Addiction Recovery Methods & Support Articles and Resources

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How Coaches Can Best Support Athletes Who Are in Recovery

Women Athletes on Running Race Track Contributor: Staff at Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center It’s a question that has spawned much debate over the years since it was initially posed, but the basic mechanics of it still hold up: Would athletes be willing to sacrifice years of their life ­— not to mention their morals — in exchange for winning? That’s [...]
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Alcoholics Anonymous, 12 Steps and Alcohol Use Disorders: Actual Science Confirms Effectiveness

Nature Bridge in Forest Throughout my career, I have heard various experts suggest that Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) did not work or that 12-Step programs were not evidence-based treatments. My mentor, while a leader in the use of medications in opioid use disorders, taught me to take patients from the Yale Emergency Room to AA meetings for alcohol problems. He [...]
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Serotonin & Substance Abuse Relapse

Nature Lone Tree in Field According to Harvard Medical School, addiction “exerts a long and powerful influence on the brain that manifests in three distinct ways: craving for the object of addiction, loss of control over its use, and continuing involvement with it despite adverse consequences.” [1] It may appear that those who struggle with addictive behaviors have “lost their [...]
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