Woman dealing with anxiety and addiction

Where Does Anxiety and Stress Come From?

With everything going on in our lives, anxiety and stress can become a major part of our struggles. Whether you have a 9-5 job, go to school, work part-time, or are retired, anxiety and stress can sneak up on you

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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

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 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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Woman dealing with Alcohol Addiction

How to Talk to Your Loved One About Alcohol Addiction

It’s difficult when you see a loved one dealing with an addiction to alcohol. Their alcohol abuse may have started off slow, but now it’s turned into a different problem. You may have seen them progressive in their drinking habits,

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Friends at Brewery

The Truth About Alcohol Addiction

Do we know the truth about having a problem with alcohol consumption? Many people may drink a large amount of alcohol, but many also don’t know what the difference between moderation and a healthy amount. Here is what you need

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The Danger of Mixing Benzodiazepines with Alcohol

The Danger of Mixing Benzodiazepines with Alcohol

Benzodiazepines, also known as benzos, are medications that act as sedatives to treat depression and anxiety. These medications, such as Klonopin, Valium, and Xanax, are prescribed by a medical profession and produce a calming effect to the central nervous system.

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Signs Your Loved One Has a Problem with Alcohol

Signs Your Loved One Has a Problem with Alcohol

“We can all help prevent suicide. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255).” When

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