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The Relationship Between Addiction and Codependency

Codependency as a concept in psychology gained popularity in the 1980s. At that time, the concept was predominantly assumed to be...

How Do I Know I Have a Substance Use Problem?

Another day, another regret. Another night, another justification for drinking or using drugs. If the people in your life haven’t outright...

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8 Positive Signs Your Addiction Recovery Is Working

The road to recovery is a long one. Sometimes, you may not give yourself enough credit for just how far you...

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The Prevalence of Depression Among Women

Depression has become more widespread than ever, particularly after COVID-19 created a global mental health crisis. Historically, women are more susceptible...

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Piecing It Together: Making Sense of the Chaos of Addiction

Turning your life around is not like pushing a button, unfortunately. After making the life-changing decision to stop drinking or using...

abuse

Surviving Abuse: Resilience in Addiction Recovery

Abuse comes in so many forms. The most commonly known forms are physical, sexual and emotional. However, abuse also comes in...

boundaries

Why Boundaries are Crucial in Addiction Recovery

Think back to when you first started using substances. Did someone pressure you into it? Did you drink or do drugs...

Equality in Addiction Treatment

Drugs and alcohol do not discriminate, so treatment for substance use disorder (SUD) should not discriminate, either. Whether it is location,...

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The Importance of Good Sleep in Addiction Recovery

When life is busy and stress is prevalent, getting good sleep can be difficult. Yet waking up feeling rested and replenished...

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Anxiety Is More Than a Buzzword

All too often, people mention anxiety as if it is some kind of a buzzword. However, true anxiety disorders are far...

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