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Everyone in early addiction recovery knows that bad news and bad luck can trigger a relapse. Some of the more common and obvious triggers include things like financial problems, divorce, or a death in the family. However, misfortune isn’t the...

When it comes to recovery, all help is useful. Thankfully, there’s much of it. Over the years addiction recovery has grown to adopt many ways to provide help. Currently, in this period of technological advancements with the internet and cellular...

There’s no question that the average American works 40 hours a week, weekdays, on a 9 to 5 schedule. Of course, others may have different schedules, but the majority of the country lives for the weekend. After a long week,...

There’s no getting around it. Relapse is part of recovery. In fact, it’s such a part of recovery that up to 60 percent of recovering individuals relapse. Whether you or a loved one is on the road to recovery for...

Anxiety is something that the average person has to deal with on a daily basis. But, although anxiety is a normal emotion to experience, it can be a risk for those in early recovery. Relapse rates are highest in the...

Relapse is one of the most frustrating, crushing experiences that any recovering drug addict can face. It can leave you feeling so guilty and ashamed that you may even consider turning to drugs again because what’s the point in trying...

Alcoholism hurts more than just the alcoholic. As the close friend of someone struggling with alcohol dependency, you have an important influence that might aid in his recovery. There are ways you can help your friend recognize the problem and...

Since the 90s, Americans have had access to prescription opiates. Ever since we’ve been battling the opioid epidemic which has claimed the lives of hundred of thousands of individuals. Despite the efforts of government officials, families of lost individuals, and...

There are many people who still falsely believe that drug addiction is an issue of morality. However, the truth of the matter is that most addicts don’t choose to continue using drugs once they start. In fact, continued use is...

Rehab may have helped you detox, but once you sign those discharge papers, the responsibility of staying sober falls on you. Once you’ve left your inpatient treatment program, you’ll need to devote yourself to maintaining your sobriety for the rest...