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Our goal is to offer informative content and resources to struggling families dealing with this devastating drug disease.
ALL RECOVERY MEETINGS

ALL RECOVERY MEETINGS

There are a variety of virtual meetings to join online or by phone. In conjunction with RWJBarnabas Health Institute for Prevention and Recovery, we offer you All Recovery Meetings. All Recovery Meetings are for EVERYONE who supports recovery. Meetings are facilitated...

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Alcohol’s Effects on the Body

Alcohol’s Effects on the Body

Alcohol Awareness Month is a public health program that was developed to increase outreach and awareness regarding the dangers of alcoholism. It’s a national movement that educates communities about the causes and effects of alcoholism. During this Alcohol Awareness...

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Occupational Therapy Month

Occupational Therapy Month

April is National Occupational Therapy Month in which we celebrate the more than 213,000 occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, and students nationwide who work to improve the lives of their clients and their families. Occupational therapists work...

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5 Common Relapse Triggers

5 Common Relapse Triggers

Did you know that around 40-60% of people treated for substance abuse disorders relapse? Those numbers can be rather disheartening, but don’t let them scare you from seeking recovery. In fact, in knowing some of the potential triggers and coming up with a plan of...

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Supporting Recovery

Supporting Recovery

Recovery starts with a desire to change and a belief that you can overcome addiction. But it doesn’t end once your loved one leaves rehabilitation. In fact, it’s a life long journey and often there are roadblocks on the way. Follow these tips to learn ways of...

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Risk Factors for Substance Abuse Disorders

Risk Factors for Substance Abuse Disorders

Like any disease, there are risk factors associated with addiction. From genetic predisposition to brain characteristics, it’s key to know these risks. While having one of these risk factors for substance abuse disorders doesn’t necessarily guarantee that you will...

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Developing Routine in Recovery

Developing Routine in Recovery

There are so many benefits to having a daily routine, especially in the early stages of recovery. A structured lifestyle can keep you from feeling overwhelmed by negative emotions, procrastination, loneliness, and boredom, which often trigger relapse! Consider these...

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ADDICTION, a poem by LAS

ADDICTION, a poem by LAS

ADDICTION, Has no idea what the holidays are. They are a busy time, To hide under the radar. An easy time, To be high. No one will notice. Remember - there is egg nog. I can fool everyone during the holiday, And I certainly can not let them down by being in REHAB To...

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