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Emotional Struggles Later in Recovery

Emotional Struggles Later in Recovery

Emotional Struggles Later in Recovery After the dust settles in recovery, and things began to become more stable, it seems like it would be natural to be in a place where life is flowing easier. However, this time can often be a complicated time for those in recovery. This can […]

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Holiday Recovery… Can It Wait?

Holiday Recovery... Can It Wait?

Holiday Recovery… Can It Wait? From Thanksgiving through the New Year, prioritizing yourself can be a tall order. This is true for everyone, and especially for people who are dealing with an addiction. Whether you are dealing with your own addiction to substances, alcohol, or sex, or you’re in a […]

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The Underdiagnosis of Substance Use Disorders in Young People

The Underdiagnosis of Substance Use Disorders in Young People

The Underdiagnosis of Substance Use Disorders in Young People What are Substance Use Disorders? Most of us are familiar with the term “substance abuse,” or “addiction,” to refer to someone who has a drug or alcohol-related problem. The term “substance use disorder” is a bit less familiar to many. It’s […]

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Men and Therapy: Get Past the Stigma and Feel Better!

Men and Therapy: Get Past the Stigma and Feel Better!

Men and Therapy: Get Past the Stigma and Feel Better! Men benefit from therapy just as much as anyone else, but are generally very apprehensive about actually going to see a therapist. Only 2 out of 100 men seek outpatient help for depression, for example; the other 8 are more […]

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What is Post Induction Therapy and How Can It Help?

What is Post Induction Therapy and How Can It Help?

What is Post Induction Therapy and How Can It Help? Post Induction Therapy is a type of therapy that was created to help people with developmental immaturity that comes from developmental wounds. This style of therapy was developed by Pia Mellody, a leading proponent of issues relating to love addiction […]

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How can Hypnotherapy Help You Recover from Your Addiction?

How can Hypnotherapy Help You Recover from Your Addiction?

How can Hypnotherapy Help You Recover from Your Addiction? “You are getting veeeery sober.”Could hypnotherapy help you recover from addiction? Don’t knock it ‘til you’ve tried it! Since hypnosis has such a long history of being an entertaining parlor trick, it’s tempting to discount its use in healthcare. However, hypnotherapy […]

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How can Substance Abuse Lead to Relationship Problems?

How can Substance Abuse Lead to Relationship Problems?

How can Substance Abuse Lead to Relationship Problems? Are drugs coming between you and your loved one? How did this happen and what does it mean? Maybe you knew he or she was an occasional recreational user when you began the relationship, but it didn’t bother you. Maybe you did […]

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Why Should You Watch Out for Multiple Addictions While in Recovery?

Why Should You Watch Out for Multiple Addictions While in Recovery?

Why Should You Watch Out for Multiple Addictions While in Recovery? Recovering from addiction isn’t easy, and one of the biggest challenges facing recovering addicts is relapse. For people with multiple addictions, this is an even bigger challenge. Addictions are frequently co-occurring, but should they be treated at the same […]

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Drugs Don’t Love You: 5 Signs It’s Time to Break Away

Drugs Don’t Love You: 5 Signs It’s Time to Break Away

Drugs Don’t Love You: 5 Signs It’s Time to Break Away “Oh, I could quit any time, if I wanted to. I just don’t want to.” How many times have you heard this from a friend or loved one with a drug problem? Or how many times have you said […]

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3 Reasons Substance Abuse Counseling is Better Than Quitting Drugs on Your Own

3 Reasons Substance Abuse Counseling is Better Than Quitting Drugs on Your Own

3 Reasons Substance Abuse Counseling is Better Than Quitting Drugs on Your Own Quitting drugs on your own is hard. Addiction is such a multifaceted disease — affecting your physical, emotional, and mental well-being — that it is much more effectively treated with professional help. Whether you’re looking for assistance […]

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