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Keeping Your Sobriety on Summer Vacations

When you think about summer, your mind may wander to thoughts of long, warm days, enjoying the sunshine with friends, BBQs and picnics, and trips to the beach. Culture and advertising want you to believe that drinking alcohol is an essential part of enjoying fun summer activities. If you are in recovery, you might need…

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Understanding Your Past Traumas and Their Role in Addiction

Addiction impacts every part of a person’s life. It can have devastating consequences for their physical and mental health and can affect their ability to function in day-to-day life. The effects of addiction are long-lasting for both the person and the community around them. Addiction doesn’t just appear out of nowhere. It has deep biological…

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Signs You Are Addicted to Percocet

Prescription drug abuse is a big problem in the United States. Millions of Americans take prescription drugs recreationally or use prescription drugs differently than prescribed. Drug abuse and addiction are not the same things. Abusing drugs can lead to addiction, and addiction is a serious medical condition that requires treatment. Percocet is one of the…

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How to Avoid Symptoms of Anxiety

Anxiety is part of life, and feeling anxious or stressed during significant life changes is normal. Starting a new job, suffering financial hardships, or going through the end of a relationship can bring on feelings of anxiety. With time and coping skills, most anxiety will get better over time. However, some people experience chronic anxiety…

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How to Care for Your Mental Health While Working From Home

More people than ever before are working from home. When COVID-19 arrived in our country, many people had to pack up their desks and set up shop at home. For some, working from home is a welcome change. For others, it presents insurmountable challenges. People have had to find a new balance between their work…

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Importance of Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. During this month, the mental health community works to spread awareness about mental health, promote understanding around mental illness, and encourage people to take care of their mental health. One of the Mental Health Awareness Month goals is to reduce the stigma around talking about mental health. One in…

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Why Attend a Women’s Recovery Center

When choosing a treatment program to support your recovery from drug or alcohol addiction, you must find one that gives you what you need. To participate in the process, you need to feel welcome and safe. You should feel assured that you would not be judged or shamed. Women’s recovery can often be supported best…

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Qualities of a Great Drug Rehab

Many people struggle with drug or alcohol dependence at some point in their life. For most people who struggle with addiction, drug rehab is an integral part of their recovery and return to a healthy, productive life. However, finding the right addiction treatment center can be challenging. Those who need drug rehab require quality care,…