What Are the Struggles in Early Recovery?

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To be able to maintain sobriety in recovery there are some changes that need to be accepted and made. In early recovery, you are learning to readjust to live life without any mind-altering substances; with change, there are some vulnerabilities that are created that can lead to relapse. Emotions Those…

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Money Management After Drug Rehab

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Recovering from alcohol or drug addiction is one of the most outstanding accomplishments a person can ever make. Once you finish drug rehab, life becomes better and better every day. In many ways, recovery from drug and alcohol addiction is like improving your financial status, meaning, it takes time…

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Why Self Care is Essential to Preventing Relapse?

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What’s self care and how does it relate to addiction recovery and preventing relapse? Practicing good self care starts with taking care of your mind, body, and spirit now that you’re not using drugs anymore. One of the reasons self-care is such a fundamental part of addiction recovery is that through…

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Great Films with Recovery Themes

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The world of alcoholism, drug addiction, and recovery contains all the elements of human drama: conflict, misery, hope, wild highs and rock-bottom lows, depravity, and redemption, to name just a few. Love gained, love lost, families torn apart. Criminal activity, scams, guns, and action. Hilarious encounters and pathetic isolation. It’s…

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5 Recovery Quotes from 5 Sober Celebrities

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In recovery, inspiration can come from an array of sources which were barely registered before. Here we’ve compiled recovery quotes & sober celebrities who, perhaps for the first time, are doing something right for a change. We hope that this wonderful list of recovery quotes can give you or a…

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Positive Mental Attitudes in Recovery

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A positive mental attitude is a major condition for sustained recovery. Many recovering alcoholics and addicts recall having been told when they were growing up that they have a “bad attitude,” usually by people in authority whose opinion they readily dismissed. Here are some of the aspects of “bad…

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Demi Levato Hospitalized for Suspected Overdose

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The nations substance abuse epidemic is once again back in our top news stories. This time mega pop music star, Demi Lovato has been admitted to a Los Angeles hospital for an apparent drug overdose. The Los Angeles Police Department received a 911 call, mid-morning on Tuesday, July 24th,…

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Can Alcohol Abuse Cause Mental Illness?

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People tend to pour themselves a drink to relieve stress or otherwise alter the way they feel. It becomes problematic with the tendency to drink to mask anxiety, depression or other occurring mental health disorders. Over time, chronic alcoholism can cause damage to both the mind and body. Can…

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How Negative Emotions Can Compromise Your Sobriety

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Many addicts and alcoholics in early sobriety walk emotional tightropes, vacillating between leftover negative emotions and the newfound freedom of recovery. Unfortunately, despite anyone’s length of time sober, encountering tough times and troubling feelings are an unavoidable part of life. How well an addict in recovery can manage his or…

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