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Do I Need a Recovery Sponsor?

Do I Need a Recovery Sponsor?

Completing treatment is a huge accomplishment. The next step is just as important: how to navigate the ups and ...
A Look at the Brain Circuitry of Addiction

A Look at the Brain Circuitry of Addiction

Cravings and urges to use alcohol or drugs can make recovery feel challenging. Although short-lived, cravings are a
Recovering Self-Esteem After Addiction

Recovering Self-Esteem After Addiction

Self-esteem can be an issue for individuals struggling with addiction and recovery. Building a sense of confidence ...
Prescription Painkillers Can Easily Lead to Addiction

Prescription Painkillers Can Easily Lead to Addiction

Prescription painkillers are being abused at a higher rate than in years past due to many factors including ...
Combatting Heroin Addiction in Vietnam Vets

Combatting Heroin Addiction in Vietnam Vets

Opiate use was common among American soldiers deployed in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War including heroin ...
5 Tips for Finding Strength in Recovery

5 Tips for Finding Strength in Recovery

Addiction is a challenge for those who struggle with getting clean and sober. Recovery is not a straightforward ...
Helpful Drug Intervention Strategies

Helpful Drug Intervention Strategies

Substance abuse interventions are designed to support a person with addiction realize the need for help. Substance ...
Effects of Addiction on Parents

Effects of Addiction on Parents

Parents may be placed in the background when addiction is at the forefront. Individuals with addiction are often ...
Oxytocin Could be a Treatment for Anorexia

Oxytocin Could be a Treatment for Anorexia

Feelings of connection are drive by physiological responses in the body. Oxytocin is considered the ‘bonding ...
Using Clinical Questions to Diagnose Depression

Using Clinical Questions to Diagnose Depression

Early diagnosis of depression is the goal for clinicians working with people in a clinical setting. Recovery is the
5 Recovery Tips for Patients with Co-Occurring Disorders

5 Recovery Tips for Patients with Co-Occurring Disorders

Individuals with mental health disorders often do not have just a single condition. The term dual diagnosis has ...
Soak Up That Vitamin D

Soak Up That Vitamin D

Vitamin D is an essential nutrient for human functioning providing great health benefits. Many people, from younger
Do I Need a Recovery Sponsor?

Do I Need a Recovery Sponsor?

Completing treatment is a huge accomplishment. The next step is just as important: how to navigate the ups and ...
A Look at the Brain Circuitry of Addiction

A Look at the Brain Circuitry of Addiction

Cravings and urges to use alcohol or drugs can make recovery feel challenging. Although short-lived, cravings are a
Recovering Self-Esteem After Addiction

Recovering Self-Esteem After Addiction

Self-esteem can be an issue for individuals struggling with addiction and recovery. Building a sense of confidence ...
Prescription Painkillers Can Easily Lead to Addiction

Prescription Painkillers Can Easily Lead to Addiction

Prescription painkillers are being abused at a higher rate than in years past due to many factors including ...
Combatting Heroin Addiction in Vietnam Vets

Combatting Heroin Addiction in Vietnam Vets

Opiate use was common among American soldiers deployed in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War including heroin ...
5 Tips for Finding Strength in Recovery

5 Tips for Finding Strength in Recovery

Addiction is a challenge for those who struggle with getting clean and sober. Recovery is not a straightforward ...
Helpful Drug Intervention Strategies

Helpful Drug Intervention Strategies

Substance abuse interventions are designed to support a person with addiction realize the need for help. Substance ...
Effects of Addiction on Parents

Effects of Addiction on Parents

Parents may be placed in the background when addiction is at the forefront. Individuals with addiction are often ...
Oxytocin Could be a Treatment for Anorexia

Oxytocin Could be a Treatment for Anorexia

Feelings of connection are drive by physiological responses in the body. Oxytocin is considered the ‘bonding ...
Using Clinical Questions to Diagnose Depression

Using Clinical Questions to Diagnose Depression

Early diagnosis of depression is the goal for clinicians working with people in a clinical setting. Recovery is the
5 Recovery Tips for Patients with Co-Occurring Disorders

5 Recovery Tips for Patients with Co-Occurring Disorders

Individuals with mental health disorders often do not have just a single condition. The term dual diagnosis has ...
Soak Up That Vitamin D

Soak Up That Vitamin D

Vitamin D is an essential nutrient for human functioning providing great health benefits. Many people, from younger

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