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Sobriety Vs. Moderation


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Sobriety Vs. Moderation: Two Perspectives on Overcoming Alcoholism

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September 16, 2022

One of the first questions some people have about all these terms is, “is sobriety the same as abstinence?” Usually, yes, the terms are interchangeable, and both mean a life that is completely free of drugs and alcohol. For many people who get serious about recovery, recovery means sobriety,…

Dangers of a Big Ego


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Dangers of a Big Ego

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August 12, 2022

Addiction recovery is hard, and nobody understands that like those in the recovery community. I’ve served to provide hope to those in recovery for over 25 years, and I see the struggle every day. I also see the tenacity and humility it takes to overcome something that is so…

harm reduction vs MAT


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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.
Tips for Preparing to Go to Substance Abuse Rehab


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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 for many individuals entering recovery.

Before you even begin your recovery program, however, there are a few things you need to…

The 12 Steps Meets Harm Reduction


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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, a good amount of time has passed since their creation, and more strategies have been created based off of these…

Challenges to Addiction Recovery During Covid-19 and Beyond


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Challenges to Addiction Recovery During Covid-19 and Beyond

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July 15, 2021

COVID-19 has come with a multitude of new obstacles that have affected everybody’s lives differently. Adjusting your everyday life constantly to adapt to what seems like never-ending change can drastically affect you and your mental health. Stressors and triggers have become harder to deal with, making it harder to…

Mind Power Concept


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How Practicing Mindfulness Can Strengthen Addiction Recovery

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June 3, 2021

 

Addiction is widely regarded as a terrible disease, yet it remains very misunderstood. Most of us understand the way physical dependency works. However, the truth of the matter is that addiction takes hold of people in far more insidious ways. Oftentimes the root of the addiction is mental, and…

Alcohol Addiction


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Freedom From Alcohol Addiction

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May 25, 2021

Stepping away from alcohol is one of the biggest and most rewarding decisions you can make in life. It can be a daunting journey in the beginning, but once you attain a life without alcohol, you’ll find it is extremely rewarding. Kicking alcohol away for good can be a…

Yoga for Addiction Recovery


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Popular Types of Yoga for Addiction Recovery

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April 27, 2021

In past years, yoga has become a staple at mental health and substance abuse treatment centers across the country and there are a multitude of reasons for this. Yoga has its roots in the Hindu religion and is an ancient practice; many believe that the practice may be up…

Our Favorite Addiction Recovery Quotes and Sayings


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Our Favorite Addiction Recovery Quotes and Sayings

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February 17, 2021

As individuals complete in-patient rehab programs and head out into their new sober lifestyle, they derive inspiration to maintain a sober lifestyle through many resources. Group meetings, outpatient counseling, and a strong support network are vital tools that individuals must use on a daily basis to overcome the temptation…

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