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How to Make 2019 a Better Year for Your Mental Health

New Year’s Eve is commonly associated with partying, either with or without alcohol, as a way of celebrating the end of a year and the ... Read more
December 17th 2018
Devin Golden
Mental Health

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20 Quotes to Inspire Your Addiction Recovery Journey

20 Quotes to Inspire Your Addiction Recovery Journey

Beginning and staying on the road to recovery can be a challenge. Drug addiction is a cunning and baffling disease...
December 12th 2018
The Recovery Village
Addiction, Addiction / Recovery Stories, Recovery

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Why Christmas Isn’t Merry For All

As a child, Christmas always seemed so far away — “five more sleeps” seemed like an eternity. However, as an adult, you may find yourself ... Read more
December 12th 2018
Jennifer Kopf
Mental Health

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Understanding The Difference Between Alcohol Use and Alcoholism

Understanding The Difference Between Alcohol Use and Alcoholism

This may confuse some people used to the term alcoholic or alcoholism, though: What is an alcohol use disorder? How does it differ from alcoholism? ... Read more
December 12th 2018
The Recovery Village
Alcohol Treatment

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6 Ways to Understand The Changes In Addiction and Treatment Recovery

It’s hard to know what to expect when you’re thinking about getting sober. If you’re like me, you do the research first. You might head ... Read more
December 12th 2018
Kelly Fitzgerald
Substance Abuse

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What Are Drug Courts and How Do They Work?

Not only do millions of Americans spend time incarcerated due to drug offenses, a high proportion of violent crimes involve the use of alcohol or ... Read more
December 12th 2018
The Recovery Village
Rehab

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How Do I Help Someone Struggling With Drug Addiction?

Helping a loved one struggling with drug or alcohol addiction is often a long and heartbreaking journey. At times, it can be so overwhelming that ... Read more
December 12th 2018
Christina Bockisch
Substance Abuse

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Is Drug Addiction a Disease or Choice?

Is Drug Addiction a Disease or Choice?

For centuries, addiction to alcohol and drugs has been seen as a moral failing. The person addicted was viewed as lacking in willpower. But while ... Read more
December 12th 2018
Jessie Gould
Alcohol Treatment, Substance Abuse

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Does Drug Rehab Work? See Success Rates and Statistics

If you’re thinking about recovery or have already begun your journey to sobriety, you’ve probably heard some scary statistics about inpatient treatment, residential treatment, detox, ... Read more
December 12th 2018
Liz Lazzara
Rehab