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Using Neuroscience to Battle Teen Addiction

By |September 13th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

If you’re a parent wondering how to discuss the dangers of substance abuse with your teen, it’s important to remember their brain is still developing. The brain is the last part of the human ...

10 Signs You Aren’t Getting Enough Sleep (And How to Fix It)

By |August 20th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Self-care is essential to living a balanced life, and it’s especially important during recovery. Eating well, being active and practicing mindfulness are incredibly helpful in staying sober. But it’s all meaningless if you’re running on ...

6 Elements of a Quality Addiction Treatment Aftercare Plan

By |June 22nd, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Recovery is a lifelong journey, and something you’ll have to work toward every day to maintain. A good aftercare plan that helps you stay focused and on track in your recovery is critical, because relapse rates ...

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 – ...

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

By |April 7th, 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 will ...

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