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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 […]

Is Using Weed a Relapse?
January 29, 2021

Being sober or clean and sober means not using drugs and alcohol, ever. Twelve-step programs, such as Narcotics Anonymous, even consider “clean […]

10 Ways to Recognize Substance Abuse
January 28, 2021

There are ways to recognize substance abuse. Those who are suffering from a substance use disorder may not admit to their own […]

4 Nutrition Tips For Early Recovery
January 27, 2021

If you’re newly sober, nutrition may be the last thing on your mind. And while you certainly shouldn’t deny yourself a yummy […]

Resilience in Grief: Redefining Being Strong
January 26, 2021

No two people experience grief the same way. Grief is a highly individualized response to a traumatic event, so there is no […]

How to Talk to Loved Ones About Recovery
January 26, 2021

Making the decision to enter a recovery program for addiction is one of the biggest decisions you can make in your lifetime. […]

Redefining Fun in Recovery
January 25, 2021

For many people in early sobriety, the first few days or weeks can feel anything but fun. It’s hard learning how to […]

What to Say When a Loved One Comes Home from Rehab
January 22, 2021

If you have a loved one preparing to come home from rehab, you may be filled with mixed emotions. Completing rehab is […]

President Biden is a Teetotaler. How do you Know if You’re One?
January 21, 2021

Despite the pandemic driving up alcohol sales, there are still people who simply don’t drink—pre-COVID and even now. Part of this population […]

Success! You Completed Addiction Treatment – Now What Happens After Rehab?
January 20, 2021

It’s over. You made it through detox or a full treatment program for addiction. And you attained your overarching goal! You’re walking […]

Will 2021 Be Better Than 2020?
January 19, 2021

No one owns a crystal ball, but it’s hard to imagine a year much more difficult than 2020. In the backdrop of […]

4 Recovery Resolutions to Motivate You in the New Year
January 18, 2021

Looking for ways to strengthen your recovery in 2021? The start of a new year is the perfect time to rededicate yourself […]

American Addiction Centers is Using VR to Treat Addiction
January 15, 2021

For most, virtual reality (VR) headsets are a sort of novelty. The technology made its debut in consumer markets about half a […]

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