Addiction Recovery & Support Articles and Resources

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Men & Careers: Does The Path Change After Rehab?

Man after rehab considering changing careers After discharging from rehab treatment for an addiction, it can be a difficult and stressful time considering whether to return to your previous career or start over. Most individuals who have returned to their careers find readjustment to work a challenge at first [1]. Remembering that feelings of blame or guilt can lead to relapse [...]
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Stress Relief and the Dangers of Marijuana Use, A Slow Fade

Man smoking marijuana “How did you end up in this situation?” That was my question with a broken man named Chris who was losing everything that was precious to him. His wife His kids His job His reputation What was once a magical fairy tale, life quickly turned into a nightmare. As Chris considered my question, with wet [...]
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The Evolution of Aftercare to Continuing Care

Woman Watching The Sunset Contributor: Todd Barnes, Content Writer at JourneyPure. Drug and alcohol addiction treatment has evolved from treating a moral deficiency to battling a disease that’s progressive and fatal if left untreated. Yet, even after treatment, relapse is likely. Addiction relapse rates are like those of diabetes and hypertension – between 40 and 60 percent, according to [...]
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Friends and Family of Those in Recovery: Speak Life & Spread Hope

Friends Drinking Coffee “The power of the tongue is life and death” – Proverbs 18:21 To the friends and family members of those struggling through an addiction… this post is for you. How Can I Support My Loved One’s Addiction Recovery? You hold one of the most powerful keys in your loved one’s addiction. Yes, I know, you [...]
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Why Your Family Matters in Drug Rehab

Family standing together holding hands “When I kept silent, my bones wasted away through my groaning all day long.” – Psalm 32:3 There are very few activities in life more exhausting than pretending. To routinely wake up, put the mask on, and use all of your precious energy to develop your persona is a silent life of desperation. I like [...]
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