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Five Ways Your Life Changes When You Spend 30 Days Sober From Alcohol

Thursday, January 14th, 2021

Whether you are in recovery already or considering it, it is essential to recognize the benefits sobriety has for you. A great way to do this is to examine the changes in your life when you… Read More


How to Cope with Cravings in Addiction Recovery

Saturday, December 26th, 2020

Cravings are a common part of the recovery process when healing from drug or alcohol addiction. These can be intense and may even lead to relapse. Knowing how to cope with and resist cravings will help… Read More


Staying Sober During the Holidays

Wednesday, December 9th, 2020

For those recovering from drug or alcohol addiction, the holidays can be an uncertain time that leads to anxiety surrounding maintaining sobriety. These feelings may be due to the holidays being associated with alcohol consumption as… Read More


What Does Sex Addiction Look Like?

Sunday, November 8th, 2020

Despite popular belief, sex addiction is a lot more common than society would have you believe. According to a publication in the Current Pharmaceutical Design journal in 2014, which provided the most recent statistics available, 3-6%… Read More


The Effects of Alcoholism on Marriage

Wednesday, September 30th, 2020

Alcoholism can be hard to spot in today’s society, as drinking is a common activity at social events. New couples may not have drinking issues at the beginning of a marriage. However, after spending many years… Read More


What Not to Do to When Helping an Addicted Loved One

Saturday, September 26th, 2020

When you see someone you love damaging their life with the darkness of addiction, it is only natural to want to help drag them out of the hole. However, not knowing how to properly help the… Read More


Being the Parent of an Addicted Child

Thursday, September 24th, 2020

As a parent, your instincts cause you to protect your child at all costs. When you find out your child has fallen victim to addiction, it can be difficult to know what to feel and what… Read More


The Warning Signs of Addiction

Wednesday, September 16th, 2020

Addiction can be difficult to spot in yourself or in loved ones. Knowing the warning signs of addiction can help you recognize when someone is in a downward spiral and is in need of help. Addiction… Read More


The Five Stages of Recovery

Wednesday, September 9th, 2020

It can be hard to admit to yourself that you need help, especially when dealing with addiction. Recognizing the warning signs and knowing when to move forward toward recovery is a difficult process. However, understanding the… Read More


Marijuana Legalization’s Impact on Addiction

Thursday, September 3rd, 2020

Over the past decade, multiple states have legalized marijuana for both medical and recreational use. These changes to the law have had an impact on addiction in these states among different age groups. The legalization of… Read More


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