you've relapsed. what now?

So you’ve relapsed. What now? Few things are more demoralizing for those in recovery from addiction or alcoholism than a relapse. Call it what you will: a slip or a stumble … going back out, falling off the wagon, picking back up … it all amounts to the same thing: You’ve re-introduced drugs or alcohol…

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addiction treatment and COVID-19

Like a thief under cover of darkness, COVID-19 has stolen from the East Tennessee addiction recovery community. At the same time it has decimated the population at large, claiming more than 170,000 American lives and infecting more than 5 million people in this country, it’s laid waste to the ties that bind those in recovery…

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UnitedHealthcare Community Plans

Blount County-based drug and alcohol treatment center Stepping Stone to Recovery will begin accepting TennCare recipients of UnitedHealthcare Community Plans starting Friday, July 3. The recent agreement between Stepping Stone, a subsidiary of Cornerstone of Recovery, and UHC means that the addiction and alcoholism treatment facility now has contracts with all three of the managed…

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should I go to rehab away from home?

There are a lot of factors to take into consideration when choosing the right drug and alcohol rehab for you, and asking yourself, “Should I go to rehab away from home?” is certainly a worthy question. In many cases, leaving your hometown to get treatment for addiction or alcoholism is a necessity. After all, 60…

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gardening therapy in addiction recovery

When individuals struggling with a drug and alcohol problem consider rehab, gardening therapy in addiction recovery probably isn’t high on their list of potential amenities. Nevertheless, it’s found a way into the supplemental programming at Cornerstone of Recovery, where two raised beds adjacent to the on-campus fitness center have provided another outlet for therapy for…

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LGBT-friendly addiction treatment

For gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender addicts and alcoholics, finding a facility that meets their needs — recovery from drugs and alcohol while also serving as an LGBT-friendly addiction treatment center — can be a challenge. Most drug and alcohol rehabs, like Cornerstone of Recovery — located near Knoxville, Tennessee — tend to promote recovery…

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10 reasons to get clean and sober during the summer

If you’re curious about 10 reasons why you should get clean and sober during the summer, it’s probably safe to assume that you’re concerned about your drug and/or alcohol intake. After all, you didn’t casually stumble upon this blog post while scrolling YouTube videos. Something’s gnawing at the edge of your subconscious, some little voice…

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what is drug and alcohol treatment like?

Let’s talk about it. You’re here, on a blog post for a drug and alcohol treatment center, because you’re seeking information — maybe for yourself, maybe for a loved one, but either way, you’re not here to take one of those cute Facebook quizzes and share the results with your friends or to read about…

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