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How Can You Celebrate Sober With Friends?

The holidays are upon us, and you may be getting a bit anxious. Whether this is your first sober holiday or you have been through several, you still know how difficult it can be at times to have sober celebrations with friends. One thing that helps is having sober friends who are willing to forgo…

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Signs You Have Suffered Trauma

Trauma is something that may happen with only one event, or it may be an ongoing situation. In either case, the resulting damage done to an individual who experiences the trauma is lasting. Some people can process the event and move forward. Many others, however, may never have the chance to do so. Even some…

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How To Set Up Boundaries During Treatment

You will receive many rehab tips that are designed to help you succeed. One of the most helpful is how to set boundaries during treatment. You are setting out to make your life better, and there will be people who will fight you on this. You would think others would be pleased with your decision…

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How Much Is The Opioid Epidemic Costing?

When someone asks, “How much does the opioid epidemic cost” they are often talking about what this epidemic is doing to our country, communities, and economy. It’s important to understand just how devastating opioid addiction can be. Even if it starts because of prescription misuse, it can lead to long-term losses that are hard to…

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Recovery and Social Media

Are you working through recovery? Does social media seem to be limiting your success? That’s not uncommon. Social media can encourage drug and alcohol use. It may even put you at risk for engaging in these substances during your sobriety. You don’t want to find yourself at risk, but how can you navigate social media without…

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How To Have A Productive Workday

There is a lot to do today. You have so many tasks on your to-do list, meetings, and problems to solve. Yet, if you are in recovery from using drugs and alcohol, understanding how to have a productive workday can be a bit more difficult. That’s because the way you think is different now. With…

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Dangers of Drinking After Work

It’s a long day. You’re tired and feeling the tension and stress of the day, physically and emotionally. Drinking after work seems like a good way to get rid of some of that. It may feel like the only thing to get you through the night. Yet, the dangers of drinking after work are numerous.…