Why Twelve Step Meetings Keep You Sober

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Recovery doesn’t happen overnight, and it isn’t straight-forward. For those who are attending some form of formal treatment, life begins after one exits the bubble of rehab and returns home to experience the real world head-on. Employment comes back, maybe family begins to wonder about your absence, and friends want…

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Demi Lovato Celebrates 5 Years of Sobriety

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Globally acclaimed singer, songwriter, and actress Demi Lovato is celebrating 5 years of sobriety and shared her success with her fans in a public Instagram post Wednesday afternoon. Lovato, which got her start in the entertainment industry on Disney Channel shows like As the Bell Rings…

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Tips for a Sober St. Patrick’s Day

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For millions of Americans, St. Patrick’s day is a time of merriment, and for some, perhaps an excuse to go a bit overboard when it comes to alcohol. But the day has serious risks; during St. Patrick’s Day holidays from 2006-2010, more than 700 people were killed in…

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What Are the Causes of Alcohol Dependence

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The exact cause of alcoholism is unknown, but, much like other addictions, scientists believe that the causes of alcohol addiction are 50% genetic and 50% environmental. While addiction to alcohol begins primarily on a psychological basis, heavy drinkers can soon develop a serious physical dependence on…

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How to Celebrate New Year’s Sober

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The New Year holiday can be a very challenging time for recovering alcoholics and addicts. Most New Year’s celebrations are filled with alcohol and even drugs. Sober living is not on most peoples’ to-do lists this time of year. Even people who don’t typically drink during the rest…

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