Category Name: Addiction & Family

A Recipe for Holiday Success 2022

Recipe For Holiday Success 2022

If you are wondering how to navigate the holidays safely this year, you are not alone. Even in the best of times, holidays can be daunting with the logistical challenges of getting everyone around the table, avoiding the topics that can ruin a meal, and the pressure of living up to often unreasonable expectations. Add […]

Drug Addiction Types

Drug Addiction Types

Overcoming addiction can be extremely difficult. This is especially so if you try and stop the use of addictive substances on your own. Instead, it’s best to seek the help of a team of professionals to ensure your safety and success. Next Step Recovery provides our patients with comprehensive recovery services that increase their chances […]

How to Help a Son with Addiction

How To Help A Son With Addiction

Addiction is a difficult disease to live with. It is also difficult on the friends and family members of the individual that is suffering from the disease of addiction. If you have a son that is addicted to a substance, you may not know what actions you can take to get them the help they […]

Family and Addiction

Family and Addiction

“Next Step Recovery is an Intensive Outpatient Program for Men in the Asheville, North Carolina Community. We provide structured 12-week programs for men between 18 to 40 years of age who are recovering from substance abuse who need extra clinical support to successfully transition.” We are raising awareness about the importance of support from family […]

Can You Separate Addiction Fact from Fiction?

Can You Separate Fact From Fiction

Our Recovery Depends On It  With less than a month to go until Election Day, politicians are throwing around a lot of facts—about the economy, about the pandemic, about climate change, about their record and their opponent’s record. The list goes on. While some of these facts are true, others are inflated or downright false. […]

10 Tips for Families in Recovery: Steps to Whole-Family Recovery

Family Recovery Tips

At Next Step Recovery, we believe recovery is a family journey that should include family recovery support. Addiction takes a tremendous toll on families who often struggle for years with the emotional, financial and physical consequences of untreated addiction. The road to recovery, which often includes relapses, job and relationship losses, can be a long […]

When Parents Relapse: Why Whole-Family Recovery Is Crucial

When Parents Relapse

Dear Friend, You may have heard that relapse is part of the recovery process. In our last newsletter, we explored how relapse may be part of someone’s recovery journey and also why relapse doesn’t have to be a given, especially when the right support system and structure is in place, like we provide here at […]

What’s Your Next Step?

What’s Your Next Step

We are in the middle of a national health epidemic, one that takes another life every 19 minutes. men and women are dying at alarming, never before seen rates from drug overdoses. In fact, the death rate from overdoses has now surpassed homicides. Many of these deaths are caused by fentanyl, a derivative of morphine […]

When Helping Hurts: Breaking the Chains of Codependency to Help Your Son Thrive

When Helping Hurts

You’ve gotten your son through detox. He’s completed his inpatient treatment. Now you’ve found him a safe and sober place to live, maybe even one that includes lots of structure and support like we have here at Next Step Recovery. He’s going to 12-step meetings, he’s looking for work or thinking about going back to school, […]

Celebrating Our 12th Year of Recovery Support in Amazing Asheville, NC

Next Step Turns 12

In May 2018, we celebrated the anniversary of our founding and the beginning of our 12th year supporting men in early recovery from alcohol and substance abuse through highly structured recovery programs that include an intensive outpatient program and a sober living community with three recovery houses. We recently have a conversation between Susan Stader, […]