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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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Where will the opiate crisis be a year from now?
Where will the opiate crisis be a year from now?

With statistics of prescription opioid abuse on the decline, it may seem that the opioid crisis has finally reached a turning point. However, this is only a small portion of the the opiate crisis. When it comes to opioid dependency based on other measures, the crisis...

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Our Favorite Recovery Quotes of 2018
Our Favorite Recovery Quotes of 2018

A quick scroll through Facebook or Instagram will confirm something everyone already knows: People love inspirational quotes. We save them to our phones, print them on t-shirts, and we even tattoo them on our bodies. And nobody loves them more than an addict in...

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Addiction and Job Protection
Addiction and Job Protection

Are you thinking about going to an addiction treatment center but afraid that you'll lose your job if you do? This is a common fear many people face when deciding whether or not to pursue treatment. With many rehabilitation programs lasting 30 days or longer, most...

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Inspirational Tips for Staying Motivated in Recovery
Inspirational Tips for Staying Motivated in Recovery

We know that motivation plays a crucial role in recovery, but how does it work? Researchers studied a group of people who learned to stay sober on their own with no help from support groups, counselors, or anyone else. They found out that change came when the...

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Holiday Gift Guide for the Person in Recovery
Holiday Gift Guide for the Person in Recovery

The holiday season is here and it’s the time of year we gather with our families and celebrate. It’s also typically a time that gifts are exchanged. Coming up with gift ideas can be stressful, especially when you’re trying to find a present for a loved one in...

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Thankful for Sobriety
Thankful for Sobriety

The holidays are here and you’re clean and sober! Thanksgiving is the perfect day to give thanks for the blessings in our lives. And your sobriety should be the one you’re most grateful for!   4 REASONS TO BE THANKFUL FOR SOBRIETY Your Life Addiction is the thief...

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International Men's Day
International Men's Day

  International Men's Day - Celebrating Health and Sobriety International Men's Day (IMD)  is celebrated every year on November 19th. The primary focus of the day is physical and mental health for men around the world. It also aims to improve gender relations...

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