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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...

#TDHTalk: National Alcohol Awareness Month
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#TDHTalk: National Alcohol Awareness Month

In today’s society, alcohol addiction is something that we could all know a little more about. Alcohol is legal. Drinking alcohol is legal. But the word legal doesn’t mean that it’s safe or healthy. In honor of Alcohol Awareness Month, we thought it would be a good idea to explore why something that is so ingrained in...

The Six Stages of Change in Addiction Recovery
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The Six Stages of Change in Addiction Recovery

How many times have you thought about starting a diet or quitting nicotine or caffeine without doing anything about it? Or lapsed back into bad habits after hitting a speed bump on the road to lifelong addiction recovery? Understanding the stages of change can help you in achieving your goals, particularly when overcoming your destructive...

Eliminating the Stigma of Drug Addiction
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Eliminating the Stigma of Drug Addiction

Drug addiction affects millions of Americans every year, and still most people view drug addiction as a character flaw or simply the result of bad choices. While each addict must take responsibility for where they’ve ended up in life, looking down on these individuals is not at all beneficial. In order to help more people...

Can Drug or Alcohol Addiction Be Cured?
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Can Drug or Alcohol Addiction Be Cured?

There are some addiction rehab centers that insist they can cure drug and alcohol addiction. Is this claim realistic? Can drug and/or alcohol addiction be permanently cured? Extensive research attributes addiction largely to changes in brain structure and function. Because these changes make it much harder for the addict to control substance use, health experts...