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“The Doctors” Saved the Life of an Amputee in Recovery

Thursday, August 15th, 2019

Recovering from a drug overdose and losing your legs can be a challenge for anyone. Luckily, sobriety teaches you to appreciate what is around you instead of focusing on your next high. Instead of letting his… Read More

 

How Adults Can Deal with an Alcoholic Parent

Thursday, August 8th, 2019

It can be challenging to have a parent battling alcoholism. When you see your parents exhibiting behaviors that are out of character for a parent to have, it can impact the relationships and the decisions you… Read More

 

Calling Addiction a Disease

Thursday, July 25th, 2019

People in recovery may be constantly told that their addiction is beyond their control because it is a disease. A disease, according to Merriam-Webster dictionary, is “a condition of the living animal or plant body or… Read More

 

Council Candidate Bethany Hallam Speaks of Opioid Addiction

Sunday, July 7th, 2019

Bethany Hallam is running for Allegheny County Council where she speaks about issues of air quality, criminal justice reform, and raising minimum wage. This 29 year-old has also spent ten years struggling with opioid addiction. By… Read More

 

Best Podcasts to Listen to About Addiction Recovery

Thursday, June 20th, 2019

Podcasts are a great tool to be able to share your thoughts and opinions about different subjects as well as inviting other guests like celebrities or addiction specialists to offer their input. Listeners will hear these… Read More

 

How Moby Overcame Drug Addiction

Saturday, June 15th, 2019

Moby is a musician who had gold and platinum certified records, hung out with movie stars and models, and lived across the street from David Bowie. His constant panic attacks led him to self-medicate through drugs…. Read More

 

The Dangers of Speedballing

Sunday, June 9th, 2019

When people speedball, it means that they are taking more than one drug in order to have a stronger, long-lasting high compared to abusing one drug alone. If both drugs are deadly alone, this combination can… Read More

 

The Myths Surrounding Alcohol

Monday, June 3rd, 2019

It is possible that people have justified that drinking alcohol can be safe depending on the amount you eat after you drink, the type of alcohol you drink, or having a good meal to avoid a… Read More

 

5 Roles People Play in Families with Addiction

Saturday, May 25th, 2019

Addiction is a disease that affects the whole family. Children growing up with an addicted parent have to cope however they can. Their parent may be unpredictable, sometimes loving and sometimes angry. The parent may be… Read More

 

4 Tips for Maintaining Recovery While Grieving

Monday, May 20th, 2019

Grieving the death of someone close is one of the hardest parts of life for anyone. If you lose someone while you’re recovering from addiction, grief may be one of the hardests tests you can face…. Read More

 

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