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The Fear of Withdrawal

Anyone who has been physically and psychologically addicted to a chemical substance for any length of time likely has a good grasp on how serious and harshly and comfortable associated withdrawal symptoms can be. The...

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The Importance of Positive Self-Talk

“If you weren’t such a loser, you’d be able to quit drinking. But you can’t, because you’re weak.” “No one cares about you. If you fell off the face of the planet, no one would...

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How to Tell Someone That You Are in Recovery

When it comes to early recovery, there is quite a lot of new, uncharted territory to cover. You might have to navigate sobriety for the first time in years – maybe for the first time...

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Staying Sober Over the Holidays

What do you get when you combine a global pandemic with the holiday season? A pretty triggering situation, that’s what. For individuals in addiction recovery, dealing with the stress of the holidays can be triggering...

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Finding the Will to Live

If you have suffered from a substance abuse disorder firsthand, you are probably more than familiar with the crushing feelings of isolation and hopelessness that go hand-in-hand with a complete lack of control. When I...

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