Alcoholism is the most common addiction we find at the University of Colorado – CeDAR. This makes up about 85% of our patients. These articles provide you a framework for recovery, including guidance for basic addiction science, medication information, therapy approaches, and peer support. Subscribe to our mailing list to be sent sessions for leaning on your own time. The order of sessions is designed in a fashion to help you heal over the entire year.
We have 1 free session available for you to start your recovery path and also more advanced sessions available for access if you have a RecoveryArc subscription. The cost of an annual subscription is only $15 for a Limited Time. This subscription gives you access to every single thing we have developed on RecoveryArc for all programs. Consider this to embrace our more advanced educational courses. These programs are being developed weekly and RecoveryArc is in the process of expanding with premium content becoming more and more comprehensive.
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Session 1 FREE SESSION Sessions 2-5 LOGIN REQUIRED
Alcoholism 101 – These sessions set the stage for early recovery, specifically an emphasis on alcoholism as a disease, stages of change and motivation for recovery, and data around alcohol use as a spectrum and the possibility of controlled drinking versus required abstinence.
Sessions 6-10 LOGIN REQUIRED
These articles review some of the neuroscience taking place in the alcoholic brain. By understanding some of these processes, you can be better prepared for change to take place and better resilient to cope with difficult early-recovery emotions. These sessions also start to talk about building a viable treatment plan for you and reviewing any past experiences you have had.
Sessions 11-15 LOGIN REQUIRED
These articles will provide an introduction to dual-diagnosis conditions and the need to build a mutually inclusive treatment plan for your alcoholism in addition to depression, anxiety or other health problems. Addressing these co-occurring disorders will help you achieve a more comprehensive healing and stronger stability.
Sessions 16-20 LOGIN REQUIRED
These sessions enter into some of the most fascinating psychological concepts connected to recovery. They discuss issues around shame, sense of self, attachment patterns, and rebuilding. Having some basic understanding of this will help you solidify a deeper recovery and design appropriate psychotherapy moving forward.
Sessions 21-25 LOGIN REQUIRED
Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) involves using targeted med approaches to prevent alcohol relapse during early recovery. These sessions review more advanced scientific data and strategic usefulness of them to bolster your healing process. The Harvard Cohort is an important epidemiologic piece which offers many things about long-term recovery.
Sessions 26-30 LOGIN REQUIRED
Our final sessions of the alcoholism arc focus on starting up an effective peer support program, psychotherapy, and introduction to mindfulness practices useful for recovery.