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Get the Most Out of Your Recovery

Struggling with drug or alcohol addiction and recovery can be a physically and emotionally draining challenge. During outpatient care and addiction recovery, maintaining sobriety is perhaps the most difficult test a person can go through. To help prolong your sobriety during addiction recovery, keep the following tips in mind, and try to incorporate them into…

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What to Do Instead of Relapsing

Cravings are part of the recovery process, and everyone experiences them from time to time. As an addict, giving in to cravings means suffering a relapse, and this can undo a lot of the progress you’ve made. Cravings can be mild and easy to shrug off, but they can also be so strong that it…

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The 10 Guiding Principles of Recovery

In 2011, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) came up with a specific definition for recovery. This definition is meant to help healthcare professionals and policy makers treat, direct, and study those who are dealing with these kinds of health issues. The definition of recovery laid out by SAMHSA is, “A process…

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An Open Letter to Educators

The student aspiring to greatness may arrive at college in search of the most prestigious diploma available. The youngster lost in a massive public high school may come with hopes of rising above being just a number. And the student struggling to escape a past of violence and drug addiction may enroll during a search…

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How to Approach Underage Drinking

Many teenagers consider drinking alcohol a rite of passage or a rebellious act. Consequently, the dangers of underage drinking need to be properly presented by parents in order to deter them from alcohol. While peer pressure can tempt many teenagers to try alcohol, there are methods parents can employ to help their teen stand up to…

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4 Celebrity Rehab Success Stories

The lives of celebrities remain under the microscope for all the world to see. Along with recognition, the continuous invasion of privacy also commonly illustrates downfalls. These downfalls may represent addictions. While many stars encountered the problem, some made it to the other side. 4. Rob Lowe Though many remember Lowe’s wild boy days that…

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Let Mountain Air breathe fresh life into your recovery process

Relapsed? Suffering in Silence with Shame? With her newest book Mountain Air: Relapsing and Finding the Way Back…One Breath at a Time, Holli Kenley’s personal memoir details her descent into relapse and her powerful recovering journey. And…she provides her readers with the tools to resurface from any type of relapse. to reclaim their healing truths,…

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5 Ways to Find Out if You Have an Addictive Personality

A lot of people talk about having addictive personalities, but it’s hard to understand exactly what that phrase means. Try these five ways to find out if you have an addictive personality. If you do, then you might need treatment to help you make healthy lifestyle choices. Consider Your Family History People with addictive personalities…