Advice for Parents Whose Child Is Addicted

September 19, 2017
Family and Relationships, For Parents
It can be devastating for parents to discover that their child is addicted to drugs or alcohol. Parents who have dealt with an adult child suffering from addiction commonly experience initial feelings of guilt and hopelessness. It is not unusual for ...
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Staying Sober in 6 Simple Steps

September 27, 2017
Sober Living
Getting sober is a huge accomplishment, but staying sober can pose an even greater challenge. Addiction is a chronic condition, and the risk of relapse is real. You may be feeling excited and positive about your bright future, but first you need to l...
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5 Tips to Help You Finish Your Degree During Recovery

October 3, 2017
Health and wellness, Sober Living
You can and probably should finish your degree, even when you're concentrating on your recovery. One major reason is the financial benefit; the more educated you are, the more likely you are to gain employment and increase your income.1 More than ...
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What is a Sober Living Home?

January 4, 2018
Sober Living
.text-wrap { float:left; margin: 10px; } What is a sober living home's role in recovery?  A sober living home helps guide residents who are trying to stop drinking or using drugs through the recovery process. Such home...
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How to Find an AA Meeting

January 5, 2018
Drug and alcohol abuse, Sober living/treatment, Sobriety
How to Find an AA Meeting It has never been easier to find a local AA meeting thanks to today's technology. AA meetings are popular and help augment the support addicts receive at an outpatient support program. For those wondering how to find an ...
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How to Confront an Addict

January 8, 2018
Addiction and recovery, Drug and alcohol abuse, For Parents
How to Confront an Addict If you’re wondering how to confront an addict, there are several steps that can be taken to increase your chance of success. From looking for signs in their behavior to researching treatment centers, the items on this lis...
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What is the Opioid Epidemic?

January 9, 2018
Addiction and recovery, Drug and alcohol abuse
What is the Opioid Epidemic? Every news agency is reporting heavily on the opioid addiction, but what is the opioid epidemic exactly? In this article, we’ll explore the deadly truths surrounding drug overdose deaths and the link between substance ...
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The Long Term Effects of Cocaine

January 10, 2018
Drug and alcohol abuse
The Long Term Effects of Cocaine Studies on the long term effects of cocaine on the body and mind have revealed a great deal of information. Researchers have found that with repeated exposure to cocaine, the brain starts to adapt, resulting in the...
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Sober Living vs Rehab: What's the Difference?

January 12, 2018
Sober Living, Sober living/treatment
When it comes to sober living vs. rehab, many people don’t understand the difference. They are two different places with completely different roles in the recovery of patients.
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