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Saying Goodbye to Alcohol

When alcohol controls our lives more than we do, it is time to say goodbye. When our health, relationships, work, legal...

holidays

Recovery During the Holidays in 2020

The holidays can be a difficult time to be sober. Traditional social gatherings often have an excess of alcohol and other...

outpatient

Letting Outpatient Treatment for Addiction Work for You

When the subject of going into rehab for a substance use disorder is brought up, the typical thought process usually involves...

opioid

Why Opioid Addiction Is So Powerful

From prescription painkillers that are prescribed after injury or surgery, to fentanyl and heroin that are used recreationally, they all have...

relapse plan

Relapse: Having a Plan

No one plans to fail but those who fail to plan may not succeed. No matter how successful we may feel...

stigma

Why Stigma About Addiction Is Harmful

At some point in our lives, people have witnessed stigma about addiction. On television, in the movies, in the media, on...

disorder

What Is a Co-Occurring Disorder?

Life is rarely simple. Nothing about addiction is simple either. Actively using drugs or alcohol complicates our lives. Trying to recover...

Breaking the Familial Cycle of Substance Abuse

Breaking the Familial Cycle of Substance Abuse

Substance abuse is a healthcare crisis in the United States. So many factors contribute to different people developing substance use disorder,...

Sharing Your Story for Recovery Month

This September is Recovery Month, which celebrates the achievements of those in recovery. The theme for this year is Join the...

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