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How to Live with Regret and Stay Sober

How to Live with Regret and Stay Sober A frequent emotion people experience in recovery is regret. These feelings come from many different places for many different reasons. Living with these feelings can trap a person into a negative mindset that can lead to relapse if they are not careful. Topics that typically lead to

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What Are the Substitute Addictions and How Can They Be Avoided?

What Are the Substitute Addictions and How Can They Be Avoided? Treatment for addiction can be challenging enough but trying to cope with all the stressors and stuff life throws your way can make things more difficult. Having good coping skills is necessary, but it is not a shield of protection against life. In recovery,

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Learn More About the Differences Between 30 and 90 Day Treatment Programs

Learn More About the Differences Between 30 and 90 Day Treatment Programs Addiction treatment can be daunting to consider when looking at all the options. Deciding between 30-day and 90-day treatment programs can also be difficult. It helps to understand the main differences between the programs to be able to choose the right duration of

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What Are 3 Ways Environment Can Influence Addiction?

What Are 3 Ways Environment Can Influence Addiction? Addiction is a journey that takes a lifetime. It is not supposed to be easy but it should not be super difficult, either. Meaning: there are outside influences which can get in the way of trying your best to work hard in recovery. Environment plays a role

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Why Does Meth Relapse Happen?

Why Does Meth Relapse Happen? Methamphetamine can be a dangerous drug for people to use. Not only is it highly addictive, it is also a drug which can turn people’s lives upside down. Meth is a dangerous stimulant drug. The effects of meth are felt quickly after ingestion of a drug, which leads many people

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These 3 Tips May Help Improve Mental Health in the Workplace

These 3 Tips May Help Improve Mental Health in the Workplace Mental illness is a difficult subject for people to confront. It impacts how people think, feel, and behave. Mental health is something everyone has but not everyone knows what to do when it is not going well. Awareness and advocacy is key but also

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Can Ibogaine Be Dangerous?

Can Ibogaine Be Dangerous? The use of ibogaine is gaining notice around the world as a psychoactive substance used as sacred medicine by some people. It was used historically in opioid addiction treatment because it can reduce opioid withdrawal symptoms and eliminate cravings. It is not a legal drug and may cause serious harm and

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Why Professional Rehab Programs for Pilots Can Support Long-Term Healing

Why Professional Rehab Programs for Pilots Can Support Long-Term Healing When people go to fly the friendly skies, they may not think about whether or not the people serving them on the plane have struggled with addiction. Truth is, alcoholism and drug use is more common amongst pilots and airline service personnel than people may

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What is the Role of Place in Addiction and Recovery?

What is the Role of Place in Addiction and Recovery? Recovery is not for the faint of heart. It takes everything within a person to stay clean and sober most days, especially early on. The brain and body seem to work against you even though you really want to stay clean. Most days, it can

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