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Lifestyle Changes in Recovery: Changing One’s Mindset

The Mindset of Active Addiction vs the Mindset in Recovery The inner landscape of the mind during active addiction can be a scary place. Over time, addiction can completely distort the way you perceive and think about the world around you. Addiction…
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The Difference Between IOP and 12 Step Meetings

Every person is unique, and addiction is unique to the person addicted. Addiction stories are different from one to the next. No one has a better grasp on that than A Better Today. For that reason, we extend several programs for recovery that…
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What Do Healthy Boundaries Look Like After Addiction?

Everyone has boundaries. From early childhood, we are learning the boundaries of others and setting our own. They help us to understand what’s acceptable in the world around us. Boundaries are especially important for addicts and their loved…

Number of Babies Born with Prescription Drug Addiction Skyrockets

In 2000, 29 newborn babies were hospitalized in the state of Kentucky because they were born with prescription drug addiction. During pregnancy, if a woman uses drugs, they will be passed in utero to the unborn child. That child, in turn, will…
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Cycle of Substance Abuse Addictions: Active Addiction to Recovery

When did this happen? When we first realize we, or someone we love, has an addiction, it’s one of the first questions that pops into our minds. While you may never be able to answer this question specifically, understanding the cycles of addiction…