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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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6 Reasons Not to Get into a Relationship in Your First Year

If you’re in recent recovery, you’ve probably heard that you shouldn’t start dating. In fact, you might have had therapists, your sponsors, and other professionals specifically warning against it.
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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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What is Naloxone (Narcan)?

What is Naloxone (Narcan)? Naloxone, sold under the brand name Narcan, is a drug used to counteract the effect of opioids. It is most often
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9 Helpful Suggestions to Get Through the First Days Clean and Sober

If you’re working towards putting down drugs or alcohol, are planning to attend rehab, or are just getting out of rehab, it’s important that you plan for your first days.
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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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Helpful Vs Harmful: Ways to Manage Emotions

For most humans, emotions are a fact of life. Without significant impairments to the brain and neural network (such as substance use disorder, autism spectrum disorder, etc.)...
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The Danger of Addiction to Post-Surgery Pain Medication

Millions of Americans undergo extensive surgery every single year. In fact, the American College of Surgeons suggests that...
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Tips for Maintaining Good Mental Health

Traditionally, when we talk about maintaining good health, we’ve focused on our physical health. Fortunately, this has been changing, and the focus on health has
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