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29 06, 2015

How to Navigate Romantic Relationships Now That You’re Sober

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Falling in Love the First Time… Sober! Most 12-step recovery programs strongly suggest that a person new to sobriety should not end or begin any personal relationships for the first year. That is good, sound practical advice. After all, how can you make an intelligent emotional decision about something as important as what you are

29 06, 2015

What You Need to Know About Medication-Assisted Recovery

June 29th, 2015|0 Comments

What You Need to Know About Medication-Assisted Recovery “At its core, addiction isn’t just a social problem or a moral problem or a criminal problem. It's a brain problem whose behaviors manifest in all these other areas. Many behaviors driven by addiction are real problems and sometimes criminal acts. But the disease is about brains,

29 06, 2015

10 Reasons it’s Better to be Sober

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10 Reasons it’s Better to be Sober If you’re an alcoholic or you’re addicted to drugs, you probably know that you should be sober, but you’re afraid of the feelings (either physical or emotional) that you might experience if you are. To help, we’ve put together a list of ten of the reasons it’s better

29 06, 2015

Everything You Need to Know About An Intervention

June 29th, 2015|0 Comments

All About Interventions When you have a loved one who is abusing drugs or alcohol, knowing precisely what to do to help them can be stressful and confusing. Many people in your same situation have found that a properly-conducted intervention can be a powerful tool that can help the entire family regain their sanity whether

29 06, 2015

How Can You Convince Someone to Go to Rehab?

June 29th, 2015|0 Comments

How Can I Convince Someone to Go to Rehab? There are few things in life that make you feel more helpless than to sit back and watch a loved one destroy themselves – and everyone around them – because of a substance abuse problem. Addiction is an insatiable disease, and unless its insidious progress is

1 06, 2015

Signs You Have a Technology Addiction

June 1st, 2015|0 Comments

What are the Signs of a Technology Addiction? Technology addictions can be just as harmful as other, more conventional types of addictions. Perhaps you think you might be encountering a technology addiction either within yourself, or for someone you care about, but you’re wondering what the signs are. Hopefully this article will offer you the

1 06, 2015

5 Ways to Find Support When a Family Member is Addicted

June 1st, 2015|0 Comments

It’s never easy to cope when one of your family members is dealing with an addiction, whether that person is addicted to alcohol, illegal drugs or prescription drugs. Of course, there are a host of other types of addictions that don’t include chemicals, such as technology addictions and sexual addictions. Regardless, you need help and

1 06, 2015

The Connection Between Anxiety and Addiction

June 1st, 2015|0 Comments

When you suffer from anxiety, it’s very likely for you to also struggle with addiction. Experts have known that this anxiety-addiction connection exists for years, but if you one of the people who deals with this on a daily basis, you might be wondering why this is. Hopefully as we go over anxiety and addiction,

1 06, 2015

I’m Kinda Sober, Except For …

June 1st, 2015|0 Comments

I would consider myself mostly sober.  I don't drink anymore and I don't use cocaine.  I do however, still smoke pot. Many would say it was a long road to becoming sober. Maybe you thought about going through Alcoholics Anonymous to do the Twelve Step Program and eventually, you'd even started helping others work on their own

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