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July 2, 2020

The Link Between Genetics & Addiction

Genetics and addiction have a complicated relationship. If you have a parent or close relative who is or was an addict, here is what you should know.
July 1, 2020

The Best Books for Recovering Addicts

Addiction recovery requires support and understanding. These inspirational books for recovering addicts offer the added support that you may need on your own sobriety journey.
June 24, 2020

Why You Should Exercise During Withdrawal

Exercise during withdrawal may seem unrealistic, but getting a little active during detox could have numerous benefits.
June 15, 2020

The Rise in Alcohol & Drug Relapses from Coronavirus

Many fear that relapses from coronavirus could be on the rise. Find out more about what could be triggering this uptick in addiction relapse.
June 10, 2020

The Dangers of Dating in Early Recovery & What to Do Instead

Dating in early recovery can be problematic for your sobriety and can negatively impact your future in various ways. Instead of dating in early recovery and putting your bright future at risk, here is what you should be doing.
June 3, 2020

Benzodiazepine Overdose Symptoms & When to Get Help

Unlike some other drugs, benzodiazepine overdose symptoms may not be as alarming when taken alone. Make sure you can recognize the signs of benzo overdose with or without the interaction of other substances so that you can help someone in need.
May 27, 2020

Meth & The Brain: How Does Meth Affect the Brain?

Many people abuse methamphetamine for its initial euphoric rush, but meth affects the brain in several ways, including long-term damage.
May 21, 2020
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The Problems with Fentanyl Patches

Fentanyl patches can be used to treat chronic and severe pain, but they aren’t without their dangers. Learn more about the risks behind these transdermal patches.
May 12, 2020
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How to Stage an Intervention for an Alcoholic

Holding an intervention is a challenge and won’t always be successful. These tips on staging an intervention for an alcoholic could help both you and your loved one.
May 6, 2020
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Handling a Job Interview in Recovery

Job interviews can be nerve-wracking in general, but a job interview in recovery can be even more stressful. There is plenty of uncharted territory you need to navigate, but these job interview tips could help.
April 23, 2020
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The Effects of Drugs on The Eyes

While drug abuse comes with many negative physical problems, the effects of drugs on the eyes are often ignored. Unfortunately, drugs can do more to your eyes than just change their physical appearance.
April 16, 2020
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What to Do About Old Friends in Recovery

If you want to find lasting sobriety, it may be time to say goodbye to some old friends in recovery. Here’s how you should approach old friendships after rehab to make sure you stay on track.