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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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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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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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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Excessive Social Media Use and Addiction

Excessive Social Media Use and Addiction

Most people have cell phones with unlimited availability to the Internet. There are dozens of social media websites and apps that can be downloaded to cell phones. Social media allows a person to accept requests from followers or friends, which

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Going Back to Work After Treatment

Going Back to Work After Treatment

After treatment, adjusting to a new lifestyle can be overwhelming. Many changes must be made so you can live a productive, healthy life without drugs or alcohol. Treatment teaches you how to cope with stress, anxiety, and challenges throughout the

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Finding Support in Recovery

Finding Support in Recovery

Support from sober loved ones and friends are import for success in recovery. Positive reinforcement and encouragement strengthens you through the journey to substance-free living. New, sober friendships often develop in group meetings. In AA, a sponsor is available to

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Why Recovery is One Day at a Time

Why Recovery is One Day at a Time

Addiction is complex disease that changes the way your brain functions. When you use drugs or alcohol, you are at high risk of growing dependent on them. Using drugs or alcohol more frequently and in higher doses puts you at

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The Benefits of Fitness in Addiction Recovery

The Benefits of Fitness in Addiction Recovery

Recovery is very challenging and is a lifelong process. For those who struggle with addiction, recovery can seem impossible. Addiction is complex and changes the way our brains function. It takes determination, encouragement, and support to maintain sobriety. In recovery,

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