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Is There a Link Between Inadequate Sleep and Teen Drug Abuse?

The Recovery VillageAddiction

You have seen the stereotype of the "sleepy teen" that is depicted in movies and television shows. It might be good for a laugh or two, but the truth is that sleep or lack thereof is a serious issue.
August 4th 2017
The Recovery Village
Addiction

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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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Coast Guard Still Waging War on Cocaine

The Recovery VillageAddiction

As the nation and much of the world battle the highly publicized opiate epidemic, the U.S. Coast Guard still wages war on cocaine on the high seas and along our nation's coastal borders.
July 26th 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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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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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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Is OCD Contributing to Your Drug Addiction?

The Recovery VillageAddiction

OCD stands for obsessive-compulsive disorder, and it affects over 2 million men and women in the U.S. alone.
July 22nd 2017
The Recovery Village
Addiction

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The High Cost of Drug Addiction in the Workplace

The Recovery VillageAddiction

Drug addiction exacts a high toll on addicted individuals and their loved ones, but they are not the only ones who suffer from untreated substance abuse issues.
July 21st 2017
The Recovery Village
Addiction

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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