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Embracing the Ninth Tradition
Embracing the Ninth Tradition

As we move through our series on the Twelve Traditions, it becomes more difficult to apply them to our own lives. Some of the later traditions don’t apply to our personal lives as well as others. This stands to reason, as the Twelve Traditions primarily dictate how...

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Xanax Detox & Withdrawal Symptoms, Timeline & Centers
Xanax Detox & Withdrawal Symptoms, Timeline & Centers

Most treatment centers will go through the Xanax withdrawal and detox timeline with patients, so they know what to expect. The addiction recovery process can be quite long, and withdrawal symptoms can begin to kick in within 24 hours. The withdrawal symptoms are...

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Reading Guide for ‘More About Alcoholism’
Reading Guide for ‘More About Alcoholism’

The second chapter of Alcoholics Anonymous (commonly known as the Big Book) is titled “There Is a Solution” yet talks a lot about the nature of alcoholism itself. Even so, AA founder Bill Wilson could not have covered everything there is to say about the alcoholic’s...

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Valentines Day
Valentines Day

Many single people spend the weeks leading up to February the 14th trying to find a way to avoid being alone, single, or sober on Valentines Day. While society often markets this holiday as one about dating, sex, and a lot of boozy beverages, it's perfectly okay to be...

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Hosting A Sober Super Bowl Party
Hosting A Sober Super Bowl Party

  Super Bowl season is only a few days away!  Most people spend the big game watching their favorite teams, laughing at the commercials, eating as much food as possible, and downing copious amounts of alcohol. This year, you'll see that you can still enjoy game...

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Addiction – The Disease That Wants to Celebrate
Addiction – The Disease That Wants to Celebrate

  The disease of addiction is a disease of the mind and spirit. It is the only disease that tells you that you don't have a disease. It's the one disease that will kill you with your own hand while blaming the world for your decisions. It's the only disease that...

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HOW WOULD AN ADDICT DEFINE ADDICTION?
HOW WOULD AN ADDICT DEFINE ADDICTION?

What is drug addiction? Addiction is defined as a chronic, relapsing disorder characterized by compulsive drug seeking, continued use despite harmful consequences, and long-lasting changes in the brain. It is considered both a complex brain disorder and a mental...

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