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Drug and alcohol rehab

Bariatric Patients Found to Be at Greater Risk for Alcoholism

The Recovery VillageRehab

When a person meets the stringent criteria related to morbid obesity, he or she may elect to undergo bariatric surgery. While this radical approach to ... Read more
November 12th 2017
The Recovery Village
Rehab

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Alcohol addiction

Investigating the Brain of Binge Drinkers

The Recovery VillageAddiction

Alcohol advertisers depict their products as being used around friends, family, and otherwise enjoyable environments. Then, they caution that alcohol should be used responsibly. Unfortunately, ... Read more
October 6th 2017
The Recovery Village
Addiction

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Alcohol rehab

Celebrity Death Highlights the Medical Danger of Unsupervised Alcohol Withdrawal

The Recovery VillageAlcohol Treatment

The recent tragic death of True Blood star Nelsan Ellis highlights the danger of attempting to deal with alcohol detox in isolation.
August 8th 2017
The Recovery Village
Alcohol Treatment

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the power of journaling in recovery

The Power of Journaling as an Essential Recovery Practice 

Olivia PennelleRecovery

I’ll never forget the words my first sponsor said to me during our initial meeting: I can see that you’re really disconnected between your head and your heart, she said.
July 29th 2017
Olivia Pennelle
Recovery

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From Addiction to Recovery: Sarah’s Story

Kelly FitzgeraldAddiction / Recovery Stories

I am 14 years old and I am in the back seat of my mom’s Toyota Tercel and I am literally heartbroken. I know my life is forever changing.
July 27th 2017
Kelly Fitzgerald
Addiction / Recovery Stories

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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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How To Be Social and Avoid Triggers

Kelly FitzgeraldAddiction, Recovery

How can you have fun while sober? How can you be social, laugh, and be at events where others are drinking?
July 25th 2017
Kelly Fitzgerald
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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4 Ways Atheists and Agnostics Recover

Kelly FitzgeraldAddiction, Recovery

A common question among those trying to get sober, and those who are foreign to addiction and recovery is, how do atheists and agnostics recover?
July 24th 2017
Kelly Fitzgerald
Addiction, Recovery

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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