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7 Winter Activities to Keep You Going

Don't let the cold weather get you down. There's plenty to do in this season of snow.

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5 Tips to Beat the Holiday Blues

Enjoy the season by taking care of yourself first.

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How to Say No to Others When You're Helping Yourself

After family and friends have helped you in your recovery, it's normal to want to give back. However, personal burnouts is a real thing and sobriety is on the line if you don't care for yourself first.

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A Survival Guide for Holiday Gatherings

What you need to stay happy and sober this season.

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3 Tips for a Healthy Relationship

Do you know what it takes?

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10 Holiday Drinks to Warm Your Soul

Celebrate the season with these festive cups of joy.

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Mindful Meditation: Why It Works

Thoughts and emotions often control a person when it should really be the other way around.

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Holistic Recovery: Grow Your Mind, Body and Spirit

Addiction doesn't just affect one part of life and neither should healing.

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6 Celebrities Who Came Clean in 2014

Fame often comes at a price for those who are in the spotlight and all too frequently that price includes substance addiction. See what Hollywood stars decided to kick their bad habits to the curb this year.

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Life Unfiltered: The Greatest Creative Tool of All

The bravest and most raw thing an artist can do.

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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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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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Remembering My Last High

A personal account of an addict's last high, and what it was like being a homeless drug user, that will help others understand why it is important to remember your rock bottom, and the day you decided to get sober.

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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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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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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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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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