Returning to work after Rehab

Deadlines and Demons – Returning to Work After Rehab

Your rock bottom does not have to come after you have lost everything. You don’t have to be homeless and without a job before you realize you need help. Maybe your relationships are falling apart and your job performance begins to deteriorate. Work stress and deadline pressures have you running to happy hour. Or you…

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World Kindness Day

  #WorldKindessDay was launched in 1998 by the The World Kindness Movement with the goal of creating a kinder world. It is observed on November 13th worldwide and I really hope everybody marks it on their calendar. It’s a day to focus on the positive power and common thread of kindness that binds us and…

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The love of my child wasn’t enough to get me clean.

I am ashamed of many things in my past and there are so many things that I regret. But nothing comes close to the pain I feel when I think about losing my son. Actually, it would be more accurate to say I left him. It would be even more honest to say I let…

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World Mental Health Day

Table of Contents Table of Contents #WorldMentalHealthDayWhat Are Co-Occurring Disorders?Why Is There a Link Between Mental Illness and Substance Abuse?How Are Co-Occurring Disorders Treated? #WorldMentalHealthDay This day, each October, World Mental Health Day is observed worldwide. It’s a day for awareness, mental health education, and advocacy against stigma. It’s also an opportunity to talk about…

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My HONEST Recovery Key Tag

Hey guys, I am an addict and you can call me Kayleigh. My clean date is July 9th, 2018. I have a sponsor, who has a sponsor, who has a sponsor. I work the twelve step program of Narcotics Anonymous. I have a higher power of my own understanding, and I attend meetings (almost) everyday.…

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HAVE A SPOOKY AND SOBER HALLOWEEN!

Halloween is the start of the holiday season and is often associated with getting wasted while dressed up in creepy and creative costumes. Halloween can be tough to navigate for those that are sober, because so many adult activities include alcohol. But you don’t have to mix your boos with booze. Thankfully, you can have…

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STAYING SOBER DURING FOOTBALL SEASON

Table of Contents As I sit on the edge of the couch, my posture is anything but relaxed. The heels of my feet are elevated off of the floor, and I am hunched forward with one of my hands covering my mouth. My fingernails have been gnawed off both of my hands as I anxiously…

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Adderall Withdrawal Symptoms, Detox, Timeline & Centers

How to Ease Adderall Withdrawal Adderall is a brand-name, prescription drug. It’s classified as an amphetamine and is a central nervous system stimulant. Adderall is one of the most commonly prescribed amphetamines and is a schedule II controlled substance. This indicates its approved medical uses, but also the potential for it to be habit-forming. Physical…

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Getting sober in your 20’s… Is the party really over?

Table of Contents When I was a young girl and someone would ask me what I wanted to do when I grew up I told them I wanted to be a veterinarian. At 18 years old I imagined myself graduating from high school, heading off to college, with the world at my fingertips, and starting…

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