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19 05, 2019

Worth the Read: 75 Meaningful and Inspiring Addiction Recovery Quotes

2019-06-06T17:56:12+00:00May 19th, 2019|0 Comments

Inspiring Addiction Quotes that Describe Addiction Many people don’t realize that they have an addiction to a substance until they try to quit. One of the harshest realities is to acknowledge that you have an addiction. While this chapter in your life may be scary, know that you’re not alone. Plenty of others have gone through the same process, [...]

12 04, 2019

The Grand Opening of Northpoint Washington in Edmonds, Washington

2019-04-15T17:58:54+00:00April 12th, 2019|0 Comments

We have an exciting announcement. You’ve waited patiently, and it’s finally time for us to reveal our latest inpatient drug and alcohol treatment facility -- Northpoint Washington. You’ve probably followed our blogs and visited our website. Now, you can finally see what our facility looks like! This new inpatient treatment facility is located in Edmonds, Washington. It offers a [...]

26 12, 2018

Amanda Bynes: 4 Years Sober!

2019-03-14T22:55:39+00:00December 26th, 2018|0 Comments

DISCLAIMER: Amanda Bynes’ history of odd behavior and personal struggles have been well-documented, both in the media and her own social media accounts. Now, for the first time, the former teen star is talking about the real reasons why she lost control over her own life. Almost a decade ago, actress Amanda Bynes suffered an extremely public meltdown.  She [...]

25 12, 2018

The Challenges of Recovery During the Holidays

2019-01-31T17:49:43+00:00December 25th, 2018|0 Comments

"Though the holiday season is a festive time, and alcohol can be an ever-present element of the festivities, it can also be an emotionally painful time for many." ~ Robert Castan, co-founder of Northpoint Recovery featured in Idaho Statesman Recently, Robert shared an article he wrote about how holiday stress can affect and trigger addiction. Through his own personal experiences, [...]

25 09, 2018

Guns N’ Roses Slash on Overcoming Addiction

2019-03-14T22:56:05+00:00September 25th, 2018|0 Comments

DISCLAIMER: As a member of the “most dangerous band in the world”, Slash and the other members of Guns N’ Roses lived a well-documented rock & roll lifestyle that included heavy drinking and drug use. This is an effort to use what we know about Slash’s substance abuse struggles and eventual recovery to help other people who are fighting [...]

18 08, 2018

The Power of Positive Thinking in Recovery

2019-01-31T18:03:10+00:00August 18th, 2018|0 Comments

Positive thinking can enhance the effectiveness of addiction treatment. It can also increase your chances of getting sober and staying abstinent. After all, addiction recovery is a battle of wits, patience and perseverance. Your mental frame and state will make a huge difference in your results. A change in mood and mindset can affect your behavior. It'll factor into [...]

19 03, 2018

9 Effective Therapies & Treatment Modalities that Support Addiction Recovery

2019-01-31T23:33:40+00:00March 19th, 2018|0 Comments

Addiction will often require counseling and therapy. The layers of therapy help addicts to understand why they became addicted. Therapy gives you the tools to avoid relapse and you develop means of coping with situations that would often make you abuse substances. When you work with addiction therapists, they will motivate you and help you develop skills that will [...]

24 12, 2017

Dry January – An International Phenomenon

2019-02-15T17:53:58+00:00December 24th, 2017|0 Comments

One Woman Sparks A Global Campaign To Raise Alcohol Awareness In 2011, Emily Robinson decided to give up drinking for the month of January to get prepared for a marathon she was running in February of that same year. Since then, her idea to get sober every first month of the year has turned into a global phenomenon that [...]

22 12, 2017

10 Tips to Stay Sober On New Year’s Eve

2019-02-15T17:55:04+00:00December 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

November and December could easily be considered the most alcohol-infused pair of months for the entire year. With Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Eve all nearly within the same month, the holiday season makes for an alcohol-heavy time of year. TIME Magazine, among many others, report New Year’s Eve as one of the most booze-fueled holidays of the year. [...]

14 12, 2017

DTR: Addressing Addiction in Your Closest Relationships

2019-02-15T18:00:25+00:00December 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Directly addressing addiction in our closest relationships can often seem overwhelming. But if you are in a close relationship with someone struggling with alcoholics or drug addiction, you should know that you are not alone. In fact, both alcoholism and drug addiction are extremely prevalent within the United States. Over 23 million people need treatment for alcohol or drug [...]