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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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What is the CIWA Protocol?

The CIWA Protocol is a way to assess the severity of alcohol withdrawal symptoms in someone with alcohol dependence. Severe withdrawal symptoms can be dangerous or deadly, so proper medical attention and care are necessary. What Does CIWA Stand For? CIWA stands for the Clinical Institute Withdrawal Assessment for Alcohol….

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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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