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How to Be a Better Parent in Recovery

Parents In Addiction Recovery

Friday, November 10, 2017

Recovery from addiction isn’t something that just ends when you finish rehab or the day you move out of your sober living facility. It’s a lifetime journey, one that is just getting started. And if you’re a parent, one of the more pressing issues in your mind might be, “How do I parent well, now … Continued


Types of Alcoholics

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Thursday, November 2, 2017

If you think you can spot an alcoholic, you may be holding on to an old stereotype. There is a major difference between stereotypes and actual alcoholism. Although there are around 17.6 million alcoholics living in the U.S. – 1 in 12 adults – there is no “typical alcoholic.” They are vastly different in age, … Continued


Family Programming: Reconnection

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Friday, September 29, 2017

When Jill R. finished her first day of family programming at JourneyPure at the River, she needed an outlet for her emotions so she poured her heart into a journal, easily filling five pages. “I had to do that for my own self-healing,” she said. It’s been a challenging year for Jill and her son, … Continued


The Best Prevention Strategy: Talk to Your Kids

Addiction and Teens

Thursday, June 8, 2017

When it comes to underage drinking, prevention is the best strategy. Educating adolescents about the dangers of alcohol abuse is critical, as more than 80 percent of youth ages 10 – 18 say parents are the biggest influence in their decision to drink or not. Adolescence can be a challenging time and unfortunately, alcohol can … Continued


Letting Go Of Toxic Relationships: Part 2

Addiction and relationships

Monday, April 24, 2017

Previously, we looked at common types of toxic relationships that can threaten your recovery, especially in the first few months after treatment. Now that you have an idea of what kinds of people might serve as roadblocks to your sobriety, we’ll look at some strategies for letting go of these relationships. It’s important to keep … Continued


The Addiction Blog

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    The coaching model, originally borrowed from sports, is very popular for all sorts of topics right now. There are coaches available to help you with your weight loss goals, to help you build or grow your business and to guide you to better health and ...

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  • Your Brain On Drugs: How the Damage Is Done and How to Undo It

    The study of the human brain has made great progress in recent years. In 2015, for example, new discoveries were made in the link between the brain and the immune system, new details were revealed about how the brain changes as we age and new insight ...

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  • How Heroin Travels in the U.S.—Infographic

    1960s Heroin Use To understand how heroin travels into the U.S. now, it’s important to understand the drug’s origin. Heroin was first synthesized in 1874 by English chemist C.R. Alder Wright. From the beginning, its intended purpose was f ...

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  • Treating Depression With Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

    Life is a series of ups and downs, and like many people, you may feel down from time to time. Feeling down, or that life is against you, is an all too common feeling in today’s society. As many as 14.8 million adults in the U.S. are affected by Ma ...

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