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By: ebarbour

Self-Medicating, self-medication

Are You Self-Medicating?

Self-medicating is a response to challenges faced in life. It occurs when individuals turn to prescription drugs, illegal drugs or alcohol...

making mistakes in recovery

How Making Mistakes Benefits Recovery

Mistakes are inevitable. In recovery and life, mistakes play a significant role in keeping you from pursuing goals or teaching you...

panic, anxiety, recovery

Overcoming Panic and Anxiety Before Turning to Substances

Anxiety and stress can manifest at any given point and over any given situation. These feelings can also follow you around...

Group Of Mature Female Friends On Outdoor Yoga Retreat Walking Along Path Through Campsite

Tips for Finding a New Circle of Friends While in Recovery from a Substance Use Disorder

Recovery is about rebuilding your life after a substance use disorder in a manner that supports your ongoing sobriety. Finding a...

support, terminal uniqueness

Terminal Uniqueness: Finding Common Ground in Recovery

Terminal uniqueness is the belief that you are special or different from everybody else in recovery. Believing that your experiences are...

life after treatment

3 Ways to Establish Your Life After Treatment

Immediately following treatment, you will likely experience a sense of accomplishment, relief, pride and excitement. While it might feel like these...

money, understanding the cost of addiction rehab

Understanding the Cost of Addiction Rehab

The inability to afford rehab is one of the number one reasons why those struggling with addiction don’t receive help. The...

yoga, stress, recovery

Four Ways Yoga Can Help in Times of Duress

Stress can take its toll on your mental and physical health. Worries resulting in stress, anxiety and depression can result from...

therapy, creative healing, recovery journey

Recovery Through Creative Healing

Creativity is a physical representation of your suspended thoughts and memories. For example, if you have not drawn since your early...

meditate, activity therapy, recovery

Activity Therapy and the “New Normal”

Living under the current restrictions due to COVID-19 has most likely redefined how you approach even the most basic tasks in...

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