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Simone Biles, Mental Health, and Success

Americans seem to be born with the natural ability to dream while we’re awake. We’re bred that way. Driven by the chance […]

Creative Writing May Help in the Recovery Process
May 29, 2014

In some ways, the physical tolls of substance abuse can be easier to address than the emotional ones. Medical science has advanced […]

4 Inspirational Quotes to Start Your Week
May 27, 2014

There may be times during a period of sustained substance abuse that people feel as if they are all alone. Even if […]

Sober Summer: Top 10 Sober Summer Activities
May 21, 2014

Summer is here (well getting here) and I’m excited! Here is my top ten list for awesome sober summer activities!

Relapse Does Not Mean a Failed Recovery
May 19, 2014

One of the largest obstacles facing people with histories of substance abuse is the idea that relapse signals that they have failed […]

Overcome Addiction Stigma for a Successful Recovery
May 16, 2014

There are many problems that accompany substance abuse, least among them the physical toll that alcohol or drug use takes on the […]

Is addiction a disease? Research says yes!
May 13, 2014

Addiction recovery can be a difficult task without any other obstacles in the way of people seeking help for substance abuse issues. […]

How to resist peer pressure from good friends
May 9, 2014

After a successfully completing an addiction treatment program, a strong support network of friends who understand the struggles that someone working through […]

Study suggests coached extracurriculars prevent underage drinking, smoking
May 8, 2014

Like many forms of medicine, treatment that prevents a condition from ever occurring may be the best possible option. When it comes […]

Successful recovery means choosing the right treatment program
May 5, 2014

For those with histories of substance abuse and the families and loved ones who surround them, there are many questions when it […]

How to approach a family member about substance abuse
May 2, 2014

Drug rehab programs are life-changing events that should not be undergone lightly, yet if the person with a history of substance abuse […]

New friends can help addiction recovery efforts
May 1, 2014

For someone who wants to give up drugs for a healthier, more fulfilling life, time spent in an inpatient substance abuse treatment […]

Relapse prevention requires introspection, planning and support
April 28, 2014

For those struggling with alcoholism or substance abuse, recovery most often begins at addiction treatment centers. At qualified facilities, a complete support […]

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