6 Lies Addicts Need To Stop Telling Themselves

Quit bluffing. You're worth more than you know.

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4 Things to Do Before Traveling Sober

Planning a vacation is tricky on its own but a sober vacation takes extra precautions. Before jetting off to a new destination, check off these essential tips to ensure a healthy and clean time away from home.

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Vocabulary 101: Definition of Most-Used Recovery Terms

Know the lingo and meaning behind these popular words in recovery.

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How to Mourn the Loss of a Loved One (the Healthy Way)

It's never easy but there are better ways to cope.

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5 Steps to Ending Destructive Relationships Peacefully

Ending unhealthy relationships with family and friends can be painful, but take these steps to lessen the pain and spark healing.

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Too Much or Too Little: Finding the Right Balance in Your Relationships

Striking the right balance when it comes to relationships is an art form. Between caring for yourself and others, it's easy to fall into the extremes of isolation or codependency.

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Dehydration: How It Affects Your Mind

For many people, coping with stress and keeping a clear mind is part of an everyday struggle.

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7 Nutritional Foods for a Healthy Diet

A healthy diet goes a long way in rebuilding yourself in recovery. These seven essential foods are only the beginning to a recharged and sober life.

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Can Sugar Addiction Impact Other Addictions?

Sugar might be sweet, but the effects the substance has on addiction can definitely be sour.

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Rising Substance Abuse in Baby Boomer Demographic: Nursing Homes Take Aim

Why senior citizens are suffering now more than ever from addiction.

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Study Shows Omega-3 Consumption May Help Reduce Smoking

A new inexpensive way to help kick the habit.

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Get Adventurous! Create a Bucket List

Go on, put down your wildest hopes and dreams.

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5 Life Lessons I Learned from My Addict Clients

Addiction counselor Patricia McClanahan shares some of her clients' inspiring stories, and the important lessons they've taught her.

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Community Poll: What Is the Most Liberating Thing You've Done Since Becoming Sober?

Our forum members share their most freeing moments.

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4 Lies Teens Tend to Believe About Marijuana

The biggest misconceptions youth culture has about weed.

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6 Tips to Surviving Single Parenting

Be the sole head of your household without compromising sobriety.

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3 Ways to Help Prepare Your Teen for Rehab

It's not easy, but you're the support that they need.

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5 Truths I Learned About Others After Recovery

The common theme here is that we're all flawed and human.

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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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The Foundation of Frat Culture: Is It Brotherhood or Alcohol?

Examining an issue that has affected campuses nationwide.

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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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