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Alcohol abuse

How to Tell If You Are a Dry Drunk

The Recovery VillageAlcohol Treatment, Substance Abuse

When a person has an alcohol abuse problem, it involves much more than just drinking. Any substance use disorder also ingrains various negative attitudes, feelings, ... Read more
October 26th 2017
The Recovery Village
Alcohol Treatment, Substance Abuse

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Alcohol addiction

Exploring the Link between Chronic Pain and Alcohol Abuse

The Recovery VillageAddiction

The use of alcohol to address acute pain has a long history. Watch a couple of old Westerns on television and you are bound to ... Read more
August 22nd 2017
The Recovery Village
Addiction

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3 Reasons Why My Recovery Has Nothing To Do With Religion  

Beth LeipholtzAddiction, Recovery

For as long as I can remember, religion has made me squirm. I’ve never felt comfortable in churches. The Bible has never resonated with me. I’ve never felt really, truly connected to God...
July 26th 2017
Beth Leipholtz
Addiction, Recovery

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From Addiction to Recovery: Laura S’s Story

Kelly FitzgeraldAddiction / Recovery Stories

Growing up, I always felt like something was off. Despite having an amazing family - two wonderful parents and an older brother -- I struggled to fit in.
July 25th 2017
Kelly Fitzgerald
Addiction / Recovery Stories

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Life Lessons I Learned The Hard Way Through Drinking

5 Life Lessons I Learned The Hard Way Through Drinking

Beth LeipholtzAddiction, Recovery

Life lessons are important, but they aren’t always fun to learn. Sometimes we learn the hard way, and for me, that came in the form of drinking and facing consequences.
July 23rd 2017
Beth Leipholtz
Addiction, Recovery

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From Addiction to Recovery: Carly’s Story

Carly BensonAddiction / Recovery Stories

I moved from Dallas to Naples, Florida when I was fourteen years old. It was the biggest change of my life at the time and when I landed there I was nervous about not knowing anyone.
July 20th 2017
Carly Benson
Addiction / Recovery Stories

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From Addiction to Recovery: Laura W’s Story

Kelly FitzgeraldAddiction, Recovery

“Why do you drink? What is it that alcohol does for you,” asked my counselor in our very first meeting.
July 7th 2017
Kelly Fitzgerald
Addiction, Recovery

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Recovery Helped Me Find My Purpose

Carly BensonRecovery

One of the best things that came from me getting sober is that it helped me to get back in tune with myself.
July 7th 2017
Carly Benson
Recovery

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From Addiction to Recovery: Beth’s Story

From Addiction to Recovery: Beth’s Story

Beth LeipholtzAddiction, Addiction / Recovery Stories, Recovery

As I’d done many times before, I woke up in my sophomore dorm room one Sunday morning and began to piece together and retrace my steps from the night before.
July 2nd 2017
Beth Leipholtz
Addiction, Addiction / Recovery Stories, Recovery

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how to party sober in 5 easy steps

How To Party Sober in 5 Easy Steps

Kelly FitzgeraldRecovery

There’s a popular misconception about sobriety that when we stop drinking the party is over. And although to some extent this is true, you can still have fun in sobriety
June 21st 2017
Kelly Fitzgerald
Recovery