sunlight, shorter days, colder temperatures, and less time spent outdoors causes many people to feel exhausted, depressed, and irritable....

read more
Ecotherapy for Recovery

Ecotherapy for Recovery

Have you ever noticed that spending time in nature can make you feel peaceful and calm? Although being surrounded by the beauty of nature benefits everyone, for those with a substance use disorder, nature has a healing effect. The therapeutic use of nature is called...

read more
6 Signs of Addiction You Shouldn’t Ignore

6 Signs of Addiction You Shouldn’t Ignore

We all like to feel that we are in control. Even when we do things that seem dangerous or counter-productive, we want to convince ourselves – and others – that there isn’t a problem. But are we lying to ourselves? Addiction is a slow, silent thief. It steals our time,...

read more
Eye Damage Caused by Alcohol Addiction

Eye Damage Caused by Alcohol Addiction

Many people are aware that alcohol addiction has a damaging effect on many parts of the human body, such as the liver, pancreas, and stomach. But most do not know of the damage that excessive drinking can cause to the eyes, including permanent impaired vision....

read more
Celebrate Recovery: An Overview

Celebrate Recovery: An Overview

Incorporating your faith into your recovery journey can help you stay sober. A Bible-based, Christ-centered, 12-Step recovery program, Celebrate Recovery (CR) is designed to help people struggling with addiction, hurt, or pain of any kind while reconnecting with God....

read more
Sober Summer Activities

Sober Summer Activities

The weather is warm and the sun is shining. Sometimes people in recovery, especially those in early recovery, wonder if it is really possible to enjoy the summer without drinking their favorite drink or using their drug of choice. Actually, the opposite is true. Being...

read more
9 Personality Traits Linked to Addiction

9 Personality Traits Linked to Addiction

A Connection Many psychiatrists used to believe that people who were more prone to drug or alcohol addiction, also known as substance use disorder, shared a common addictive personality. However, throughout the years, researchers have been unable to prove that to be...

read more

Get Help Now

Call (888) 979-1840
Send Us A Message

Verify Insurance Now - we accept most insurance healthcare plans