Author:

Jenny Stradling

Recovery

Harm Reduction and MAT: Breaking Down the Myths for Better Healing

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May 18, 2022
We are amidst an epidemic—but this one isn’t caused by a virus or bacterium. Instead, our country is facing a prescription medication and illicit drug overdose epidemic. For context, in 2017, over 47,000 Americans died from an overdose involving opioids. More generally speaking, from October 2020-2021, a record number of 105,000 Americans died from drug overdoses.
Mental Health

Learning Self-Acceptance in Recovery

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March 29, 2022

It can be difficult to accept the things about ourselves we don’t like. Perhaps you feel ashamed of certain habits, behavioral patterns, emotions, or even physical features. On the…

Mental Health

Can Video Games Help With Mental Health?

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October 18, 2021

Throughout the 90s, there was a long slew of headlines as the video game industry was figuring out how to regulate itself. It was a back-and-forth volley every week…

Recovery

Tips for Preparing to Go to Substance Abuse Rehab

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August 17, 2021

Making the decision to pursue recovery from substance dependence is a huge step in and of itself. In addition, the uncertainty of the situation can be challenging to handle…

Recovery

The 12 Steps Meets Harm Reduction — A Fresh Way to Look at the Steps

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July 28, 2021

In the world of recovery, many people are familiar with the globally accepted 12 steps implemented in many addiction treatments and support groups. While these principles work for many,…