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Ways to Love Yourself in the New Year

Congratulations…and welcome to 2018…You made it!! It’s a new year, and for many people, it is a period of self-reflection and an opportunity to set goals for the future. If you are currently in recovery from addiction or clean and … Continue reading

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Addiction Recovery is the Best New Year Resolution

Knowing that you have an addiction and getting help for it is the best New Year’s resolution you can give yourself. Becoming Clean and sober, obstinate or in recovery from any addiction gives you a chance to adopt a healthier … Continue reading

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Tips for Sharing the Holidays with Family When You Are in Recovery

Fall is here and before you know it, the holidays will be too. The holidays are an exciting time of joyful celebrations with family and friends.  In today’s busy world balancing time for holiday celebrations can often bring along a … Continue reading

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How to Overcome Job Loss When You Are Trying to Stay Sober

Staying sober is sometimes a tough task. There are a lot of challenges you must face. Adding more stress into the mix can often result in a relapse. If you have lost your job while you are trying to stay … Continue reading

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Outpatient vs. Inpatient Addiction Recovery Care: What’s Best For You?

If you are beginning a recovery program, or are helping a friend find the right recovery program, one of the decisions you will have to make is whether to select an outpatient or an inpatient treatment center. Both treatment options … Continue reading

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Do You Have to Have an Alcoholics Anonymous Sponsor?

If you are looking to lead a sober life, you may have read the Alcoholics Anonymous book and may be looking to follow everything in the book. One of the questions that frequently comes up is whether you must have … Continue reading

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You are Not Alone- 3 Reasons Why Al Anon May be Good for You

Addiction can be devastating, not only for the addict but also for those who care for someone who is struggling. In fact, there are many situations where the caregivers or loved ones suffer as much or more than the person … Continue reading

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Simple Ways to Celebrate National Recovery Month

National Recovery Month (Recovery Month) is a national observance held every September to educate Americans that substance use treatment and mental health services can enable those with a mental and/or substance use disorder to live a healthy and rewarding life. … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Have a Happy Summer

Summer’s slower pace is an ideal time to focus on taking care of yourself and celebrating sober living. Use the following ideas to stay happy and healthy the entire season.

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What If I Can’t Afford Rehab?

Many people in 12-step recovery do not go to rehab. You can go to 12-step meetings and start a recovery program that works for you with a support system. Rehab has become more common as addiction and the overdose rate … Continue reading

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