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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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How To Be Compassionate Towards Those Still Suffering

Kelly FitzgeraldAddiction, Recovery

It’s not unusual to see how common and blatant addiction stigma is in today’s world.
July 6th 2017
Kelly Fitzgerald
Addiction, 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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5 Reasons Cocaine is Deceptively Addictive

5 Reasons Cocaine is Deceptively Addictive

Carly BensonAddiction, Recovery

No one really ever begins using cocaine with the idea in mind that they will one day be addicted to it.
June 23rd 2017
Carly Benson
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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Why We Should Celebrate All of Our Sobriety Dates

Olivia PennelleAddiction, Co-occurring Disorders, Recovery

Recovery has led me to a series of realizations about the substances I continued to use. Quitting those substances are reason for celebration, too.
May 3rd 2017
Olivia Pennelle
Addiction, Co-occurring Disorders, Recovery

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Top 6 Ways Sobriety Will Change Your Life

The Recovery VillageRecovery, Rehab, Sober Living

If you are thinking about getting sober and entering a substance abuse treatment center, you are probably terrified. Approaching sobriety can be one of the ... Read more
April 27th 2017
The Recovery Village
Recovery, Rehab, Sober Living

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Building Your Support System for Successful Sobriety

Building Your Support System for Successful Sobriety

The Recovery VillageRecovery, Rehab, Sober Living

Understanding sobriety and addiction recovery begins with understanding what the term “recovery” encompasses. Recovery is a dynamic process that involves achieving the many positive physical, ... Read more
April 26th 2017
The Recovery Village
Recovery, Rehab, Sober Living

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Is Drug Addiction a Disease or Choice?

Is Drug Addiction a Disease or Choice?

Jessie GouldAlcohol Treatment, Substance Abuse

For centuries, addiction to alcohol and drugs has been seen as a moral failing. The person addicted was viewed as lacking in willpower. But while ... Read more
June 30th 2016
Jessie Gould
Alcohol Treatment, Substance Abuse