24 Sep Counter Isolation to Strengthen Youth Against Addiction

There are many factors that contribute to addiction and its risk. Certain individuals are at an especially high risk for addiction, whether that’s due to genetic causes, events and environment that they grew up in, or continuing mental health issues. There’s one group that is at an unusually high risk for addiction: the LGBT community. While about 9% of the population at large struggles with addiction, an estimated 20-30% of the LGBT community has the same problem. That means that gay or transgender teens are over twice as likely to struggle with addiction!
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Moving boxes

22 Jul When Moving On Literally Means Moving

You have decided to change your life, and to give yourself a fresh start.   Relapse after rehab is a common occurrence, and you need to do everything that you can to prevent it from happening — even if that means moving.  Relapse often occurs due to triggers such as stress, fear, depression, watching TV, walking down a certain road, or sitting in a place that you used to use drugs or alcohol.  You can help combat some of these by moving to a new city, or even just a new neighborhood.  Read on to learn more.  
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Looking into the mirror

08 Jul How to Reconnect With Your Sober Self

If you have been reliant on drugs and alcohol and have recently delved down a path of sobriety, it may be time to press your emotional reset button and reconnect to your sober self.  Things will be different than they were before, your social circle may have changed, things that you enjoy doing will be different and more.  Here are some ways to help you reconnect with yourself for a better you.  
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