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Veterans and Addiction Recovery

June 6th marks the anniversary of D-Day, one of the most important military operations of the 20th Century. The fighting saw heavy […]

Mental Health Awareness Month

May 22, 2020

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. It’s a great opportunity for us to not only observe the month, but to learn about […]

3 Recovery Apps to Help You Stay Sober

May 20, 2020

Modern smartphones and apps have revolutionized how we communicate, and how we engage with sobriety and recovery. Just a decade ago things […]

Eating at Restaurants While Sober

May 18, 2020

For those in early recovery, eating at restaurants while sober can be challenging. While the actual eating part should be easy, you […]

1 in 3 Americans consider anxiety/depression medication if lockdowns extend.

May 12, 2020

Survey results of the percentage of people in lock down who would consider taking prescription medication to treat their anxiety/depression if lockdown […]

Motherhood and an Adult Child with an Addiction

May 7, 2020

Parents have one of the toughest responsibilities: to raise a child with the hopes of transforming them into a healthy, productive, and […]

5 Tips for Starting Again in Recovery

May 4, 2020

As spring sets in and the weather warms, you may find a renewed energy for honoring past resolutions and commitments. Indeed, May […]

Coronavirus Unemployment and Alcohol Consumption

April 2, 2020

During normal times, unemployment is stressful and destabilizing enough. During times of pandemic, unemployment can be more stressful, and more harmful to […]

Stress from the Coronavirus Could Cause Relapse

April 1, 2020

Stressful times can often lead to stressful situations. If you’re in recovery, you likely know this. Stress can be a major trigger […]

Managing Addiction and Work During the Coronavirus Pandemic

March 27, 2020

Many people are terrified of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). And understandably so, for as much as we’ve learned about this virus over […]

How the Coronavirus Sparked Innovations in Addiction Treatment

March 26, 2020

The Coronavirus pandemic has caused widespread pain and disruption in the lives of ordinary people. As hospitals shift to handle the influx […]

What to Do During COVID-19 Isolation

March 20, 2020

Anxiety, Stress, and Loneliness Being isolated can cause many negative emotions and feelings such as, anxiety, stress, fear, and loneliness. These are […]

Keeping Sobriety During a Pandemic

March 19, 2020

It’s safe to say that the world is in uncharted waters with the current Coronavirus pandemic. The last significant pandemic was the […]

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