This webinar focuses on tips for helping patients with nutrition, diet and sleep during the substance addiction and recovery phases. A brief discussion of why patients can sometimes transfer from a substance addiction to a sugar addiction is examined, and tips are shared on how to help with decreasing the chances of sugar addiction. An exploration of how substance addiction can cause sleep problems is presented and examples of effective methods to reduce the frustration associated with sleep problems is given.

Participants in this webinar gain:

  • Basic knowledge of sugar addiction and tips on how to substitute sugar with healthier alternatives
  • A basic understanding of how patients can move from substance addiction to sugar addiction
  • An explanation of how substance use can affect sleep
  • Direction on what methods can be used to help with sleep problems


Monica Berry, CHC, AADP is a Certified Health Coach with a degree in Psychology. She graduated both from the University of Pittsburgh and the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. She is board certified by the American Association of Drug-less Practitioners and is highly trained in preventative health, wellness restoration and is versatile in a variety of practical lifestyle coaching methods.

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