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Does Relapse Have to be a Part of Your Journey in Recovery?

Everybody fears something, whether it’s the monster under the bed, thunderstorms, or getting fired from a job. If you’re in recovery, you probably fear relapse. It’s a logical fear. For some, it’s a nagging worry that doesn’t go away,…
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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…
couple in recovery sitting together to resemble their closeness but one is experiencing a relapse on drugs and alcohol
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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…

How to Help Someone Through a Relapse

Relapse and Recovery You have seen this before, it seems like a never-ending cycle, and all you want for them is a happy, joyous, and free life. You have noticed your loved one has stopped making progress in their recovery and has not been…