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Dating Someone In Recovery? This Is What You Should Know

Becky GreinerRecovery

Here’s the short answer: There is no definitive guide on how to successfully date someone recovering from a substance use disorder. There is no way ... Read more
August 27th 2018
Becky Greiner
Recovery

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Does Going to Rehab Mean Losing Your Child?

The Recovery VillageAddiction, Recovery

If you are hesitating to get addiction treatment because you have children at home, this choice could cost you the one thing that you would ... Read more
July 23rd 2018
The Recovery Village
Addiction, Recovery

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How to Handle Post-Surgical Pain in Addiction Recovery

The Recovery VillageAddiction, Recovery

Finally breaking free from the grip of addiction may have been difficult, but the rewards of living life in recovery are virtually endless. Recovery from ... Read more
June 4th 2018
The Recovery Village
Addiction, Recovery

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Should Therapy in Rehab Include Anger Management?

The Recovery VillageAddiction, Recovery

Have you ever drunk alcohol or used drugs because you were upset or angry at someone or some aspect of your life? Problems stemming from ... Read more
May 18th 2018
The Recovery Village
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How to Keep Stress from Hijacking Your Recovery

The Recovery VillageAddiction, Recovery

Stress may be a normal part of life, but it can be particularly troublesome and even dangerous in recovery. Financial and health concerns, as well ... Read more
May 9th 2018
The Recovery Village
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6 Proven Benefits of Exercise in Addiction Recovery

The Recovery VillageAddiction, Recovery

When you are using drugs and alcohol to excess, your body and mind both take a real beating. Addiction changes your body chemistry, and once ... Read more
May 4th 2018
The Recovery Village
Addiction, Recovery

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5 Reasons Willpower Is Not Enough to Overcome Addiction

The Recovery VillageAddiction, Recovery

You may think that you have a pretty strong will, which is probably one of the reasons you are frustrated that it is not working ... Read more
April 4th 2018
The Recovery Village
Addiction, Recovery

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Pharmacists and Legalized Marijuana: An Uneasy Relationship

The Recovery VillageAddiction, Recovery

Now that 30 U.S. states and the District of Columbia have passed laws that make some form of marijuana legal, the question becomes how to ... Read more
March 30th 2018
The Recovery Village
Addiction, Recovery

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10 Ways to Manage Pain without Opioids

The Recovery VillageAddiction, Recovery

The over-prescription of opioid painkillers such as Hydrocodone and OxyContin is one of the main causes of the current addiction epidemic in this country. According to ... Read more
March 12th 2018
The Recovery Village
Addiction, Recovery

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By definition, a random act of kindness is simply that: a spontaneous, thoughtful gesture just for the sake of being kind.

When Random Kindness Makes All the Difference

Camille RenzoniHope, Recovery, Sober Living

It’s the moment the barista says, “the person ahead of you paid for your coffee.” It’s the unexpected “I love your shoes,” from someone in ... Read more
February 12th 2018
Camille Renzoni
Hope, Recovery, Sober Living