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Recovery Playlist: 10 Songs About Addiction And Sobriety

Recovery Playlist: 10 Songs About Addiction And Sobriety

The Recovery VillageAddiction, Recovery, Sober Living

There’s something comforting about a good song. Beats and melodies we can listen to over and over again and lyrics we will never forget. There ... Read more
October 19th 2016
The Recovery Village
Addiction, Recovery, Sober Living

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Does Drug Rehab Work? See Success Rates and Statistics

Liz LazzaraRehab

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
October 6th 2016
Liz Lazzara
Rehab

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Understanding Drug Testing For Your Child

Understanding Drug Testing For Your Child

Dave MurrowSubstance Abuse

After all the joys of parenting young children, there comes a time when those toddlers grow up into middle school age and high school age. ... Read more
September 27th 2016
Dave Murrow
Substance Abuse

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Drunkorexia: An alarming trend sweeping college campuses

Drunkorexia: An alarming trend sweeping college campuses

Lindsey HallAlcohol Treatment, Co-occurring Disorders, Mental Health, Substance Abuse

Drunkorexia—it’s a term that sounds like a joke, but is a growing behavioral trend on college campuses and well into adulthood. Referred to as “the ... Read more

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Sobriety Is Not Boring: 10 Reasons Why I Love Living Sober

The Recovery VillageHope, Recovery, Sober Living

Most people find sobriety terrifying. That’s because they have no idea what to expect or they believe the countless misconceptions that plague the media and ... Read more
September 16th 2016
The Recovery Village
Hope, Recovery, Sober Living

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7 Things To Look For When Finding a Sponsor

Beth LeipholtzSober Living

If you’ve found yourself maintaining sobriety through attending 12-step meetings, it’s likely that in addition to reading the Big Book and daily affirmations, someone has suggested ... Read more
September 12th 2016
Beth Leipholtz
Sober Living

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Celebrating National Recovery Month

Kelly FitzgeraldSubstance Abuse

September is an important month. It’s the end of summer, the start of a new season, and the start of school for many. It’s also National Recovery Month.
September 9th 2016
Kelly Fitzgerald
Substance Abuse

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7 Reasons Why Relapse Does Not Mean You’ve Failed

Liz LazzaraSober Living

If you’ve experienced a relapse, it can be easy to think you’ve failed at recovery. Your brain can go straight to the negativity zone: I’ll never ... Read more
September 5th 2016
Liz Lazzara
Sober Living

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5 Lessons I Learned From The Generation Found Film

Kelly FitzgeraldSubstance Abuse

The Generation Found film screening in Orlando, Florida. On August 25 Advanced Recovery Systems hosted a screening of the new film Generation Found in Orlando ... Read more
September 2nd 2016
Kelly Fitzgerald
Substance Abuse

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When Does Drug Abuse Become Addiction?

Danica BarnettSubstance Abuse

When drug use turns to full-blown addiction and dependence, it can be difficult to pinpoint a time before it became a problem. But all addiction ... Read more
September 2nd 2016
Danica Barnett
Substance Abuse