Self Sufficiency in Recovery Is as Important as Support Networks

Self Sufficiency in Recovery Is as Important as Support Networks

While building a support network that consists of friends, family, and peers is essential in recovery, it is also just as important to learn self-sufficiency. It is recommended and necessary to have a strong support system at the beginning of your recovery. However, as your treatment progresses, you will need to have the tools and…

Treatment Without Consequence

Treatment Without Consequence

Some believe that treatment is a captive experience where an individual will face consequences if they refuse treatment. While some treatment centers implement strict rules with consequences, treatment centers like Spero Recovery Center provide treatment as a choice. We provide individuals with the opportunity to build their unique plans to find joy in being sober…

Common Misconceptions About Religion and 12-Step Programs

Common Misconceptions About Religion and 12-Step Programs

Many people tend to relate religion to 12-Step programs. While religion may factor into some, these programs are much more spiritual than they are religious.  12-Step programs involve surrendering and admitting your powerlessness over your addiction and your need for external help. Although there have been many misconceptions regarding 12-Step programs, they can be beneficial…

What Do Alumni Programs Look Like in the Spero Community?

What Do Alumni Programs Look Like in the Spero Community?

Spero Recovery Center provides treatment for individuals struggling with substance use disorder (SUD). You may be wondering where to seek support after treatment. We not only provide individuals with the tools needed for long-term recovery, but we also continue to be a pillar of support after treatment.  Spero invites alumni or individuals who have completed…

How Experiential Therapy Can Help You Find Your Authentic Self

How Experiential Therapy Can Help You Find Your Authentic Self

From sand volleyball and biking to cooking or making music, experiential therapy is a transformative experience that helps one find their authentic self. Practicing new hobbies and skills can provide you with the opportunity to discover a new side of yourself while serving as a therapeutic method to continue your recovery.  The combination of conventional…

How to Find Accessible and Affordable Treatment

How to Find Accessible and Affordable Treatment

Seeking treatment when you need help is essential to help you overcome and manage any mental health or addiction-related issues. However, the thought of treatment and affording treatment can deter you from getting the help you need. It can be particularly challenging and overwhelming for those who struggle with finances. Fortunately, there are treatment centers…

Finding Local Community Options to Support Recovery

Finding Local Community Options to Support Recovery

Recovery is a journey, and while you can develop effective tools during treatment, you’re going to need to be persistent to maintain recovery. Community options can provide a great way to help you explore new opportunities and continue growth in your recovery. However, knowing where to look can be initially overwhelming.  While some practitioners are…