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The 30-Day NO Alcohol Challenge

Taking on a 30-day no alcohol challenge isn’t necessarily easy for some people, but it can be gratifying to rethink your drinking habits and relationship with alcohol.  There are formalized programs people detail in books like “The 30-Day No Alcohol Challenge: Your Simple Guide to Easily Reduce or Quit Alcohol.”…

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A Sober Mom’s Guide to Recovery

Recovering from an addiction is challenging enough, and when you throw in the tremendous responsibilities of motherhood, it can seem like an impossible challenge. Becoming a sober mom requires making a lot of sacrifices and perseverance through the process.   Several factors make achieving sobriety very hard, but most importantly,…

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Should I Use a Sobriety App?

If you’ve considered using a sobriety app, you aren’t alone. Digital solutions are becoming an increasingly popular way to stay accountable, track your progress and begin to make strides in eliminating bad habits. Using sober apps and alcohol apps can have benefits, but also limitations. For example, if you want…

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Mindfulness and Long-Term Sobriety

Mindfulness and long-term sobriety from substance use disorders are two things that can go hand-in-hand with one another. When you’re mindful, you’re living in the present. You’re not letting the mistakes or events of the past define you. You’re also not worrying about the future. You’re thinking about what’s happening…

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3 Ways Social Workers Help

A social worker can be an important ally and source of connection to the community and resources to help your family.  We often think about social workers who provide services through government agencies, which they can, but there are other ways social workers can help. There’s also a misconception that…

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