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Equality, Covid-19, and Addiction: What It All Means

What would Eleanor Roosevelt say about human rights and the world today? Would she be pleased? Or would she chastise us? Probably the latter. The former First Lady was one of several stakeholders worldwide who drafted and signed the Universal Declaration … 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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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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Why a Journal is Helpful During Recovery

A journal is used as a coping method for expressing your stressors in a healthy manner, and for those in recovery, journaling may help to keep your temptations at bay and maintain your mental health. Journaling is one of the … Continue reading

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She’s in Recovery

Addiction to drugs and/or alcohol is an equal opportunity disease; it does not distinguish between men and women; however, women are generally affected differently than men. Women tend to progress quicker in addiction, face a range of different barriers when … Continue reading

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Accepting Life on Life’s Terms

Accepting Life on Life’s Terms – it’s a phrase you often hear during recovery, but how much time do you spend considering the meaning behind those words? There is a great deal of power in embracing this concept, and it … Continue reading

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Tips for Marijuana Addiction Recovery

This has always been a controversial subject and regular users prefer using the word cannabis. Marijuana has a long history of legislation for and against its use. Fueled by mixed feelings and misinformation, confusion about the risks of marijuana addiction is … Continue reading

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When Does Gambling Become an Addiction?

Gambling. Nearly everyone does it at some point. Whether it’s playing card games, horses the lottery or the slots, there’s something appealing and fun about gambling. But since everyone does it from time-to-time, when does gambling become an addiction? The explanation … Continue reading

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What Is a Recovery Coach?

You’re entering into recovery. But you don’t need to do it alone. If you’re trying to get into sober living, you may want the help of a recovery coach. A recovery coach is a little more than a sponsor: they’re … Continue reading

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Facing Trauma That Has Led to Your Addiction

We all know that addiction doesn’t occur in a vacuum. Addiction is often a combination of things, including your genetic propensity, environment, health, and traumatic experiences. Often, properly dealing with your addictive tendencies requires that you address trauma instead.

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