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These Skills Can Help You Cope with Cravings

These Skills Can Help You Cope with Cravings

Coping skills are helpful at any stage of recovery, but particularly when cravings hit, this can be very helpful. ...
Offering Support When a Loved One is Lost to Drug Addiction

Offering Support When a Loved One is Lost to Drug Addiction

There’s nothing more devastating for a parent, sibling, lover, or friend than to watch the person you love and ...
5 Things to Help You Get Sober

5 Things to Help You Get Sober

A person is always in recovery from the disease of addiction. There is no cure, but there is hope. Sacrifice and ...
How to Make a Reliable Aftercare Plan

How to Make a Reliable Aftercare Plan

Addiction recovery begins a process of setting goals for the long haul. The real world begins after rehab where ...
What is a Recovery Sponsor?

What is a Recovery Sponsor?

Recovery sponsors are in people in recovery from addiction who offer guidance and support in one-on-one ...
Don’t Believe You’re Addicted? Try a Change Analysis

Don’t Believe You’re Addicted? Try a Change Analysis

Many tools exist to assist people in recovery from addiction. Licensed psychologists and clinical social workers ...
6 Things You Can Do for Your Children While in You’re in Recovery

6 Things You Can Do for Your Children While in You’re in Recovery

Children are often caught in the crossfire of addiction unwittingly. When this occurs, an individual may choose to ...
Is Vicodin Considered a Narcotic?

Is Vicodin Considered a Narcotic?

The main ingredient in Vicodin is hydrocodone. This opioid analgesic (pain reliever) is a Schedule II drug under ...
Lying is an Adaptive Behavior

Lying is an Adaptive Behavior

A person in active addiction focuses mostly on obtaining drugs or alcohol, keeping a supply going and then ...
Signs of Internet Addiction in Children

Signs of Internet Addiction in Children

Families are more busy and it is sometimes easier to give a child a tablet, laptop or smartphone to keep them ...
10 Ways to Cope with Guilt in Recovery

10 Ways to Cope with Guilt in Recovery

Guilt is not one of the more obvious triggers, but it is just as important as anything else in the recovery ...
Marijuana Use Tied to Brain Changes in Teens

Marijuana Use Tied to Brain Changes in Teens

Casual smokers of marijuana who are young can experience potentially harmful effects to the brain due to how the ...
These Skills Can Help You Cope with Cravings

These Skills Can Help You Cope with Cravings

Coping skills are helpful at any stage of recovery, but particularly when cravings hit, this can be very helpful. ...
Offering Support When a Loved One is Lost to Drug Addiction

Offering Support When a Loved One is Lost to Drug Addiction

There’s nothing more devastating for a parent, sibling, lover, or friend than to watch the person you love and ...
5 Things to Help You Get Sober

5 Things to Help You Get Sober

A person is always in recovery from the disease of addiction. There is no cure, but there is hope. Sacrifice and ...
How to Make a Reliable Aftercare Plan

How to Make a Reliable Aftercare Plan

Addiction recovery begins a process of setting goals for the long haul. The real world begins after rehab where ...
What is a Recovery Sponsor?

What is a Recovery Sponsor?

Recovery sponsors are in people in recovery from addiction who offer guidance and support in one-on-one ...
Don’t Believe You’re Addicted? Try a Change Analysis

Don’t Believe You’re Addicted? Try a Change Analysis

Many tools exist to assist people in recovery from addiction. Licensed psychologists and clinical social workers ...
6 Things You Can Do for Your Children While in You’re in Recovery

6 Things You Can Do for Your Children While in You’re in Recovery

Children are often caught in the crossfire of addiction unwittingly. When this occurs, an individual may choose to ...
Is Vicodin Considered a Narcotic?

Is Vicodin Considered a Narcotic?

The main ingredient in Vicodin is hydrocodone. This opioid analgesic (pain reliever) is a Schedule II drug under ...
Lying is an Adaptive Behavior

Lying is an Adaptive Behavior

A person in active addiction focuses mostly on obtaining drugs or alcohol, keeping a supply going and then ...
Signs of Internet Addiction in Children

Signs of Internet Addiction in Children

Families are more busy and it is sometimes easier to give a child a tablet, laptop or smartphone to keep them ...
10 Ways to Cope with Guilt in Recovery

10 Ways to Cope with Guilt in Recovery

Guilt is not one of the more obvious triggers, but it is just as important as anything else in the recovery ...
Marijuana Use Tied to Brain Changes in Teens

Marijuana Use Tied to Brain Changes in Teens

Casual smokers of marijuana who are young can experience potentially harmful effects to the brain due to how the ...

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