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Things to Remember when the Road to Recovery gets Hard

Change is hard, period. If recovery were easy, we would have done it a long time ago. We all know that recovery is hard. However, some people have harder experiences than others. Addiction affects the mind, body, and spirit. This all-encompassing…
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What is Purple Heroin?

It’s fair to say that most people know that heroin is not only a drug, but a dangerous- highly addictive drug. When the news and social media platforms begin to alert the public with announcements warning people of a deadly strand of heroin,…
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Hardest 12 Steps to Complete: Relapse Prevention

There are many people who see addiction as something that is never under their control. They spend their lives with vices that break down their minds, bodies and personal relationships. Some don't even think they have a problem, nor do they…
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U.S. Youth Suicide Rate Reaches 20-Year High

The suicide rates for the youth of today have skyrocketed in America over the past few years. More than 6000 teens died in the United States in 2017 due to suicide. This shocking statistic has opened many people’s eyes to the seriousness of…
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7 Things to Look for When Choosing a Treatment Center

7 Things to Look for When Choosing a Treatment Center Going to treatment for drug and alcohol addiction is a big decision that can change the rest of a person’s life. When you get help, you put your life in the hands of an addiction-based…
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5 Tips to Living Sober After Treatment

Congratulations on completing your treatment! Reaching the finish line in your rehab program is an immensely important part of your recovery. But what is most important and the hardest to get through, is incorporating the coping mechanisms and…
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Heavy Drinking in College: Bad Habits Influence Alcoholism

College is truly the gateway to adulthood for millions of Americans. At college, students can learn to thrive and discover what they are interested in and passionate about. Unfortunately, many students also discover the habit of drinking alcohol,…
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Going Back to School and Being in Recovery

Your Past is in the Past: Going to College At this point in your life, you have already had to work extremely hard to get to the place you are now. After taking control of your addiction, you are now ready to move on with your life and start…
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How to Stop Alcoholism in Its Tracks

Living with an alcoholic can be very difficult. Many people don’t realize that alcoholism is a disease and can be hard to manage independently. Some ups and downs come with the disease, and it can be hard to know how an alcoholic will react…
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What are 12 Step Program and Do They Really Work?

Putting your active addiction behind you is a serious life-changing decision, and it can be difficult to know what road to recovery is right for you. Everyone is different. Some pray to God for strength to overcome cravings and some need more…