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Making New Year’s Resolutions

Making New Year’s Resolutions

It’s nearly the new year, which means it’s time for making resolutions and setting intentions for the year to come! It’s the start of a new decade, which means this year is especially pertinent in shaping the next ten years to come. When it comes to making new year's...

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Dealing with Holiday Stress

Dealing with Holiday Stress

Just a simple google search of the phrase “holiday stress” will tell you that the holidays can take an emotional, physical, and financial toll on your wellbeing! With the pressure of juggling shopping lists, holiday parties, and hosting duties, this stress can trigger...

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5 Tips for a Sober Thanksgiving

5 Tips for a Sober Thanksgiving

The holidays can be super stressful, which can be a trigger for relapse and a hindrance in recovery. Whether it’s your first sober thanksgiving or your fifth, these 5 tips for a sober thanksgiving will give you the motivation to celebrate the holidays with your...

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Understanding Relapse

Understanding Relapse

What is Relapse? Relapse is an addict’s return to addictive behavior after a period of abstinence. This occurs because repeated drug use is known to cause changes in the brain that affect a person’s ability to resist cravings and exercise self-control. As a hallmark...

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How to Have a Sober Halloween

How to Have a Sober Halloween

Trick or treat! Halloween is one of the best nights of the year. Full of fun, this holiday allows you to get dressed up and go out with friends and family. Still, Halloween can be potentially triggering for those who are working through the recovery process. As...

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5 Stress-Relieving Techniques

5 Stress-Relieving Techniques

According to the Oxford English Dictionary, stress is “a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or demanding circumstances.” Stress can come from a variety of factors as well, both environmental and otherwise, including jobs or careers,...

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#NationalRecoveryMonth: Celebrating Sobriety

#NationalRecoveryMonth: Celebrating Sobriety

According to the 2018 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, about 3.7 million people in the US over age 12 received some kind of substance use treatment in the past year. With numbers like these, it’s likely that you know someone who is struggling with or fighting...

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The Five Stages of Addiction Recovery

The Five Stages of Addiction Recovery

Addiction affects millions of Americans every year and finding strength while under the grips of this illness is more challenging than many realize. Recovery is not just a slight adjustment, but a total change of your life. It takes strength, patience, and...

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International Overdose Awareness Day

International Overdose Awareness Day

August 31st is International Overdose Awareness Day. This is “a global event that aims to raise awareness that overdose death is preventable” through means of education, information on community services and prevention and reduction of “drug-related harm by supporting...

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5 Ways to Avoid Relapse

5 Ways to Avoid Relapse

The path to sobriety shouldn’t end with outpatient treatment or a trip to rehab. Sober living means hard work and commitment. It’s important to make an effort to remain sober even after completing a treatment program with an addiction center. Here are five ways to...

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College Students and Addiction

College Students and Addiction

As August begins, college students are beginning the process of going back to school. It can be an exciting experience, especially for new students! For the first time, they’ll be living on their own and working toward the beginning of the rest of their lives. They’ll...

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Ways Yoga Can Help the Recovery Process

Ways Yoga Can Help the Recovery Process

Whether you’re experiencing physical or mental ailments, yoga has many benefits. It can increase physical stamina, strength, and flexibility, boost self-esteem, and promote self-reflection. Additionally, yoga can also encourage healthier exercise and eating habits,...

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