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Can Eating Healthy Really Help the Body Heal from Addiction?

Can Eating Healthy Really Help the Body Heal from Addiction?

Content Reviewed by Jennifer Wheeler, Clinical & Community Outreach for New Life Much of the focus of addiction recovery is placed...

What Does It Mean to Make Amends in Recovery?

What Does It Mean to Make Amends in Recovery?

Content Reviewed by Jennifer Wheeler, Clinical & Community Outreach for New Life One of the steps within 12-Step programs for drug...

Changing Your Thinking About Addiction Treatment and Recovery

Changing Your Thinking About Addiction Treatment and Recovery

Content Reviewed by Jennifer Wheeler, Clinical & Community Outreach for New Life There are many reasons people avoid addiction treatment and...

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Replacement Addictions: Trading One Addiction for Another

After seeking treatment for alcohol or drug addiction, there are some people who maintain sobriety from those substances. Yet, they may...

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Family, Alcoholism and Abuse

Not all family traditions are settings of smiles, laughter and fond memories together. Too many families have traditions surrounding drug or...

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Managing Questions About Your Sobriety

Why aren’t you drinking? That can be one of the most socially terrifying questions for someone in recovery. Social drinking is...

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Why Are the Holidays So Difficult Emotionally?

The holidays are painted with joy and celebration on storefronts, catalogs and commercials. Yet this joy eludes so many, and the...

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Coping With a Breakup During Addiction Recovery

Managing alcohol addiction recovery is difficult enough. Add a relationship breakup and it can seem overwhelming, but a breakup is not...

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You May Be Addicted, but You Are Not Broken

One of the most universal beliefs that people with chronic alcoholism or drug addiction have is that they are broken; that...

Can Hallucinogens Be Addictive?

Hallucinogens have been used for centuries in spiritual or healing rituals or to create so-called mind-altering experiences. Today, they are typically...

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