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A sober couple navigate dating in recovery as they eat together on a date.

Dating Someone In Recovery? This Is What You Should Know

Becky GreinerThe Recovery Village

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
The Recovery Village

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5 Ways to Use Introversion to Your Advantage in Recovery

5 Ways to Use Introversion to Your Advantage in Recovery

Megan HullThe Recovery Village

Recovering from a drug or alcohol addiction is difficult for anyone. However, the process may be doubly challenging if you’re an introvert. As someone who ... Read more
August 27th 2018
Megan Hull
The Recovery Village

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The front of the Recovery Village, a rehab center in Umatilla, Florida.

An Environment For Healing: What Sets The Recovery Village Apart

Devin GoldenThe Recovery Village

When people are struggling with addiction, they often feel at their absolute lowest. Substance use disorders can have a significant negative impact on a person’s ... Read more
August 26th 2018
Devin Golden
The Recovery Village

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A man throws his arms in the air in excitement while celebrating sobriety during National Recovery Month.

September Is National Recovery Month

Matt GonzalesThe Recovery Village

September Is National Recovery Month Mental illness is a growing epidemic in the United States. The disease has affected the mood, thinking and behavior of ... Read more
August 24th 2018
Matt Gonzales
The Recovery Village

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5 Sober Tips for Students in Recovery

Matt GonzalesThe Recovery Village

With August approaching, thousands of students across the United States are finalizing their class schedules, purchasing textbooks and contacting their future roommates in preparation for ... Read more
August 23rd 2018
Matt Gonzales
The Recovery Village

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Mental Illness and Poverty: A Depressing Reality

Matt GonzalesInside Addiction, The Recovery Village

In recent years, the deaths of successful entertainers showed that the rich and famous are not impervious to mental health problems. Mental illness played a ... Read more
August 23rd 2018
Matt Gonzales
Inside Addiction, The Recovery Village

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Get Better By Getting Away: How Travel Helps Mental Health

Devin GoldenThe Recovery Village

Depending on the struggle, people can often do well just by removing themselves from the  situation that plagues them. If someone is struggling with an ... Read more
August 22nd 2018
Devin Golden
The Recovery Village

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6 Ways to Act on International Overdose Awareness Day

6 Ways to Take Action on International Overdose Awareness Day

Camille RenzoniThe Recovery Village

International Overdose Awareness Day August 31, 2018 Drug addictions do not discriminate, and overdoses can affect people from all backgrounds, in every part of the ... Read more
August 20th 2018
Camille Renzoni
The Recovery Village

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Recovery in College: 3 Tips For the New School Year

Devin GoldenThe Recovery Village

Returning to college can be an exciting time. If you live far from your school, you probably haven’t seen many of your friends in a ... Read more
August 17th 2018
Devin Golden
The Recovery Village

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How to Have a Fun and Sober Summer Vacation

How to Have a Fun and Sober Summer Vacation

Jennifer KopfThe Recovery Village

Traveling at any time of the year is stressful, but traveling during a summer vacation with your family in a cramped car can make you ... Read more
August 16th 2018
Jennifer Kopf
The Recovery Village