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Family Holidays 2020

Addiction recovery can be tricky during the holidays as traditional celebrations often involve alcoholic drinks. From spiked eggnog to holiday cocktails, you’re sure to be tempted to break your sobriety, especially when attending family gatherings. With Covid restrictions being different … Continue reading

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Sharing Recovery Time on Social Media

Recovery is a nearly impossible challenge to go through alone, and sometimes you might feel as though you are too embarrassed to share your journey. However, never be ashamed of taking on sobriety, and it’s actually possible that your social … Continue reading

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Boo’s but Skip the Booze

Halloween, for many young adults, is an opportunity to cut loose, party, get drunk and/or dabble in “other substances.” If you’re in recovery, these are scenarios you definitely want to avoid. The good news is that you can celebrate Halloween … Continue reading

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Tips to Improve Your Mental Health During the Fall

Fall signals the beginning of colder weather, shorter days, and for many, seasonal depression. While fall can be a very a pretty time as the season landscape changes; Cold, cloudy days can limit your time outside, leaving you feeling down … Continue reading

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Financial Tips for Recovery Folks

If your finances took a hit during your addiction, take time to put them in order during your recovery. Whether you’ve depleted your savings or gone into debt, it’s never too late to start anew in regaining control of your … Continue reading

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Activities that Can be Therapeutic

Working toward recovery can be stressful at times, which can increase your risk of a relapse. Maintaining your emotional well-being is an important part of managing stress and continuing to move toward a sober life. The following therapeutic activities can … Continue reading

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How to Know When Someone is a Bad Influence

When you enter a journey in recovery, you need to choose your friends with care. Everyone has an influence on others. The wrong relationships can drag you down, making it even harder for you to overcome your addiction. In contrast, befriending people who encourage, inspire or … Continue reading

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Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism: What Are the Differences?

Alcoholism and alcohol abuse both refer to problems with alcohol consumption, but they’re not the same. What is the difference between these, and how do you know which one you’re dealing with? Find out more about these different types of … Continue reading

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Grieving While in Recovery

Losing a loved one is a painful experience that can be difficult to handle, especially if you’re in the early stages of the recovery process. Knowing how to cope with grief in healthy ways at this time can help you … Continue reading

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September is National Recovery Month!

With September being National Recovery Month, this is an ideal time to think about how much you have accomplished and learn more about the recovery process. During the current COVID-19 pandemic, there has been an increase in substance abuse and … Continue reading

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