How to Deal with Someone Addicted to Alcohol

Alcohol abuse can ruin lives. It damages relationships, families, and affects all aspects of someone’s life. If your loved one is addicted to alcohol, or any substance, it requires a great deal of strength to deal with them. Their addiction … Read More

Recovery is Always Necessary, Even When Life is Empty

“Addiction begins with the hope that something ‘out there’ can instantly fill up the emptiness inside.” — Jean Kilbourne   Did your addiction start like this? Did your loved one fall into despair because despair was already present? It doesn’t … Read More

Understanding a Woman’s Nature Can Lead to Addiction Recovery

There are four key aspects to a woman’s intrinsic nature: emotional, physical, mental, and spiritual. When you come to Annie’s House, you will see that we focus on these four aspects to elicit recovery. Emotional We want to identify your … Read More

Make it a Goal to Recover

Goals allow us to decide what we want, and how we are going to get there. Overcoming addiction is essential to becoming you again. It is not easy, but dividing that goal into smaller steps can make it achievable and … Read More

Building Self-Esteem in Recovery

Self-esteem is an essential part of addiction recovery. By definition, self-esteem is confidence in yourself and confidence in your abilities. If you are not confident in yourself, how can you be confident in recovery? That is exactly why self-esteem needs … Read More

The Importance of a Women-Only Recovery Center

At Annie’s House, we are dedicated to providing a safe and positive environment for those struggling with addictions. However, our women-only environment is unique among rehab centers and it offers the women who stay here many benefits. We have a … Read More

5 Reasons to Make Yourself a Priority

You need to make yourself a priority. Life is beautiful, but addiction can make that hard to see. You may not understand just how important you are, and just how vital it is that you take care of yourself. Here … Read More

How to Inspire a Struggling Friend

Whether it’s addiction, depression, or some other form of pain or grief, we all have a friend who struggles to be happy. They struggle to find the light in each day. They question the purpose of life. And they underestimate … Read More

How to Separate Addiction and Emotions

As women, we understand that emotions are an integral part of who we are. Some of us accept it. Some of us don’t. But either way, emotions are there. And they make us just a little bit complicated. Now put … Read More

Addiction Can be Fought from the Inside

Maybe it started with friends at a party. Maybe it started on a terrible day when you felt you had nowhere else to turn. Maybe it feels like it has always been there. Addiction may have started outside of you, … Read More