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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...

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...

Addiction Q&A: How to Identify Prescription Drug Abuse
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Addiction Q&A: How to Identify Prescription Drug Abuse

Prescription drug abuse is a growing problem in America, especially for teens. According to the NIDA for Teens (National Institute of Drug Abuse for Teens), prescription drugs are the most commonly abused substances by Americans aged 14 and older (after marijuana). Even if you’re not a parent yourself it’s a huge cause for concern. This...

Weekly Addiction News Roundup October 24th
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Weekly Addiction News Roundup October 24th

A roundup of the best in addiction news delivered here on our blog each Monday morning. 1. Cigna discontinues their policy of requiring doctors to seek authorization before they go about treating a patient for opioid addiction. (Reuters) 2. Man that was mistakenly arrested for alleged meth possession (turns out it was just donut glaze) will...

How to Overcome Opiate Addiction: Don’t Do It Alone
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How to Overcome Opiate Addiction: Don’t Do It Alone

Whether you are dependent on prescription painkillers or addicted to heroin, overcoming opiate addiction is tough. If you have tried to quit and failed, it may seem downright impossible. It isn’t though. You can overcome opiate addiction, but you can’t do it on your own. The Problem With Trying To Go “Cold Turkey” The do-it-yourself...

14 Addiction Recovery Terms to Stop Using Now
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14 Addiction Recovery Terms to Stop Using Now

Have you even been talking to someone about addiction recovery and just shuddered at their choice of words? Perhaps you are new to addiction and you’d like to brush up on the correct terminology to use when talking with your family, or even clients and co-workers? This guide of addiction recovery terms is a helpful...

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