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Author: Jim Sugel

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How to Say No to an Addict You Love

In 2020, 40.3 million U.S. adults (Aged 12 and older) struggled with a drug or alcohol use disorder. With 6.29% of the U.S. population struggling with drugs and alcohol, 3 out of every 50 Americans has a substance use problem.
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10 Cool Inspirational Quotes for Your Recovery

10 Cool Inspirational Quotes for Your Recovery Finding inspiration and motivation as you move into recovery can be difficult. For many of us, finding a
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What is a Dry Drunk?

For many of us, alcoholism is characterized by excessive alcohol use. Most of us associate that with chemical use disorder or chemical dependency – chalking up all problems to that chemical dependency.
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What is Ayahuasca?

Ayahuasca is a psychoactive drink that, while most known for its use as a spiritual aid by the tribes of the Amazon Basis.
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How I Came to Feel Welcome in AA

For many of us, our first visit to Alcoholics Anonymous or any other self-help group is off-putting. We don’t want to be there.
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The Link Between Vaping and Drug Addiction

The Link Between Vaping and Drug Addiction Vaping or vaporizing is an increasingly popular habit, in which liquid solutions, normally tobacco, are vaporized and inhaled
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Is Addiction Affecting Your Job Performance?

If you’re struggling with drugs or alcohol, you’re likely wondering how that impacts the rest of your life.
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Does Sobriety have to be Boring?

If you’re getting sober for the first time, the first thing that might strike you is just how much time you have. The more you drink, the less time you have and the less memory you have of that time.
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Can I Avoid Jail Time If I Go to Rehab?

Whether you’ve facing a court case or your friend or family member has just been arrested, facing jail time for substance abuse can be stressful.
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Gabapentin: Uses, Side Effects, Abuse, Treatment

Gabapentin is one of the most commonly prescribed drugs in the United States, with over 68 million prescriptions written in 2020.
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