Tag: <span>Addiction support</span>

A Timeline for Working the 12 Steps
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A Timeline for Working the 12 Steps

One of the most common things a newbie asks about the 12 steps, is how long is this going to take? It’s understandable. Even if you won’t admit it, we know you’re excited about recovery. Who wouldn’t be? But here’s the thing.  “Everyone recovers at his or her own pace and experiences sobriety in his...

5 Common Fears in Recovery (And How to Overcome Them)
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5 Common Fears in Recovery (And How to Overcome Them)

Everyone is afraid of something but overcoming fears in recovery can mean the difference between life and death. We know that sounds very broad and exaggerated but it’s true. In 2011, 21.6 million people needed treatment for addiction and only 10 percent received some kind of specialty treatment. In contrast, more and more people are...

Stories of Recovery: Joy
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Stories of Recovery: Joy

Every month on our blog we feature stories of recovery from our addiction recovery podcast, TDH Voice. This blog originally appeared on tdhvoice.com and Joy’s story was also featured on episode 18 of the TDH Voice podcast.  Though she never struggled with addiction herself, Joy’s experience with addiction has followed her through her whole life. Her...

Sober Summer Tips: Staying Dry When It’s Hot Out!
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Sober Summer Tips: Staying Dry When It’s Hot Out!

The temperature is mercilessly rising and the sun is shining bright this summer. There’s nothing like a refreshing nonalcoholic beverage to stay cool and beat the heat. When you’re in recovery, though, summer holiday parties where participating in the celebration all but mandates having a hard drink in one’s hand can make staying sober seem...

Can You Get Fired For Going to Rehab?
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Can You Get Fired For Going to Rehab?

When someone is considering addiction treatment, it’s a widespread concern to be worried about their job security. Will you be able to keep your job? Is it legal for your employer to fire you while in treatment? How do you maintain job security throughout treatment? We get these questions a lot from both those interested...

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