College Student with Adderall addiction

What Are the Dangers of Adderall?

Adderall has been misunderstood by many people, especially college students. Adderall is a prescription stimulant for people who are struggling with narcolepsy and ADHD. It gives you focus when you need it, but it can be abused by those who

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Family Support with addiction

Understanding Addiction and How to Be Supportive

As a family member or friend who knows someone struggling with addiction, we may not quite understand the entirety of what they’re going through. As an outsider, we need to make sure we have a good grasp on how addiction

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Hiking for Outdoor Therapy

Outdoor Adventure Therapy for Sobriety

Getting outside and exploring the wilderness can have major physical and mental health benefits. For sobriety, outdoor hiking and adventuring can actually help people deal with their addictions. Many retreat centers around the country utilize the good weather in their

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Woman reading book during quarantine

How to Cope with Your Addiction During Quarantine

It’s understandable what everyone is going through during lockdown and the Coronavirus Pandemic. Many people are hospitalized or staying at home. If you’re in recovery as an addict, we know it can be so difficult to keep up with staying

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PTSD Alcohol Use Disorder

PTSD and Alcohol Use Disorder

The co-occurrence of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and Alcohol Use Disorder is relatively common.  PTSD is a mental health disorder that can occur after experiencing a major traumatic event. Such events can include physical violence, sexual assault, combat, natural disasters,

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College Students drinking deal with addiction

The Dangers of College Drug Addiction

College can be an incredible time for a young person to find their path in life, but many times there are trials that person may go through. Whatever the workload is, studying for exams, finalizing projects, and cramming homework in

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Staying Sober through COVID-19

Staying Sober through COVID-19

People across the globe are experiencing an unprecedented world event: the coronavirus pandemic and the societal shutdown it has caused. Local businesses are closing shop, restaurants are doing take-out only, retailers have had to furlough employees in mass, airlines are

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Man dealing with mental health problem

Spring Cleaning for Your Mental Health

Spring is meant for rejuvenation and new life. It’s a fresh start after a cold and stressful winter. Not only is it important to clean up the mess around the house, but it is also important to get your mental

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