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Are There Ways To Say “No” To Drugs And Alcohol Without Saying “I’m Sober” ?

                Living in recovery doesn’t mean you have to avoid events or parties where there are drugs and alcohol for the rest of your life. For those moments you attend and are offered a drink or a drug, you don’t have to disclose that you’re an addict or alcoholic and discuss your sobriety. …Read More

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How Can I Work A Better Recovery Program?

                Recovery can get stale every now and then as we reach plateaus after a considerable peak of growth. If you feel that your recovery needs a change of pace, here are some suggestions. Go Back To Therapy Sometimes, recovery through a twelve step program isn’t enough. Throughout life, we go through ups …Read More

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Will Marijuana Be The Next Opioid Addiction Treatment?

                Marijuana is a psychoactive ingredient with many healing properties when used the right way. Increasingly, marijuana legalization and medicalization is crawling across the country. As the medical uses of marijuana are investigated for their many purposes, one of the areas researchers have been considering is opioid addiction treatment. The opioid epidemic has …Read More

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How Do I Support A Friend With Body Image Issues?

                Everyone has insecurities. Issues with body image can take those insecurities to the extreme and a cause issues with mental even physical health. Eliminate Self-Criticizing Conversations We don’t often realize how much self-criticizing talk we integrate into our conversations when we are together in numbers. It’s an effort to try and make …Read More