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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 ...

Parental Alcohol Abuse Can Influence Teen Dating Violence

By |October 29th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Teasing and name-calling are not normal parts of a relationship, despite what teenagers may think. Such behaviors can become abusive and eventually escalate into more serious forms of violence. Teenage dating violence is a ...

What Is Powerlessness? Step One of the 12-Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous

By |July 3rd, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

“We admitted that we were powerless over our addiction, that our lives had become unmanageable.” That’s Step 1 of the 12-Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous, and as anyone who is active in the 12-Step community ...

4 Personality Traits That Can Indicate Addiction

By |May 25th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The term “addictive personality” suggests a personality type that makes a person more likely to become addicted to drugs or alcohol. But it’s not so black and white. No single personality type sets someone ...

Finding Serenity in Recovery

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

If you’ve begun recovery from a substance use disorder, you’ve already taken the first step toward finding serenity. This is because when you’re in active addiction, your life is filled with chaos and dysfunction – ...

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