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28 May Attending Parties Sober

Social engagements can feel a little overwhelming for a person recovering from a drug or alcohol addiction, especially during your first few years of sobriety. You can try to avoid places where other people will be drinking or using drugs for a while, but chances...

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24 May Getting a Natural High with Endorphins

Endorphins are hormones that provide stress relief, increase energy, and make you feel good all the way around. When they are released through healthy activities, they provide a natural high and create feelings of pleasure. For people who are recovering from addiction, endorphins can provide...

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22 May Changing Your Self-Image

Self-image is the way a person views himself or herself and how they believe others view them. This concept isn’t always based on reality and it changes over time. For instance, a person may think they are unattractive and may assume others feel this way...

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20 May Letting Go in Recovery

When you enter rehab for addiction recovery, you will be giving up a lot. The first thing that you will have to give up in order to begin making progress is the addictive substance or substances, such as alcohol or drugs. In order to continue...

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17 May Pain Management without Drugs

Pain is a part of life, at least occasionally, and most people use medication to alleviate it. However, for people who are recovering from a substance addiction, using pain relievers can put them at risk for relapse. Most prescription-grade pain relievers are addictive and may...

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15 May Emotional Intelligence in Addiction Recovery

Many people view drug rehabilitation as a process that rids the body of harmful substances and sets a person on a path to physical sobriety, but there’s much more to it than that. Maintaining sobriety requires more than just becoming physically sober; it requires emotional...

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13 May Abuse of Over-the-Counter Medications

Over-the-counter (OTC) drugs are medicines that have been appointed for people to use without needing a doctor's prescription. They have a lower propensity for addiction than prescription drugs, but people still find ways to abuse them. Any drug has the potential for being abused, but...

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07 May Understanding Addiction

Addiction is a disease where a person continues to seek out and abuse a substance even when it has a harmful effect on their life and health. Understanding this disease, how it works, and how to fight it is essential for people struggling with drug...

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29 Apr Types of Prescription Drug Abuse

As quickly as researchers are discovering new medications to help treat illness, people are finding new ways to abuse prescription drugs. Prescription drug abuse is defined as using a medication in any way other than how it was prescribed by a doctor. Prescription drug...

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27 Apr The Effects of Alcohol on the Brain

While the effects of alcohol on the human brain have been studied longer than any other drug, there is still a lot that researchers don’t know. For other drugs like cocaine, heroin, or marijuana, scientists have been able to determine specific proteins that the drugs bind...

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