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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: Olivia’s Story

Olivia PennelleAddiction, Addiction / Recovery Stories, Recovery

Just over five years ago, I was popping pills like they were candy, and drowning my misery in four bottles of wine a day.
July 5th 2017
Olivia Pennelle
Addiction, Addiction / Recovery Stories, 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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Attending AA Led to the Realization that I Am an Addict, Not an Alcoholic

Olivia PennelleAddiction, Recovery

When I walked into the rooms of AA, it was because of the depths that alcohol had taken me to.
June 30th 2017
Olivia Pennelle
Addiction, Recovery

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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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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

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Mental Health Professionals Who Work in Alcohol and Drug Rehab Facilities

The Recovery VillageAlcohol Treatment, Rehab

When you make the wise choice to go to an alcohol and drug rehab, a team of dedicated and highly-trained professionals will be on hand to help you reach your sobriety goals.
June 20th 2017
The Recovery Village
Alcohol Treatment, Rehab

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Alcohol addiction

5 Ways to Enjoy Summer without Alcohol

The Recovery VillageAddiction, Alcohol Treatment

When you think of summer, the first thoughts that come to mind probably involve parties and outings with friends. For many addicts, those good times ... Read more
June 14th 2017
The Recovery Village
Addiction, Alcohol Treatment

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Understanding The Difference Between Alcohol Use and Alcoholism

Understanding The Difference Between Alcohol Use and Alcoholism

The Recovery VillageAlcohol Treatment

This may confuse some people used to the term alcoholic or alcoholism, though: What is an alcohol use disorder? How does it differ from alcoholism? ... Read more
May 16th 2017
The Recovery Village
Alcohol Treatment

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How Drinking Hid My Anxiety and How I Manage It Sober

Beth LeipholtzAddiction, Co-occurring Disorders

A first-hand account of how drinking allowed one young woman to feel normal and provided an escape from the grips of anxiety.
May 1st 2017
Beth Leipholtz
Addiction, Co-occurring Disorders