Yes, You Can Trust People in Sobriety (Just Choose Wisely)

 Yes, You Can Trust People in Sobriety (Just Choose Wisely)

Sobriety brings with it many challenges you may not think about. When you were addicted to drugs or alcohol or had a loved one who struggled, perhaps you didn’t consider whether people were trustworthy or not. The biggest thing in sobriety you have to learn is learning to trust yourself so that you can trust…

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How to Release a Toxic Relationship to Save Your Sobriety

How to Release a Toxic Relationship to Save Your Sobriety

Toxic relationships can be more detrimental to recovery than people realize. Early in recovery, people are susceptible to the influences of loved ones and friends they surround themselves with, making it more important than ever to get rid of those relationships that are toxic. Cutting off toxic relationships is not about not seeing people ever…

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Sobriety is Just Another Term for a Long Road Ahead (in a Good Way)

Sobriety is Just Another Term for a Long Road Ahead (in a Good Way)

The word ‘sober’ has negative connotations for some people who think it maybe is cliched or old hat. On the flip side, it is another term for what lies ahead, which is sobriety, a clean slate, and a fresh beginning. Sober is the one word that beautifully represents the hugely positive transformation people experience in…

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Changes to Expect in the First 60 Days of Sobriety

The first 60 days of sobriety will be very challenging. Addiction affects all aspects of a person’s life. The brain becomes physically and psychologically dependent on drugs and alcohol. In treatment, you will learn how to make lifestyle changes to cope. The brain needs to be re-trained to function normally without drugs or alcohol. In…

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5 Tips to Stay Sober During the Holidays

Holidays can be very stressful. Some people drink alcohol throughout the holiday season to cope with stress, loneliness, or depression. While many families get together during the holidays, many people do not have family members who live nearby or have a difficult time getting along with them. People also drink during the holidays to celebrate…

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How Drug and Alcohol Use Could Harm Your Future Kids

Just as drug and alcohol use harms your body and brain, it can also have a devastating impact on unborn children. In pregnancy, your baby receives all of its nutrients from you. As both food and oxygen travel through the umbilical cord and to the placenta without dilution or filtration, it’s important to remember that…

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How long does recovery take?

Addiction in and of itself is a sick, debilitating, invasive disease that affects all manner of people. It has no definitive characteristics, nor does it have a particular type of individual that it seems to prefer. The truth of the matter is that it is one of the very few diseases that science simply cannot…

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Why Your High May No Longer Be Enough

It’s no secret: millions of Americans fight the chronic struggle of drug dependency every day. While addiction recovery centers nationwide are working effortlessly to provide resources for these victims, the simple fact of the matter is that while some are getting better, many others are regressing rapidly. In fact, studies indicate that the volume of…

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