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Addiction is a FAMILY Disease

You’ve just told a secret. You feel better about getting it off your chest. You actually feel relieved.“Hey, can we
Teenage Drug Abuse: Signs, Risk Factors, and What to Do

Teenage Drug Abuse: Signs, Risk Factors, and What to Do

Many teenagers use drugs and alcohol; some simply experiment, while others experience addiction at a young age. ...
Staying Sober During Summertime

Staying Sober During Summertime

Summer is here; the sky is blue, and the temperature is high. As COVID-19 restrictions ease and the beautiful ...
The Connection Between Eating Disorders and Addiction

The Connection Between Eating Disorders and Addiction

In a society that recognizes being thin as the ideal standard of beauty, many Americans suffer from an ...
Transitioning From Residential Treatment to Sober Living

Transitioning From Residential Treatment to Sober Living

When you first entered residential treatment, you had to transition from active addiction into a life of recovery. ...
Becoming a Better Parent in Recovery

Becoming a Better Parent in Recovery

When people struggle with addiction, it does not only affect them--it affects everybody surrounding them, ...
What Is an Intensive Outpatient Program?

What Is an Intensive Outpatient Program?

An intensive outpatient program (IOP) is a form of substance abuse treatment where people visit a treatment center ...
Dealing With Cravings After Long-Term Sobriety

Dealing With Cravings After Long-Term Sobriety

Addiction is a complex disease. Cravings have a lot to do with why people continue to use drugs or alcohol despite ...
3 Ways to Spread Awareness During National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Month

3 Ways to Spread Awareness During National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Month

June is National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Month. It was created to raise public awareness about issues
5 Signs You Are Experiencing Burnout

5 Signs You Are Experiencing Burnout

Everyone experiences stress from time to time, some more than others. Whether it’s due to generalized anxiety or ...
What It Means to Be of Service in Recovery

What It Means to Be of Service in Recovery

One of the most famous sayings in 12-Step groups worldwide is, “you can only keep what you have by giving it away.”
When Is It Time for an Intervention?

When Is It Time for an Intervention?

Sometimes when a loved one’s addiction is seemingly out of control, family or friends decide to stage an ...

Addiction is a FAMILY Disease

You’ve just told a secret. You feel better about getting it off your chest. You actually feel relieved.“Hey, can we
Teenage Drug Abuse: Signs, Risk Factors, and What to Do

Teenage Drug Abuse: Signs, Risk Factors, and What to Do

Many teenagers use drugs and alcohol; some simply experiment, while others experience addiction at a young age. ...
Staying Sober During Summertime

Staying Sober During Summertime

Summer is here; the sky is blue, and the temperature is high. As COVID-19 restrictions ease and the beautiful ...
The Connection Between Eating Disorders and Addiction

The Connection Between Eating Disorders and Addiction

In a society that recognizes being thin as the ideal standard of beauty, many Americans suffer from an ...
Transitioning From Residential Treatment to Sober Living

Transitioning From Residential Treatment to Sober Living

When you first entered residential treatment, you had to transition from active addiction into a life of recovery. ...
Becoming a Better Parent in Recovery

Becoming a Better Parent in Recovery

When people struggle with addiction, it does not only affect them--it affects everybody surrounding them, ...
What Is an Intensive Outpatient Program?

What Is an Intensive Outpatient Program?

An intensive outpatient program (IOP) is a form of substance abuse treatment where people visit a treatment center ...
Dealing With Cravings After Long-Term Sobriety

Dealing With Cravings After Long-Term Sobriety

Addiction is a complex disease. Cravings have a lot to do with why people continue to use drugs or alcohol despite ...
3 Ways to Spread Awareness During National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Month

3 Ways to Spread Awareness During National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Month

June is National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Month. It was created to raise public awareness about issues
5 Signs You Are Experiencing Burnout

5 Signs You Are Experiencing Burnout

Everyone experiences stress from time to time, some more than others. Whether it’s due to generalized anxiety or ...
What It Means to Be of Service in Recovery

What It Means to Be of Service in Recovery

One of the most famous sayings in 12-Step groups worldwide is, “you can only keep what you have by giving it away.”
When Is It Time for an Intervention?

When Is It Time for an Intervention?

Sometimes when a loved one’s addiction is seemingly out of control, family or friends decide to stage an ...

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