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Music as a Muse: Addiction Recovery Playlist

Music enhances the lives of so many of us. Stevie Wonder captures that essence in “Sir Duke.” “Music is a world within […]

5 Movies About Addiction
March 2, 2021

Hollywood has created some good and not-so-good movies about addiction over the years. Although subjective to the viewer, the ‘not-so-good’ movies tend […]

Recovery Spotlight: Robert Downey Jr.
March 1, 2021

Thanks to the success of Marvel’s Iron Man franchise, Robert Downey Jr. has become one of the most well-known (and highest-paid) actors […]

7 Tips for Navigating Parties When Your Partner Is Sober
February 26, 2021

Whether it’s a workplace party or a backyard picnic with family and friends, where people gather, you often find alcohol. While the […]

3 Tips for Returning to Work After Rehab
February 25, 2021

Completing an addiction treatment program is a great accomplishment and something that you can feel proud of. At the same time, you […]

How Much Do You Know about Alcohol Addiction?
February 24, 2021

Problem drinking goes by many names. Alcohol abuse and alcohol dependence come to mind; so do alcohol addiction and alcoholism. Call it […]

How Do I Know It’s Okay to Tell Somebody they Need Help?
February 23, 2021

It is difficult to see a friend or loved one struggling with substance abuse. You may wonder how to tell somebody you think […]

4 Simple Tips to Help You Get Through Cravings
February 22, 2021

Cravings are a normal part of recovery from alcohol and drug addiction, especially when you’re newly sober. Sometimes, the urge to use […]

Kirstin Walker Talks About Addiction in Communities of Color
February 19, 2021

American Addiction Centers (AAC) recently aired the second episode of its Facebook Live show Addiction Talk. This episode featured an interview with […]

Pros and Cons of Living With Your Parents After Rehab
February 18, 2021

Making it through rehab is an amazing accomplishment. However, the process can leave you without a job or money to support yourself […]

I Miss My Drink, I Feel Blue – Tips for Coping
February 17, 2021

Loss, deprivation, lack of gratification, change — these sensations and situations affect all of us at one time or another. But those […]

How to Tell Your Employer You’re Going to Rehab
February 16, 2021

If you are dealing with a substance use issue and considering rehab, you’re on the right path. Taking the step to seek […]

4 Tips for Money Management in Recovery
February 15, 2021

Managing money can be a tricky business for people in early recovery. For many, dealing with financial issues is extremely stressful and […]

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