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How to Handle Addiction Recovery When You're an Introvert

By Benhilda Chanetsa

If you're an introvert, you might find recovery especially difficult. You may have covered up your introversion by drinking and... Continue Reading

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The 5 S’s That Launch Your Recovery Journey

By Toshia Humphries

It may be a shock to learn that your painful experience in detox is merely the tip of the iceberg, but it's true. Your journey ... Continue Reading

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5 Things to Put in Your Recovery Stocking

By Peg Warren

Whether you’re in addiction or long recovered, you shouldn’t neglect giving yourself something you’ll benefit from all year long. Continue Reading

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4 Ways to Keep Your Feelings in Check

By Audrey Beim

It is crucial to develop new responses and find alternatives other than drugs or alcohol to regulate one’s emotions. Continue Reading

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The Extreme Life of Evan “Bullet” James

By Joanne Chu

Despite a spotty criminal record, Bullet is still roaming where he once ruled—only this time he’s busting down doors to motel r... Continue Reading

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Laughter Through Tears: Why ‘Mom’ is More Than Just a Comedy

By Joanne Chu

We speak with Gemma Baker, co-creator of TV-sitcom "Mom," regarding the show's successful third season and the powerful role of... Continue Reading

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Resolution Tips That Follow the Principles of Sobriety

By Joanne Chu

We spoke with Dr. Sack of Promises Malibu on how we can better position ourselves for success when it comes to our end-of-the-y... Continue Reading

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5 Things We Forget About Family and Friends of Addicts During the Holidays

By Colleen Marlett

The holidays can look very different from the point of view of a person whose loved one is suffering from substance abuse issue... Continue Reading

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5 Rock Songs with an Anti-Drug Message

By Elizabeth Seward

While there are plenty of songs out there that glamorize drug use, there are some that do just the opposite. While the effort m... Continue Reading

Sobriety Playlist: 7 Songs That Get You High on Life

By Elizabeth Seward

Bob your head to the beat of these energy inducing hits. Continue Reading

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Getting Help Without Losing Your Job

By Dominica Applegate

You might think that telling an employer about your addiction would paint you as unreliable, the truth is that it shows you’re ... Continue Reading

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Is a Career in Addiction Right For You?

By Toshia Humphries

Since addiction is best understood by those who suffer and recover from it, many people who've experienced the disease firsthan... Continue Reading