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Employment for Recovering Addicts: Tips & Advice

January 15, 2018
Addiction and recovery, Sober Living, Sober living/treatment
One of the many questions people have about sober living is how to address employment for recovering addicts. As addicts begin the process of recovery sooner or later..
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The Health Benefits of Sobriety: An Exploration

January 16, 2018
Addiction and recovery, Family and Relationships, Health and wellness, Sober Living
Exploring the Benefits of Sobriety When alcoholics move towards recovery, one of the most powerful motivators for seeking treatment is understanding the health benefits of sobriety. It’s probably no mystery that drinking to excess takes a toll ...
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What is the 12 Step Program?

January 17, 2018
Addiction and recovery, Drug and alcohol abuse, Family and Relationships
The 12 Step Recovery Program One cannot talk about recovery without discussion about the 12 Step Program.  Even casual observers are familiar with the term. In essence, it is a set of tenets and guidelines to help move people through the process of...
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Tips on How to Stay Sober & Avoid Triggers

January 18, 2018
Addiction and recovery, Health and wellness, Sobriety
Tips for Staying Sober The primary threat to relapse is exposing oneself to what's called "triggers." Triggers and addiction are directly linked. Despite this, the common reactions of craving, urges and relapse can be defeated. First, you have to de...
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Why is an AA Sponsor so Important?

January 19, 2018
Addiction and recovery, Drug and alcohol abuse, Health and wellness
The Importance of an AA Sponsor One of the most important choices you will make while in recovery is the selection of your AA sponsor. This is the person who will be there offer support and guidance to a sponsee, which in this case is you. A sponsor...
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Does Sober Living Work? The Experts Weigh In

January 22, 2018
Addiction and recovery, Sober Living, Sober living/treatment
Does Sober Living Work? After rehab or detox, recovering addicts who are looking to maintain their sobriety often look for additional resources. Options for continuing support and treatment usually come down to halfway houses or sober living enviro...
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What are the Signs of Adderall Abuse?

January 24, 2018
Addiction and recovery, Drug and alcohol abuse
What Is Adderall? To understand the seriousness of Adderall abuse and addiction, it helps to understand what Adderall is. Adderall is a combination of amphetamine and dextroamphetamine that is used primarily to treat the symptoms of attention-def...
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Long Term Effects of Prescription Pill Abuse

January 25, 2018
Addiction and recovery, Drug and alcohol abuse
Long-Term Effects of Prescription Pill Abuse Prescription pill addiction affects individuals of all ethnicities and genders—here are the long-term effects of prescription pill abuse. Many studies have been done on the long-term effects of presc...
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How to Talk About Addiction

January 29, 2018
Addiction and recovery, Drug and alcohol abuse, For Parents
Parents Play an Important Role It probably comes as no surprise that parents play a significant role in preventing alcohol and prescription pill addiction. Parents who teach their children healthy living and sense of responsibility are being proacti...
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