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Nine Tips for Getting the Most Out of Therapy

Nine Tips for Getting the Most Out of Therapy

If you are struggling with a substance use disorder, therapy will likely be part of the solution. According to the ...
How to Apologize Well

How to Apologize Well

If you’ve struggled with substance use, it’s a good bet you will have to make some apologies. Your offenses may ...
8 Tips for Coping with Depression During a Pandemic

8 Tips for Coping with Depression During a Pandemic

At the moment, many areas are under lockdown to help slow the spread of the coronavirus and no one knows when or if
How to Care for Yourself When a Loved One Has a Substance Use Disorder

How to Care for Yourself When a Loved One Has a Substance Use Disorder

Having a loved one with a substance use disorder is terribly stressful. You worry about their health, happiness, ...
6 Tips for Coping with Negative Influences in Addiction Recovery

6 Tips for Coping with Negative Influences in Addiction Recovery

We all like to think we’re uniquely invulnerable to outside influences like peer pressure and advertising. We like ...
How to Do Your Part to Reduce the Stigma of Addiction

How to Do Your Part to Reduce the Stigma of Addiction

We’ve come a long way in our understanding of addiction. Whereas it used to be thought of as a sin or a sign of ...
6 Things to Do After a Relapse

6 Things to Do After a Relapse

Addiction is a chronic condition and relapse is fairly common. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, ...
7 Common Misconceptions About Addiction Treatment and Recovery

7 Common Misconceptions About Addiction Treatment and Recovery

Addiction, treatment, and recovery have gotten a lot more public attention in recent years because of the opioid ...
6 Tips for Managing Anxiety in the Face of Uncertainty

6 Tips for Managing Anxiety in the Face of Uncertainty

For anyone dealing with an anxiety disorder, uncertainty is one of the biggest challenges. Uncertainty can be far ...
How to Set Healthy Boundaries When Recovering From Addiction

How to Set Healthy Boundaries When Recovering From Addiction

Simply put, healthy boundaries means being willing to protect what matters to you while being willing to respect ...
11 Common Mistakes People Make in Addiction Recovery

11 Common Mistakes People Make in Addiction Recovery

Addiction recovery is a long road and there are plenty of chances to make mistakes. There is a good chance you will
7 Reasons People Don’t Seek Help for Addiction

7 Reasons People Don’t Seek Help for Addiction

To anyone who has never struggled with a substance use disorder, it can be almost impossible to understand why ...
Nine Tips for Getting the Most Out of Therapy

Nine Tips for Getting the Most Out of Therapy

If you are struggling with a substance use disorder, therapy will likely be part of the solution. According to the ...
How to Apologize Well

How to Apologize Well

If you’ve struggled with substance use, it’s a good bet you will have to make some apologies. Your offenses may ...
8 Tips for Coping with Depression During a Pandemic

8 Tips for Coping with Depression During a Pandemic

At the moment, many areas are under lockdown to help slow the spread of the coronavirus and no one knows when or if
How to Care for Yourself When a Loved One Has a Substance Use Disorder

How to Care for Yourself When a Loved One Has a Substance Use Disorder

Having a loved one with a substance use disorder is terribly stressful. You worry about their health, happiness, ...
6 Tips for Coping with Negative Influences in Addiction Recovery

6 Tips for Coping with Negative Influences in Addiction Recovery

We all like to think we’re uniquely invulnerable to outside influences like peer pressure and advertising. We like ...
How to Do Your Part to Reduce the Stigma of Addiction

How to Do Your Part to Reduce the Stigma of Addiction

We’ve come a long way in our understanding of addiction. Whereas it used to be thought of as a sin or a sign of ...
6 Things to Do After a Relapse

6 Things to Do After a Relapse

Addiction is a chronic condition and relapse is fairly common. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, ...
7 Common Misconceptions About Addiction Treatment and Recovery

7 Common Misconceptions About Addiction Treatment and Recovery

Addiction, treatment, and recovery have gotten a lot more public attention in recent years because of the opioid ...
6 Tips for Managing Anxiety in the Face of Uncertainty

6 Tips for Managing Anxiety in the Face of Uncertainty

For anyone dealing with an anxiety disorder, uncertainty is one of the biggest challenges. Uncertainty can be far ...
How to Set Healthy Boundaries When Recovering From Addiction

How to Set Healthy Boundaries When Recovering From Addiction

Simply put, healthy boundaries means being willing to protect what matters to you while being willing to respect ...
11 Common Mistakes People Make in Addiction Recovery

11 Common Mistakes People Make in Addiction Recovery

Addiction recovery is a long road and there are plenty of chances to make mistakes. There is a good chance you will
7 Reasons People Don’t Seek Help for Addiction

7 Reasons People Don’t Seek Help for Addiction

To anyone who has never struggled with a substance use disorder, it can be almost impossible to understand why ...

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