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inclusion in addiction recovery

Why Is Inclusion Important in Addiction Recovery?

There are far too many places in our society where race, gender, sexual orientation, social status, wealth or other criteria determine...

boundaries

8 Ways to Set Boundaries in Addiction Recovery

One of the most important emotional skills to learn in addiction recovery is how to set boundaries. As you become more...

addiction treatment

What Does Addiction Treatment Look Like?

One of the barriers for people accessing treatment for substance misuse is fear of the unknown. What will happen in treatment?...

opioid overdose

Why Do Opioids Carry Such a High Risk of Overdose?

The opioid epidemic has become a major health crisis in the United States. What started for many as medication for severe...

working during treatment

Going to Work During & After Addiction Treatment

There are so many factors involved in going to work during or after addiction recovery treatment. What do you tell coworkers?...

treating co-occurring disorders

The Importance of Treating Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Together

When working to recover from a substance use disorder (SUD), such as chronic alcoholism, healing is only effective if you address...

outpatient

Benefits of Outpatient Treatment for Addiction

Within recovery for substance use, including cocaine treatment, heroin treatment, withdrawal treatment and alcohol addiction recovery, there are various options. There...

support

Building a Support Network in Recovery During COVID-19

One of the most important aspects of drug or alcohol addiction recovery is building a strong support network. Having people in...

doctor

What Is Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) and Can It Help Me?

For some, medication-assisted treatment (MAT) is still controversial. Many cling to an old belief that MAT is a replacement drug for...

court

Can Voluntary Treatment for Alcohol Addiction Help Me in Court?

Very few things in life are more sobering than seeing the lights in your mirror and hearing the siren behind you...

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