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  • Being Grateful Making Gratitude List Helps Alcohol Addiction Recovery

How Gratitude Lists Help Alcohol Addiction Recovery

By |August 4th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

When it comes to addiction recovery, there are innumerable things to be grateful for. At the top of list, of course is sobriety. Getting sober is no small feat, and staying sober (at least ...

  • ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS AND OTHER 12‐STEP PROGRAMS

Study Report: How Alcoholics Anonymous and Other 12‐step Programs Lead To Successful Treatment for Alcohol Use Disorder

By |March 19th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Does Alcoholics Anonymous Really Work? A new study recently published by the Cochrane Library dove deep into evidence surrounding the effectiveness of 12-step programs in helping alcoholics and addicts maintain long-term sobriety. For years, ...

  • Preventing Relapse at Sporting Events

Relapse Prevention – Dealing With Highly Triggered Areas: Sporting Events

By |February 24th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Being new to addiction recovery can be challenging for a variety of reasons. You’re learning how to have fun without the use of drugs and alcohol, you’re beginning on a major journey of self-discovery ...

  • Telling Friends About Your Addiction and Recovery

How to Tell Friends You’re in Addiction Recovery

By |January 27th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Telling those close to you that you’re in addiction recovery can be rather intimidating. While you have probably heard that admitting your addiction is the first step towards recovery, admitting your addiction to yourself can ...

Immersing Yourself In Addiction Recovery

By |October 15th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

If you have successfully completed a program of addiction recovery, you are in good position. You have learned that it is possible to break the cycle of addiction. You know working a program is ...

6 Ways to Practice Self-Care In Recovery

By |August 26th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Taking care of yourself–mind, body and spirit–is an integral part of recovery, but it’s easier said than done. Once you’ve made the decision to get sober, you have to stay sober. These self-care tips ...

What Does It Mean to Have a Co-Occurring Disorder?

By |August 6th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Co-occurring disorders, also referred to as dual diagnosis, is a term for when mental illness and substance use disorder occur at the same time. According to a 2014 National Survey on Drug Use and ...

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