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Drug and alcohol rehab

5 Recovery Skills to Master in Drug and Alcohol Rehab

The Recovery VillageRehab

Drug and alcohol rehab is designed to facilitate your recovery. It begins with stopping the use of addictive substances, but it certainly does not end there.
June 29th 2017
The Recovery Village
Rehab

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Should You Use the Services of an Interventionist?

The Recovery VillageRehab

Many families see a substance abuse problem in a loved one long before the person with the issue is ready to get help.
June 28th 2017
The Recovery Village
Rehab

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Coping with Anger in Addiction Recovery

Coping with Anger in Addiction Recovery

The Recovery VillageAddiction, Addiction / Recovery Stories, Recovery

Addiction recovery almost always involves dealing with anger. Anger may be directed at oneself, at specific people, at less-specific entities (like law enforcement), or at society as a whole.
June 27th 2017
The Recovery Village
Addiction, Addiction / Recovery Stories, Recovery

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Americans Favor Treatment Rather Than Prison for Addicts

Americans Favor Treatment Rather Than Prison for Addicts

The Recovery VillageAddiction

In the 1970s, public sentiment surrounding drug addiction shifted toward imprisonment and punishment for drug addiction.
June 26th 2017
The Recovery Village
Addiction

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Exploring Medicaid's Role in Substance Abuse Treatment

Exploring Medicaid’s Role in Substance Abuse Treatment

The Recovery VillageSubstance Abuse

In 2015, almost 3 million Americans were addicted to opioids, including both prescription medications and street drugs like heroin.
June 26th 2017
The Recovery Village
Substance Abuse

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Pills Were My Addiction, But Recovery Means I Abstain From Alcohol Too

Lara FrazierAddiction, Recovery

I sit in his office. It is the first time I am willing to be honest, about anything. About all of it.
June 25th 2017
Lara Frazier
Addiction, Recovery

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The Meditative Power of Cycling

Olivia PennelleRecovery

Cycling as meditation? You ask. What? Are you crazy?! Well, I am a little bonkers—in a good way!—but cycling really does have meditative powers for me.
June 24th 2017
Olivia Pennelle
Recovery

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What is the Harm Reduction Approach to Substance Abuse Treatment?

The Recovery VillageRehab, Substance Abuse

Complete abstinence from addictive substances has been a key component of substance abuse treatment in the United States for a long time.
June 23rd 2017
The Recovery Village
Rehab, Substance Abuse

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5 Reasons Cocaine is Deceptively Addictive

5 Reasons Cocaine is Deceptively Addictive

Carly BensonAddiction, Recovery

No one really ever begins using cocaine with the idea in mind that they will one day be addicted to it.
June 23rd 2017
Carly Benson
Addiction, Recovery

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My First Refuge Recovery Meeting

My First Refuge Recovery Meeting

Olivia PennelleCo-occurring Disorders, Recovery

I walked through the doors of The Alano Club in Portland full of curiosity and hungry for something more for my recovery.
June 22nd 2017
Olivia Pennelle
Co-occurring Disorders, Recovery