The Recovery/Relapse Lecture showed me that you get back up, focus on what you can do instead of what you can’t. This lecture was awesome! No one takes my recovery-no one.

Kip P.

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Preparing for Treatment

Preparing for Treatment

If you have made the decision to enter treatment, you might feel unsure about what to do next. Rimrock understands that the time leading up to entering treatment can be difficult and confusing. Let this blog be your guide for what you should do to prepare for your stay.  You can also view our interactive – more…

Understanding Addiction: Do You Need Help?

There are many stereotypes of addiction in popular culture. People are depicted as willing to do anything to get their drug of choice. Many addicts aren’t homeless, they don’t consciously steal or deceive and they’ve likely never been arrested. However, not meeting these stereotypes doesn’t mean you don’t have a problem. In fact, the sufferer – more…

Family and Addiction – Understanding Addiction and Seeking Help

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When addiction is affecting a family member it can be a difficult and unsettling situation. Family members want to help their loved one overcome their addiction and heal. However, they have no idea where to start or how to help someone begin their journey towards sobriety. Identifying an addiction, seeking help and conducting an intervention – more…

The Journey to Recovery Begins with One Step

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At Rimrock, the Twelve Step program of Alcoholics Anonymous provides the framework for our treatment program. Often times, people see the twelve steps as a strict and religious guideline towards treatment. This may lead individuals seeking help to turn away from the program and miss out on the treatment they need. It is important to – more…

Family and Addiction – The Power of Family Week

Family and Addiction Addiction can shake entire families. As loved ones are trying to heal, family members may need to heal as well. At Rimrock, we believe committed involvement in treatment is essential in order to reach full restoration of health and well-being. This applies not only to the person seeking care but also for – more…

Rimrock’s Pump N Run for Recovery Coming September 17th

Rimrock’s Pump N Run for Recovery adds a unique twist to the average fun run by measuring both strength and endurance. Athletes will have the option to take 30 seconds off their race time for each successful bench press they perform prior to the race. There are 12 age/gender divisions. Depending on age, men must – more…

Communication Part 2: Listening

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Please Just Listen When I ask you to listen to me And you start giving advice, You have not done what I asked. When I ask you to listen to me And you begin to tell me why I shouldn’t feel that way, You are trampling on my feelings. When I ask you to listen – more…

Improving How We Communicate

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This month, we begin a three part series on improving our ability to communicate with one another. When it comes to effective communication, most experts agree that the key is to be clear and concise. It is important to mean what you say and say what you mean. This concept seems simply enough, so why – more…

Do You Need Treatment?

  Warning: Some of these images may be triggering for some in recovery. Viewer discretion advised.    How does someone know they have a problem with drugs or alcohol? When does social drinking with friends on the weekend become something more? Many people test these limits and find themselves in unmanageable situations. So, when do – more…

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