The Aviary Recovery Center Blog

Making Sure the Kids Are Alright

Making Sure the Kids Are Alright

Maybe the moment has come. You realize you need to enter a residential treatment center for your substance abuse disorder. You need help finding a route to lasting sobriety, and an inpatient recovery center is equipped to offer you the help and resources you so...

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Don’t Let Boredom Derail Your Recovery

Don’t Let Boredom Derail Your Recovery

While no one enjoys feeling bored, there is some scientific evidence to suggest boredom has some benefits. That said, boredom can be dangerous for a person in recovery. Feeling bored might heighten the cravings for drugs or alcohol as you look for a way to feel better...

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The Connection: Addiction & Trauma

The Connection: Addiction & Trauma

An Overview Similar to the relationship between mental illness and substance abuse, the connection between addiction and trauma is not a direct cause-and-effect relationship. In other words: just because you have experienced trauma does not mean you will develop an...

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7 Holistic Recovery Goals

7 Holistic Recovery Goals

Building a Foundation At The Aviary Recovery Center's Missouri-based drug and alcohol addiction treatment program, we recognize that lasting recovery requires more than simply abstaining from substance use. We promote a holistic approach to recovery that focuses on...

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Talking to Children About Addiction

Talking to Children About Addiction

Addiction Affects Everyone Addiction is a biological illness that affects people from all walks of life, as well as their friends and family. As such, there often comes a point when you need to talk to your children about the addiction of a loved one—be it a parent,...

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