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Is Drinking Ruining Your Relationship?

The Recovery VillageAddiction

People drink alcohol for a number of reasons. You may drink because you think it is fun, as an escape from stress, or even to ... Read more
September 16th 2018
The Recovery Village
Addiction

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Is Science Closer to a Cure for Alcohol Use Disorder?

The Recovery VillageAlcohol Treatment

The suffering caused by alcoholism seems to be endless. So many of us either personally struggle or have a loved one struggling with the hold ... Read more
August 30th 2018
The Recovery Village
Alcohol Treatment

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Life in the Fast Lane: Exploring the Impact of College-Age Alcohol Abuse

The Recovery VillageAlcohol Treatment

If the statistics are correct, college tends to be a breeding ground for alcohol abuse. When young people move away from home for the first ... Read more
June 27th 2018
The Recovery Village
Alcohol Treatment

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How Does Alcohol Affect Sleep Quality?

The Recovery VillageAddiction, Alcohol Treatment

If you drink alcohol, you might notice that the substance can make you drowsy. Unfortunately, this can give a false impression that alcohol is an ... Read more
June 13th 2018
The Recovery Village
Addiction, Alcohol Treatment

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Drug and alcohol abuse

New Report Underscores Need for a National Resilience Strategy

The Recovery VillageSubstance Abuse

With over 127,000 Americans currently dying from drugs, alcohol, and suicide each year, if present trends continue, those numbers could increase by an astounding 60 ... Read more
December 12th 2017
The Recovery Village
Substance Abuse

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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

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

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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5 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