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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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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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The Difference Between A Freelapse And A Relapse

Try These 10 Tips to Avoid a Marijuana Relapse

People who are in recovery from marijuana addiction may say that what is most missed is the escape of the drug. When stress gets to be too much, it is easy to crave something that feels good such as smoking

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5 Tips to Avoid Addiction Relapse

5 Tips to Avoid Addiction Relapse

If a loved one has attended a drug rehab program and completed it successfully, it is a huge accomplishment. While in treatment, the tools a person needs are provided to help the individual stay clean and sober. Relapse prevention plans

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Starting Over Following Relapse

Starting Over Following Relapse

A relapse is a difficult scenario for any person who struggles with addiction. It can affect confidence and bring shame. Recovery from relapse takes time and it is important to feel connected to a sense of purpose following relapse that

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The Difference Between A Freelapse And A Relapse

The Difference Between A Freelapse And A Relapse

Freelapse isn’t in the dictionary. Relapse, on the other hand, is. A relapse, by dictionary definition, specifically relates to someone suffering from a disease. To relapse means to “suffer deterioration after a period of improvement. As a noun, rather than

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