New Year’s Resolutions for People in Addiction Recovery

New Year’s Resolutions for People in Addiction Recovery

Addiction Recovery New Year’s Resolutions As the clock strikes 12 on midnight, a new year is upon us filled with endless possibilities about the better person we hope to be and all the goals we hope to achieve this upcoming year. But for those of us in addiction recovery, New Year’s resolutions are more than […]

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How to Keep Your Sobriety during the Holiday Season

How to Keep Your Sobriety during the Holiday Season

Tips to Keep your Sobriety during the Holiday Season From mid-November through the New Year, our schedules are suddenly jam-packed with office parties, brunches, family holiday dinners and so much more. While many people look forward to this time of year to celebrate in all the merriment & festivities, people who are in recovery tend […]

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Parents, You are Not Alone

Parents, You are Not Alone

An Open Letter to Parents Sending their Child to a Rehabilitation Center It is one of the most difficult and unimaginable situations a parent will ever have to face: the realization that their own child is deep into a drug or alcohol addiction. The warning signs have been creeping into daily normality for quite some […]

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Sober October: Benefits of Quitting Alcohol for 1 Month

Sober October: Benefits of Quitting Alcohol for 1 Month

Sober October: Benefits of Not Drinking for 31 Days Sober October, much like Dry January, involves challenging yourself to cut out alcohol for 31 days. People chose to participate in this month-long wellness experiment for many reasons. Whether it is to achieve a weight loss goal, focus on your mental health, teaming with your recovering […]

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Impact of Substance Use Disorder on Families

Impact of Substance Use Disorder on Families

Substance Use Disorder is a Family Disease While some consider substance use disorder as a personal experience, it is important to take into account the other people directly affected – how addiction affects the family. In more recent years, dependency on drugs and alcohol has been studied and well documented as a family disease. The […]

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Warning Signs & Symptoms of Opioid Addiction

Warning Signs & Symptoms of Opioid Addiction

Warning Signs of Opioid Addiction Opiates, commonly called opioids, are a group of drugs used to treat pain. The terms opiates and opioids are used to describe the natural (opiate) and synthetic (opioid) medications. Opioids include prescription painkillers, such as hydrocodone, fentanyl and morphine. When taken as prescribed by a doctor they can be a [...]
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Importance of Sober Living Housing in Early Recovery

Importance of Sober Living Housing in Early Recovery

Importance of Sober Living Housing in Early Recovery Stages Sober living housing acts as a bridge between an inpatient facility treatment center and the real world. In the early recovery stages, these homes mean the difference between going back to old habits or continuing on the journey to long term sobriety. Once you leave an [...]
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