sobriety and recovery

sobriety and recovery

It’s time for some truth-telling re: anxiety, depression and self-image  

  I’ve spent the majority of today feeling like I am crawling out of my own skin. I’ve been restless and bored, unable to concentrate well. I’m unsure why, but ...
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GUEST POST: 5 Reasons Why a Good Support System Helps You Stay Sober by Kevin Brenden

Completing your drug treatment program is a huge milestone that deserves to be celebrated. This big moment also represents another step in your journey that requires strategic planning to ensure ...
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GUEST POST: Grace Saves Me Every Time by Rose Lockinger

There is a saying in the rooms of recovery that goes, “There but for the grace of God go I.” If you haven’t heard this saying before, the context it ...
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GUEST POST: 5 Clear Signs Your Addiction is Out of Control by Carl Towns

“Checking your ego, abandoning it, letting it go, is a huge part of recovery from addiction.” - Susannah Grant “I was an embarrassing drunk, man. I’d get pulled over by ...
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10 Pieces of Advice for People New to Sobriety

This was originally published at The Fix.  So you did it. You took the leap and decided it was time to give sobriety a try. Maybe you hit rock bottom, ...
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5 Ways That Relationships Can Be Affected By Addiction

This was originally published at The Recovery Village.  When it comes to love, men and women with substance use disorders can have a hard time maintaining romantic relationships—especially in periods ...
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Guest Post: Does Traumatic Brain Injury Increase The Risk Of Substance Abuse By Matt Gonzales

It is well established that substance abuse could lead to traumatic brain injuries. According to a study published in the Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 60 percent of 211 TBI ...
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GUEST POST: My Wish For Those Still Hurting by Rose Lockinger

Today I woke up thinking of all of the people on this planet that are hurting. I woke up thinking about the people whose lives are still deeply affected by ...
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4 Ways To Make The Most Out Of Your Time In Rehab

This post was originally published at The Recovery Village Ridgefield  Let’s face it —even for those who go willingly, outpatient and inpatient rehab can be a scary, confusing, and uncertain ...
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