Best Sobriety Books to Stay Encouraged Through Recovery

2019-09-04T16:57:08-07:00September 6th, 2019|

We all need encouragement throughout our recovery process. One of the most helpful ways of receiving continual encouragement is by sharing our stories with each other. Our challenges, victories, and honest process through every step.  Sometimes, one of the best

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Drug Relapse: How to Prevent and Overcome a Relapse in Recovery

2019-09-20T14:07:51-07:00August 23rd, 2019|

Relapse іѕ соmmоn аnd hарреnѕ tо а lоt of people in recovery frоm drug or alcohol аddісtіоn. It’s really important to know how to prevent and overcome a drug relapse. A drug or alcohol relapse dоеѕ nоt mеаn thе еnd

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Can a Marriage Survive Drug Addiction?

2019-08-12T13:51:00-07:00August 12th, 2019|

It’s estimated that over 21 million Americans have some kind of addiction. If you think about how social all humans are, that means there are millions of families and friend groups affected by addiction-- probably even more than what we

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What To Do If A Loved One Has A Fentanyl Overdose

2019-07-29T16:54:56-07:00July 29th, 2019|

Fentanyl іѕ rоughlу 100 tіmеѕ mоrе роtеnt thаn mоrрhіnе аnd 50 tіmеѕ mоrе роtеnt thаn heroin. In fасt, іt іѕ thе mоѕt роtеnt opioid pain rеlіеvеr аvаіlаblе for uѕе іn mеdісаl treatment. Althоugh fentanyl іѕ соnѕіdеrеd ѕаfе аnd еffесtіvе whеn

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Is Tough Love with Drug Addiction ALWAYS the Answer?

2019-07-09T17:22:34-07:00July 8th, 2019|

Addiction is a challenging obstacle for any person to overcome. Often times, before an addicted individual decides to take the first steps towards treatment, the biggest impact is felt by the friends and family members of the drug addict. It's common to

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LGBTQ+ Drug Use Statistics & Solutions: Your Support Matters

2019-07-01T15:50:38-07:00July 3rd, 2019|

Compared to the rest of the population, drug use is much more prevalent in the LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer) community. It is estimated that up to 30 percent of the LGBTQ+ abuse drugs. This higher rate of

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Benefits of Family Therapy When Dealing With Addiction

2019-06-17T16:45:26-07:00June 17th, 2019|

What Is Family Therapy In Addiction Treatment? Put simply, family therapy in addiction treatment involves the addict's family members as part of a set of therapeutic approaches. To help the addict learn to live with their choice of drug or

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How to Cope As a Child of An Addict

2019-06-14T17:43:03-07:00June 14th, 2019|

Growing up with a parent who’s an addict can shape a person’s life in just about every way. Many times, the child of an addict can grow up to feel they never had a true childhood-- or perhaps they carried

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How Addiction Affects Abusive Relationships

2019-06-12T12:44:34-07:00June 12th, 2019|

Why Are Abusive Relationships and Addiction Linked? Abusive relationships can take many forms and incorporate multiple types of abuse. Many onlookers tend to wonder why a victim of an abusive relationship simply does not leave, while others point to drugs

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Your Guide to a Drug Free Pride Parade

2019-09-20T15:01:17-07:00June 7th, 2019|

Pride Parade has become a huge party in most major cities throughout America. Every year thousands of people get together to share their stories and stand in solidarity with marginalized LGBTQ+ people around the world. But didn’t Pride start as

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Preventing Accidental Drug Overdose

2019-06-03T15:35:23-07:00June 3rd, 2019|

Drug overdose accounts for nearly 75,000 deaths every year (NIDA). Since 1999, drug overdose became the number one cause of death for people in the United States under 50 years old. That’s not a comforting statistic, especially if you or

Recovery Support: Drug Addiction and Families

2019-09-20T15:05:08-07:00May 15th, 2019|

Drug Addiction And Families: The Impact, Consequences, And How To Get Help As we all know, drug addiction is destructive. It destroys lives and can even end them too. But drug addiction isn’t only damaging to the addict themselves. It’s

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