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Keeping Your New Year’s Resolution of Recovery

New Year’s resolutions are broken almost as often as they are kept. Addiction relapse in recovery is also all too common....

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How Your Brain Becomes Addicted to Substances

How many of us have thought that substance abuse was our fault, or even our choice? How many of us tell...

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Breaking Free of Cocaine Addiction

Cocaine’s original use was for medicinal purposes but is most used for recreational purposes. Because it is a stimulant, people try...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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,...

Men and Recovery

June is Men’s Health Month. Why is it important to shed a spotlight on men’s health? On average, men die almost...

Pride 2020: Finding Community and Support

June is Pride month. It’s an annual celebration of the LGBTQIA+ community. We celebrate our survival, our right to live with...

New Support for Opioid Agonists

The opioid crisis has been making headlines in recent years. It’s an especially tangled web for many people, as opioids help...

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