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Study: Coping with Psoriasis May Result in Mental Illness

By Rebecca Kovacs

Research found that mental health conditions like sleep disorders, anxiety and depression were higher in patients who suffered ... Continue Reading

Failed Antidepressant Drug May Ease Opioid Withdrawal

Failed Antidepressant Drug May Ease Opioid Withdrawal

By Dawn Hurley

A drug originally developed for the treatment of depression may be effective for treating acute withdrawal symptoms and prevent... Continue Reading

Overcoming the Stigma of Seeking Help for Addiction and Mental Health Disorders

Overcoming the Stigma of Seeking Help for Addiction and Mental Health

By Rebecca Kovacs

For many people suffering from mental health disorders or substance addiction, getting help isn’t as easy as it may seem. For a... Continue Reading

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Embracing Anxiety: Surrender to Win

By Dawn Hurley

Thinking that I was somehow unique in my suffering allowed self-pity to lead me into a state of moral decay. Continue Reading

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Coping With Depression During Pregnancy

By Nicole Arzt

During pregnancy, it can be hard to tell the difference between normal changes and clinical depression. Continue Reading

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The Dangers of Using Food as a Coping Mechanism

How do you distinguish between the occasional emotional eating and chronic overeating--or food addiction? Continue Reading

Spiritual Bypass: When Light Needs Darkness

By Caitlin Thiede

If your spirituality is based on "never" saying, thinking, or doing something instead of understanding why we do those things w... Continue Reading

A sober traveler has an adventure on a canoe.

Travel Excursions for Sober Lifestyles

By Caitlin Thiede

For someone who is committed to sober living and wants to avoid the temptation of drugs and alcohol, this is how to pursue good... Continue Reading

A woman sits by a pool practicing mindfulness techniques to stave off cravings for drugs and alcohol.

How Mindfulness Curbs Addictive Cravings

By Audrey Beim

Studies prove mindfulness is beneficial to your health, but can it also lessen your cravings for drugs and alcohol? Continue Reading

Demi Lovato Hospitalized After Apparent Heroin Overdose

By SoberRecovery, Staff Writer

The 25-year-old was rushed to a Los Angeles hospital Tuesday morning after a suspected heroin overdose. 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

Self-Sabotage And Self-Defeating Behaviors In Addiction Recovery

By SoberRecovery, Staff Writer

We'll be looking at self sabotage and self-defeating behaviors common in early addiction recovery. A number of these behaviors ... Continue Reading

Relapse Prevention Plan

Exactly How To Create A Relapse Prevention Plan

By Angel W. Abott

A Relapse Prevention Plan is one of the most important tool for keeping you on the path of sobriety. Here's a step-by-step guid... Continue Reading

Exactly How To Improve The Four Key Relationships In Addiction Recovery

By Angel W. Abott

The deeper and deeper we slide into our addictive actions and behaviors, the more and more distant we become from relationships... Continue Reading

Guided Imagery: The Key To Relaxation

By Michelle Anders

Guided imagery is visual approach to meditation using hypnosis and relaxation. There are certain requirements you would have to... Continue Reading

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