Codependency, Acupuncture and Comfort Food – The Best of Excursions Magazine

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Presenting three great articles showcasing the talent of Sanford House staff members. Clinicians Jess Kimmel and Lynnel Brewster on “Codependency” and the benefits of “Acupuncture”. And chef Katie Kemperman redefines “Comfort Food”. Enjoy…

 

 Codependency: Why the Children of Alcoholics Try to Make it All Better…

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It’s Time to Redefine “Comfort Food” in Recovery

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When most people think of comfort food they think of meatloaf and mashed potatoes. They envision stew, bread and butter and something slathered in syrup – like pancakes or sausages. Remember the orphans in a ragged line, asking for “more” in the musical Oliver? And the song, “Food, Glorious Food”? When women come to us [read more…]

 

 

 

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At Sanford House Addiction Treatment Centers, we believe that everyone deserves to find the place from which they draw strength… Because our proven addiction treatment, comprehensive as it may be, is just the beginning of a life in recovery. We want to inspire you to find your inner grit, rekindle your interests and engage your passion. Our guiding principles include a homelike environment, individualized treatment, integrated therapies, robust excursions and family involvement. The treatment programs at Sanford House at Cherry Street for Women and Sanford House at John Street for Men are gender specific to foster safety, honesty and community. People in different stages of recovery need different levels of care - Sanford Outpatient Center provides connection, education and Intensive Outpatient Services to those who are inspired to embrace sobriety, but may not be appropriate for residential care.