Is Your Environment Harming Your Recovery

Is Your Environment Harming Your Recovery

You may not have noticed, or you may have before you entered recovery, your environment caused you to stress, friction, anxiety, fear, and more. So, how do you set your surroundings up to protect your life in recovery? Even underlying conditions such as depression can...

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Sticking with Recovery during Uncertain Times

Sticking with Recovery during Uncertain Times

Recovery is hard. Sticking with your recovery during uncertain times can be extremely hard. Look at the pandemic of Covid19 going on right now. You, like many people, are feeling anxiety, frustration, fear, and even confusion. All this stress can drive you to the edge...

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8 Qualities You Should Find in a Sponsor

8 Qualities You Should Find in a Sponsor

Now that you are in a recovery program and talking to counselors about your addiction and any other health issues, you are starting to feel better. However, in 90 or 120 days, you will be leaving the recovery center, so you need to find yourself a sponsor. What is a...

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Tips to Keep You Reaching for Recovery

Tips to Keep You Reaching for Recovery

In the early days of recovery, most people have an abundance of motivation; it is after they leave the recovery center that motivation can slack off. We have put together tips for you to help you keep reaching for recovery.  4 Tips to stay motivated for long term...

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7 Therapy Topics for Discussion in Group

7 Therapy Topics for Discussion in Group

Group therapy has been shown to help with many conditions, including mental health and addiction. If you are new to recovery, group therapy is a useful tool that can help you understand your triggers and help you know what it is like to be in someone else’s shoes....

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Exploring the Reasons of Substance Abuse and Addiction

Exploring the Reasons of Substance Abuse and Addiction

Substance abuse and addiction are misunderstood. People tend to think the addict has a choice, that if he or she wanted to quit they could. That is not true, substance abuse and addiction rise from one or more factors that cause a person to begin using substances and...

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An Honest Look at the Dangers of Substance Addiction

An Honest Look at the Dangers of Substance Addiction

Do you or someone you love have a substance addiction? It is time to take an honest look at the dangers of that addiction.  Physical dangers There are physical dangers to substance addiction. These include the following: Heart diseaseLung...

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Every Woman Needs to Know About Rohypnol

Every Woman Needs to Know About Rohypnol

Not sure what Rohypnol is? You may know it as roofies, the date rape drug.   So, what else do you need to know? It turns out there is plenty you need to know.  What is Rohypnol Ten times more potent than valium, Rohypnol is a tranquilizer that is illegal in...

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Is Forced Addiction Recovery a Good Idea

Is Forced Addiction Recovery a Good Idea

s forced addiction recovery a good idea? While both sides hotly debate this topic, we will look to see if it works or not. One side is that addiction is a mental illness and not a criminal matter. The better question may be, does it work? What is forced recovery...

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