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8 Things You Can Be Grateful for Today

These truths will get you through even the worst of days.

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Legalization of Marijuana: What That Means For You

If marijuana is legal, is it okay for someone recovering from substance abuse addiction to enjoy? If not, how could one avoid it when it is everywhere? With changing laws, more people in recovery are facing these questions.

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5 Myths About Quitting Drinking Cold Turkey

Do you think you can quit drinking cold turkey? Have you been known to say, "I can quit anytime I want?" If so, these five myths on quitting cold turkey should make you think twice.

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5 Steps to Rebuilding a Relationship Destroyed by Drugs or Alcohol

Mending a broken relationship is hard but mending a broken relationship affected by addiction is harder. These steps guide you through the process, one sober day at a time.

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Romance and Recovery: How Soon is Too Soon?

Getting back into the love game is a bit tricky during recovery. With so many things to balance--most importantly, your sobriety--you'll begin to see why "true love waits" is really the best approach in loving yourself.

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When Is Honesty Not the Best Policy?

Honesty is not necessarily the best policy when dealing with sensitive issues around addiction. Learn how to navigate touchy subjects and to recognize when you shouldn't spill all your dirty little secrets.

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Therapeutic Yoga: 4 Simple Poses to Get You Started

Know absolutely nothing about yoga? Not a problem. These poses are just for beginners and an easy way to bring change both on and off the mat.

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10 Ways to Maintain a Healthy Sleep Cycle

Never underestimate the importance of a good night's sleep, especially when it comes to recovery. Care for your sobriety as well as overall health with these restful tips.

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Score the Perfect Sunday Football Menu

What's fall without football, friends and good food? Go on and throw a Sunday football party?completely guilt-free!?with these healthy alcohol-free drinks and crowd-pleasing snacks.

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A REEL Look at Recovery

One man takes the very personal topic of addiction and recovery turns it into a national film festival.

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Treating Alcoholism: Have We Really Progressed?

The word "alcoholism" was first introduced in 1849 by a Swedish professor to describe the negative effects of alcohol. Since then, we've been exploring both the concept of alcoholism as well as treatment capabilities. After over a century of research on the topic, we should now ask ourselves: how far have we come?

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Legalization of Marijuana: What That Means For You

If marijuana is legal, is it okay for someone recovering from substance abuse addiction to enjoy? If not, how could one avoid it when it is everywhere? With changing laws, more people in recovery are facing these questions.

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Letting Your Loved One Hit Bottom

Sometimes the hardest thing to do is to not do anything at all. When it comes to your loved one's addiction, letting go of your responsibility may be the only way they finally get in tune with theirs.

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Living with an Addict: 12 Tips for Coping

I wish I had known these 12 tips for coping with alcoholism and addiction while I was living with my alcoholic sister, who died of her disease at age 41 after having been a serious alcoholic over half her life.

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4 Healthy Ways to Support a Fellow Addict

What's the difference between supporting and enabling an addict? Learn the distinction, and 4 ways to be truly helpful in getting an addict on the road to recovery.

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6 Things to Know Before Talking to Your Child About Recovery

It's a conversation no one wants to have but it can make all the difference in your little one's life.

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Does Alcohol Fuel Sexual Assaults on College Campuses?

Sexual assaults occur regularly on campuses across the nation, some recently making national headlines. The question remains: is alcohol the guiding force behind sexual assaults on college campuses?

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Why Are Teens Susceptible to Addiction?

There are 3 main factors that can influence a teenager to develop an addiction. Do you know what they are?

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Speaking Out on the Unspeakable: The Things I've Done to Get Drugs

People don't usually talk about their darkest moments, but our lows make us who we are today. Read as one recovering addict bravely dives into her past and recounts the biggest mistakes she's made while battling alcohol and substance abuse.

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5 Takeaways From Amber Valletta's Addiction Speech

Conquering addiction or supporting a loved one on their road towards recovery is not an easy task. There are plenty of hurdles and always more to learn. Amber Valletta's speech on addiction that aired over the summer was powerful and filled with useful wisdom on addiction.

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Does Social Media Trivialize Addiction?

When are jokes about addiction more harmful than helpful? This article examines how social media and other media may over-trivialize addiction.

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