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Minimizing Opioid Abuse Through ‘Motivational Interviewing’

By Timothy Powers

While traditional law enforcement-based methods have largely failed in curtailing addiction and overdoses, cities nationwide ar... Continue Reading

STUDY: The Body's Intrinsic Anti-Addiction Response

By Dominica Applegate

Research suggests that the brain has a natural means of actually reversing the effects of addiction. Continue Reading

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4 Tips I Wish Someone Had Told Me Before Residential Rehab

By Leia Rivera

The most important thing to remember when you’re there is that you're exactly where you need to be, but it wouldn't hurt to Continue Reading

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5 Things to Do to Prepare Yourself Post-Rehab

By Audrey Beim

Re-entering society newly sober will be one of the greatest challenges an addict will face, but with a game plan place, ample s... Continue Reading

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7 Reasons You Shouldn't Be Ashamed of AA

By Dominica Applegate

Have you felt ashamed of AA due to the way others or the media talks about it? Well, here are 7 reasons you shouldn't be. Continue Reading

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The Basics of Al-Anon

By Rose Lockinger

If you have a family member or loved one who is struggling with alcoholism right now, then an Al-Anon meeting may be helpful fo... Continue Reading

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Psychotherapy: For One-on-One Recovery

A trustworthy professional can teach you tools on how to better cope with family of origin issues, depression, or why certain p... Continue Reading

Individual vs. Group Therapy: What's the Best Choice for You?

By Elizabeth Seward

Individual and group therapies can both help strengthen the process of recovery. Learn about the biggest differences between th... Continue Reading

Woman reflects on her fears about getting sober

10 Fears that Addicts May Have When Seeking Treatment

By Toshia Humphries

In order to prevent letting your fears rule your life, it’s important to learn to recognize them when they come so you can figh... Continue Reading

How Do Moms Get Treatment?

By Audrey Beim

If you’re a mom who is addicted to drugs or alcohol, you understand firsthand how devastating addiction can be and how challeng... Continue Reading

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5 Popular Alternatives to Alcoholics Anonymous

By Nina Bradshaw

If your heart simply isn’t in AA, here are a number of other alternatives in which you may find the support you need for your j... Continue Reading

SMART Recovery: An Overview

By Nina Bradshaw

SMART Recovery is a secular alternative for those looking for assistance in managing their addictive behavior. Learn more about... Continue Reading

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The Benefits of Making Rehab Fun

By Hip Rehabs

Researchers found that making rehab a process more similar to a camp or positive college experience can raise success rates by ... Continue Reading

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5 Options for Making Rehab Treatment Affordable

By Liemann Valdimar

Treatment programs can be extremely expensive and paying out of pocket for such programs may be an unlikely option. However, th... Continue Reading