Tag Archives: Recovery

What to Do If Your Sober Living Home Isn’t Really Sober

Man considering sober living It is often believed that recovery really starts once treatment is fulfilled. As the patients transition back into their normal life, they require continued support more than ever in order to help them prioritize recovery throughout this highly vulnerable time. These days, many drug treatment centers offer outpatient treatment services to make this transition smoother. [...]
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Serial Marital Affairs – What is My End Game?

Marriage There is a strangely high incidence of suicide within the comedian population. Just in recent years, there were the high profile suicides of Andrew Koenig and Robin Williams. These happy, sarcastic, satyr and gifted artists often struggle with depression and self-reproach. What is happening? A strong theory held by many is that these characters have [...]
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Couples – How to Work Through Fights During Recovery

Couple sitting among the lights Maybe you have a friend or loved one who moved away? If not, imagine this. Even though you initially promise one another you will maintain a solid relationship and keep in contact, daily life and circumstances seem to interfere. You planned to call, but the kids were sick, then honestly you didn’t feel like it, [...]
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Soldiers & Stress – Find Healthy Outlets Other Than Drug Abuse

Soldier in a sunset The military is known for substance abuse and uses due to the extreme stress of war, long work hours, and other factors. Alcohol is available on and off military bases, and typically a discount on military installations. Studies have found that service members who have deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan and experienced combat, are at [...]
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Alcohol Detox – What to Expect on the Hard Road to Recovery

Man in alcohol detox Treatment for alcohol dependence or alcoholism typically begins with detoxification, also known as alcohol detox, which is the complete cessation of alcohol consumption. Alcohol has consistently remained to be the most abused substance throughout history. Alcohol abuse, on varying levels of severity on the alcohol use disorder spectrum, affects around 10 percent of women and [...]
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