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#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...

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...

How Not to Deal With a Breakup in Recovery
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How Not to Deal With a Breakup in Recovery

Guest blog post by Single and Sober, a dating website tailored specifically for people in long-term recovery. We believe dating in recovery is possible and sober dating is our specialty.  Valentine’s Day is a holiday pitched as the excessively pink day for romantic love. But sometimes we do not always end up with the right person, and...

4 Benefits of Exercise for Women in Recovery
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4 Benefits of Exercise for Women in Recovery

A lot of women in recovery are shocked by how their health and overall well-being improves once they stop doing drugs and drinking alcohol. However, what they don’t realize, is that healthy eating choices and regular exercise can make you feel even better than you already do in your recovery. Let’s Talk Benefits of an Active...

Finding a God of Your Understanding
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Finding a God of Your Understanding

The extraordinary quality of living a program of recovery is deciding on a God of your understanding, with no end to the varieties of belief possible. Many men and women find they have been trying to live without God, having surrendered to drugs and alcohol finding themselves powerless to control their drinking and using. The...