How To Have A Sober Halloween That Doesn’t Suck

2019-10-30T16:08:43-08:00October 30th, 2019|

Spooky season is at its peak this week-- it’s Halloween! This is the one night of the year where everyone seems to bring out their weirdest, wildest selves. It’s also one of the most hyped nights of the year for

How to Have a Sober Vacation in California

2019-09-20T09:46:00-08:00September 20th, 2019|

You've spent so many vacations "three sheets to the wind", out of control, drunk or intoxicated. This has been your experience so often that even if you could remember what you did, you still couldn't remember what order. After all,

Best Sobriety Books to Stay Encouraged Through Recovery

2019-09-04T16:57:08-08:00September 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

How to Leave a Drug Addict

2019-09-03T13:55:22-08:00September 3rd, 2019|

There’s no easy way to date or love an addict. Falling for someone might seem fantastic, but when the truth of drug abuse sets in it can become a nightmare. You find yourself wondering, are relationships supposed to suck this

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What is the Purpose of Spirituality in Recovery?

2019-08-26T15:53:13-08:00August 26th, 2019|

What do you think of when you hear the term “spirituality”? Maybe it’s a church, a type of psychic medium, yoga, or any world religion. Maybe it seems like an elusive, unrealistic concept to some, and a saving grace support-system

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

2019-09-20T14:07:51-08:00August 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?

2019-08-12T13:51:00-08:00August 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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How to Find Sober Living Homes in San Diego

2019-08-06T13:25:08-08:00August 6th, 2019|

A sober living facility offers a safe haven for individuals recovering from substance abuse. In most cases, individuals who seek a sober living option have recently completed an extensive substance abuse treatment program. Sober living homes in San Diego can

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What To Do If A Loved One Has A Fentanyl Overdose

2019-07-29T16:54:56-08:00July 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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Healing Trauma Throughout Addiction Recovery

2019-07-22T15:18:53-08:00July 22nd, 2019|

Trauma and addiction are both prominent influences in some people’s lives. Trauma can lead to both chemical and behavioral habits that threaten to take over daily aspects of someone’s personality and actions. The two can become so intertwined that to

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How to Find a Non-Faith Support Group: Alternatives for AA

2019-06-28T16:22:41-08:00June 28th, 2019|

Joining a support group can be a crucial part of your recovery. Unfortunately, only 20 to 25 percent of those who attend Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) or a similar group stick with it after their first meeting. This is likely because

When Families Face Addiction

2019-04-29T11:36:49-08:00January 28th, 2019|

Individual struggles with addiction are not solitary fights. Addiction impacts the whole family and can distort the family dynamic, creating long-standing dysfunction. It truly is a family disease. For this reason, the process of recovery requires more than just the commitment