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Sober Living

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Recovery Maintenance & Utilizing Online Resources

By Tamara Buchenberger

A few resources to help stay connected and groups to adapt to keep us all safe at home, but together on the path to recovery. Continue Reading

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Humor May Lower Anxiety and Depression According to Health Experts

By Monica Romano

You can find ways to laugh at life and yourself even during hard times. Continue Reading

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Finding Your Voice & Setting Boundaries in Recovery

By Toshia Humphries Toshia Humphries is a Texan freelance writer, artist, life coach and talk radio co-host of Girl Power Hour on Blog Talk Radio.

So, how do we find our authentic voice and set them in recovery? Continue Reading

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In the News

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Why Mental Health Awareness is Now More Crucial Than Ever

By Nicole Arzt

Amid increased isolation due to COVID-1919, awareness about mental health conditions is more important than ever. Continue Reading

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Can Spinal Adjustments Aid Addiction Recovery?

By Nicole Arzt

In conjunction with more traditional treatments, like medication and psychotherapy, spinal adjustments may have a promising pla... Continue Reading

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Is Medical Marijuana the Key to Treating PTSD?

By Nicole Arzt

With PTSD impacting thousands of Americans every year, this treatment approach could represent a revolutionary option for such ... Continue Reading

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Relationships

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Recognizing Spiritualized Ego – When Recovery Becomes Food for Narcissism

By Toshia Humphries Toshia Humphries is a Texan freelance writer, artist, life coach and talk radio co-host of Girl Power Hour on Blog Talk Radio.

In any given situation, the ego sees an opportunity to go deeper into hiding. Recovery is no exception. Continue Reading

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The Spiritual Dangers of “Just Sex” Relationships

By Toshia Humphries Toshia Humphries is a Texan freelance writer, artist, life coach and talk radio co-host of Girl Power Hour on Blog Talk Radio.

In early recovery, we may instantly cling to the first sign of distraction we see. This usually takes the form of a romantic—or... Continue Reading

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Reconciling in Recovery? These 3 Tips Will Help

By Tori Utley

Looking to reconcile relationships with friends and family? Try these 3 principles when making amends. Continue Reading

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Family & Friends

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Common Misconceptions About Recovering Addicts

By Nicole Arzt

By perpetuating untrue myths, we only perpetuate the terrible stigma attached to addiction, which further alienates and harms t... Continue Reading

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Tips for Setting Boundaries When Reconnecting With Loved Ones

By Rebecca Kovacs

How do we go about reconnecting with a loved one while setting boundaries at the same time? Continue Reading

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How to Explain Your Recovery to Your Children

By Nicole Arzt

No matter their age, you should expect your children to have questions about your recovery. Continue Reading

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Personal Stories

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My Personal Journey Towards Recovery

By Rebecca Kovacs

One recovering addict shares how she used time as an ally rather than a detriment during her journey towards recovery. Continue Reading

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Bouncing Back After Relapse: It's Not All Bad

By Dawn Hurley

Finding yourself in the midst of a relapse can feel like an insurmountable failure, leaving you wondering how you became enslav... Continue Reading

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How the #MyYoungerSelf Campaign Sheds Light On Mental Health

By Nicole Arzt

In 2016, the Child’s Mind Institute launched the #MyYoungerSelf campaign as a platform for celebrities to share personal storie... Continue Reading

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Healthy Living

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Regular Health Service Visits May Reduce Suicide Risk Among Youth

By Nicole Arzt

The more we learn the warning signs—and the more willing we are to step in and help—the more we can do to fight youth suicide. Continue Reading

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6 Simple Ways to Stay Hydrated This Summer

By Monica Romano

With summer in full swing and temperatures soaring, we are reminded again of the importance of staying hydrated and healthy. Continue Reading

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Celery Juice: The Latest Trend in Addiction Recovery

By Monica Romano

Drinking celery juice is especially beneficial for people in recovery from substance abuse. Continue Reading

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Op-ed

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OP-ED: Safe Injection Sites Must be Legalized to Minimize Public Risk

By Tamara Buchenberger

Safe injection sites could effectively address the widespread public health crisis of IV drug-related deaths and the spread of ... Continue Reading

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OP-ED: Psychedelics Should be Legalized and Administered in Clinics

By Germain Palacios

The push to legalize psychedelic drugs for medical use has intensified over recent months. Continue Reading

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Why Some Need to Draw The Line on Alternative Medicine

By Elizabeth Seward

If you’re prone to all-or-nothing thinking, you may want to reconsider your stance as it may jeopardize your recovery. Continue Reading

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Q&A

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Ask Dr. Drew: Can you explain what health benefits are observed after a year of sobriety?

By SoberRecovery, Staff Writer

Dr. Drew answers questions submitted by members in our SoberRecovery community. Continue Reading

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Dr. Drew answers questions submitted by members in our SoberRecovery community. Continue Reading

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Dr. Drew answers questions submitted by members in our SoberRecovery community. Continue Reading

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Kids & Drugs

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5 Tips for Planning a Safe and Sober Prom Night

By Dawn Hurley

Safety and sobriety are well worth planning ahead for, especially when it comes to prom night. Continue Reading

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How Sober Schools are Giving Addicted Teens a Second Chance

By Dawn Hurley

In addition to participating in traditional classes and online courses, students meet with counselors regularly and participate... Continue Reading

A Look Into the Growing ‘Hidden Homelessness’ Crisis

By Nicole Arzt

Our country's vulnerable youth—the population between ages 18 and 25—represent today's 'hidden homeless'. Continue Reading

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