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How to Avoid a Recovery Rut

When we first come into recovery, whether by way of rehab, counseling, or a 12-step program, many of us are inundated with […]

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 […]

Can I Be Addicted To My Prescription Adderall?
February 12, 2021

Beans, black beauties, dexies, pep pills, speed, and uppers—these are just some of the street terms for Adderall, the trademarked name for the […]

Losing a Loved One to a Drug Overdose
February 11, 2021

Dealing with the death of any family member is tough. But coping with the loss of a child after an overdose on […]

The Benefits of Giving Up Drinking
February 10, 2021

Slurred speech, short-term memory lapses, stomach distress, extreme fatigue – these ailments relate to the same cause. Although not exclusive to alcohol […]

3 Reasons Why the DARE Program Failed
February 9, 2021

If you were a grade or middle school student in the 1980’s or 90’s, you remember DARE. Founded in 1983, Drug Abuse […]

Recovery Spotlight: Jamie Lee Curtis
February 8, 2021

Jamie Lee Curtis is one of the most successful performers in Hollywood today. With a career spanning four decades, she’s made a […]

Nick Santonastasso Talks to AAC About Addiction
February 5, 2021

American Addiction Centers (AAC) recently launched a new Facebook Live series Addiction Talk. The show involves interviews with celebrities and industry figures […]

Baseball Player Sabathia and the Path to Sobriety
February 4, 2021

The path to sobriety from alcohol is riddled with many bumps in the road. An addiction doesn’t end in one day. Instead […]

Qigong for Addiction Recovery   
February 3, 2021

Feeling stressed? Take a series of slow deep breaths; then repeat. That’s the recommended front-line defense to help us relax and cope […]

Coping With Cabin Fever: How to Stay Sober & Sane As COVID-19 Continues
February 2, 2021

For almost a year now, the pandemic has put unprecedented levels of stress, anxiety, and isolation into our lives. It’s forced people […]

Communicating With a Loved One in Rehab
February 1, 2021

It can be difficult to understand the level of communication that’s appropriate and effective while your loved one is in rehab. Even […]

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